Fast bowlers and all-rounders have dominated the last two editions of the IPL auction. Australian pacer Pat Cummins was the most expensive cricketer in the 2019 edition. He was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 15.5 crore. All-rounder Chris Morris has been sold at a higher price in the last edition, Tk 18.25 crore. New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson had the second-highest price in the same event.
According to the last two IPL auctions, Herschel Patel can get the highest price this time. The pacer took a maximum of 32 wickets in 15 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last edition. Before the auction, the tournament authorities gave him a chance to retain three local players, but Bangalore released him. As a result, any other team may be interested in getting him. If two or more parties show interest, the price may increase in the auction.
Delhi Capitals fast bowler Aves Khan has also bowled brilliantly in the last edition of the IPL. He has taken the second highest 24 wickets of the tournament. His great line adjustment in bowling. As a result, any party may keep a close eye on him, as Delhi did not keep him this time. The list of players retained by the team includes Rishav Pant, Prithviraj Shaw, Akshar Patel and Enrich Norkia.
Among the all-rounders, Hardik Pandeya is free this time. The last session did not go well for him. The formless Pandeya has been released by the Mumbai Indians this time. But when the name Pandeya then gets the form or how long. Considering that, the big price may fall in the auction for him. His strike rate in IPL is 153.91, he also got 42 wickets. Mumbai has retained Rohit Sharma, Jaspreet Burma, Suryakumar Yadav, and Kieron Pollard.
Deepak Chahar is one of the most surprising Indian fast bowlers. Chennai Super Kings have released the fast bowler known for his swing. He has taken 59 wickets in 63 matches in the IPL. In the 2019 season, he was in fine form. Took 22 wickets. This time the rest of the franchisees can jump to take him. Chennai has retained Rabindra Jadeja, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Moin Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Australia’s Joss Hazelwood is getting worse by the day. He has had a great year this year in all three formats. He also spread light in IPL with his own talent. He can also surprise in terms of price. Another is Kyle Jamieson of New Zealand.