IPL 2022 Auction: Aakash Chopra Picks Shreyas Iyer as a Potential Candidate to Lead RCB and KKR
IPL 2022 Auction: The BCCI has announced the list of 590 players who will be coming under the hammer in the mega-auction. The mega-auction will begin in Bengaluru between February 12 and 13. IPL 2022 will be a 10-team affair. And the BCCI has announced the names of 10 players in the marquee list, which has some modern-day greats in the shortest format.
Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has shared his opinion about the players listed in the marquee list. There are four Indian players on the marquee list: Ravichandran Ashwin, Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, and Mohammed Shami. Do check our latest IPL match betting tips daily here in our site.
IPL 2022 Auction: Shreyas Iyer could be a potential captain, Akash Chopra
Shreyas Iyer, who was part of the Delhi Capitals in the last season, was released ahead of the auction. Shreyas has also captained the Delhi Capitals side for a few seasons. At a time when some franchises are looking for a captain, Shreyas Iyer could be that guy to go in the auction.
Aakash said that with the leadership skills of Shreyas Iyer, he could be a potential captaincy pick for KKR or RCB. Former Indian cricketer said on his YouTube video, “Shreyas Iyer could be a potential captain of KKR or RCB. I don’t think Punjab would be looking at him.” According to multiple reports, he could be the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Aakash also pointed out three overseas players who could fetch a large amount in the auction. He said Kagiso Rabada, David Warner, and Quinton de Kock could be the most expensive overseas players on the list. However, he added that because Ishan Kishan is not on this list, Iyer will be the one who gets a huge amount of money. He said,
“The most expensive player, the most expensive player is going to be Shreyas Iyer. In this list, the most expensive will be Iyer because Ishan Kishan is not there. If Ishan was there, there could’ve been a tug of war. Now, they will reserve money for Ishan and money will be splashed out for Iyer. “
He concluded, “The three most expensive overseas players will be Rabada, and then one of Quinton de Kock or David Warner will be the most expensive overseas player as well. There’s a good possibility. “
The Marquee List of Players at Auction
IPL 2022 Auction: The marquee players will be auctioned off first in the IPL auction. After that, the capped and uncapped players will alternately be subjected to the hammer. For this, the order will be as follows: the first batsman, then all-rounder, wicket-keeper batsman, fast bowler, and spinners.
There are a total of 228 capped players and 355 uncapped players who are on the list. 7 players are members of Associated Countries. The IPL auction will begin with the marquee players set. You can check our daily cricket tips here in our site.