IPL auctions are already started making news as only a few more months left for the auction day. IPL auctions are set to take part in the month of January next year and each and every franchise will look to pick the right combinations that strengthen their team composition.
Already big names are getting released and the franchise will eye on the best players and will try their level best to bring them into their squad. This time franchise released the huge number of players due to the factors like team combination and high budget price and they will set to feature in bidding which might attract the other franchise to get them into their squad. So to be frank the bidding war will be much bigger than previous editions.
5 Players Who Could Lead the Bidding Wars in IPL 2019
Here is the list of few players who could lead the bidding wars in 2019:
This power hitting Aussie all-rounder tailor-made for T20 cricket will be one of the exciting players, who set be auctioned for 2019 edition for the Indian premier league. One of the major reasons for Kings XI Punjab’s playoff run in 2014 edition needs to introduction to Indian premier league.
Last few seasons have not been good for Glenn Maxwell as he was released by Delhi franchise for following year. But due to his hard-hitting abilities and ability to contribute few overs through his off and splendid fielding abilities make him so special. He can turn things around at any time by his power hitting abilities and he is perfectly suitable for finisher role.
Definitely, the franchises like Bangalore royal challengers and Rajasthan Royals who lacks power hitters down the order in their lineup will definitely love to have him in their squad. No doubt he is definitely a player to watch out for in next year’s bidding.
Handy spinner with big hitting abilities Axar Patel was the emerging player of the tournament in the 2014 edition. The 24-year-old all-rounder from Punjab played a pivotal role in Punjab’s victories over the years but a disappointing run in 2018 made him released from the Punjab franchise ending 8-year reign with the franchise.
Though he has been in and out of the Indian squad no one can doubt his finger spinning and power hitting abilities down the order. Like Maxwell, the franchises who look to strengthen their spin bowling department and lower middle order will definitely love to have him in their squad. Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals and sunrises Hyderabad will be contention to have him their squad. It is clear that the handy all-rounder will definitely be in the headlines during the IPL bidding.
Fast bowlers are always an asset for any t20 franchise and an Indian bowler who knows the art of death bowling is definitely an asset for any IPL franchise. So franchise will definitely keep an eye on Indian speedster Mohit Sharma as he will also be in bidding for next year’s IPL.
This Haryana born fast bowler who came to lime light after his stellar performance with Chennai super kings and it helped him to crack into Indian team and made him play in the 2015 world cup. But injuries and lack of form forced him out of the squad and bad run with Kings XI Punjab last year forced the franchise to release him. Bowls right arm fast medium and having the ability to bowl slow Yorkers and can be handy in death overs made him special and he is t20 specialist will definitely every franchise will love to have him in their squad.
Be it any form of cricket the genuine all-rounders will be loved by any teams and they would love to them on their squad. Sam Curran is one of such recent sensation who can swing the new ball with genuine pace and can be handy in the lower middle order with his power hitting abilities.
He was one of the major reasons is England’s success in recent months especially at India’s tour of England. He was the major difference between the two squads as he scored a match-defining century at lords and took wickets with the new ball along with James Anderson. So franchise will fight for him during auctions and definitely, he will be the million dollar baby in the upcoming edition of Indian premier league.
The young West Indian star and former West Indian U-19 captain Shimron Hetmyer was already a known name for Indian fans, thanks to his entertaining knocks in recently concluded West Indies tour of India.
He scored two fifties and a match-winning hundred and was the major reason for West Indies victory in third ODI. His power hitting abilities and ability to turn the match in his favor and finishing capabilities make him so special and definitely he along with Shai hope is the future of the West Indies cricket team.
Any IPL franchise who loves to strengthen their middle order will definitely love to have him in their squad. As he is going to debut in next year’s edition franchise, the team owners will definitely fight for him during the auction. The whopping IPL contract is waiting for him and hopes he continues to entertain us during the IPL season.
There are lots of other players in contention but considering the team combination these players will definitely make the headlines in the upcoming edition of Indian premier league and every franchise will love to have them on their squad.
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