The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction is just weeks away on February 12 and 13 and one of the top players on offer will be former Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Shardul Thakur. Shardul, who is called ‘Lord’ on social media, was not retained by the IPL 2021 champions and a bidding war would be expected for him after his sensational performance with both bat and ball for Team India in Test cricket. KL Rahul is the captain of the new team Lucknow Super Giants and will keep a close watch on him. On the tour of South Africa, Rahul had a hilarious joke with leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal at the apparent price of ‘Lord’ Shardul in the mega auction. ( ipl auction )
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Is there any budget for selecting Thakur in IPL 2022..
Shardul Thakur, who has developed into one of the premier all-format players for India in the last one year. Thakur asked KL Rahul if he has any budget to pick him in the mega auction of IPL 2022. Rahul himself was picked in the draft for Rs 17 crore but the captain jokingly told Shardul that he would not offer him more than his base price. In a viral video being shared on social media, Chahal is heard saying… there is no budget for God, brother.
Hardik can become the captain of Ahmedabad (ipl auction)
It remains to be seen whether MS Dhoni’s side will go for Shardul in the auction as ‘right to match’ cards are reportedly not available in the mega auction. Shardul will next be seen in action during the three-match ODI and T20I series against West Indies starting February 6 in Ahmedabad. It is being said that IPL 2022 will be held in Bangalore on February 12 and 13. This time in IPL 2022, 10 teams will compete. According to sources, it has been learned that Hardik Pandya has been released by Mumbai Indians. And Hardik can become the captain of Ahmedabad. ( ipl auction )