The Ipl player auction for 2022 is scheduled to be held on February 12,13 (tomorrow) and initially 1240 players had registered for it. It also introduced two new teams, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.
However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that 590 out of 1240 registered players have been selected for the ipl mega auction and the catalog of the 590 players has also been announced. There are 370 Indian players and 220 foreign players.
A total of 41 West Indies players had initially registered for the IPL tournament this year and 34 of them have been selected for this year’s mega auction. Following is the list of West Indies players selected for this year’s auction.
01 Shimron Hetmyer, 02 Dwayne Bravo, 03 Jason Holder, 04 | Nicholas Pooran, 05 Dominic Drakes, 06 Odean Smith, 07 Sheldon Cottrell, 08 Evin Lewis, 09 Rovman Powell, 10 Sherfane Rutherford, 11 Romario Shepherd, 12 Andre Fletcher,
13 Shai Hope, 14 Obed Mccoy, 15 Hayden Walsh, 16 Brandon King, 17 Fabian Allen, 18 Akeal Hosein, 19 Alzarri Joseph, 20 Kennar Lewis, 21 Darren Bravo, 22 Shamrah Brooks , 23 Carlos Brathwaite, 24 Keemo Paul, 25 Jayden Seales, 26 Jon Russ Jaggesar,
27 Fidel Edwards, 28 Oshane Thomas , 29 Kyle Mayers, 30 Raymon Reifer, 31 Nyeem Young, 32 Ryan John, 33 Mark Deyal, 34 Roston Chase
The top 10 teams playing in the IPL this year are Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capital, Punjab and Kings. Accordingly, the owners of these teams will buy the above 590 players for their team.
Here are three West Indies players who can be sold at a higher price,
01 Jason Holder
Maybe Former West Indies captain holder to be bought by Bangalore team. Former West Indies captain Jason last represented Sunrisers Hyderabad and has played for several teams in the IPL. Veteran commentator Akas Chopra also said that the Jason Holder was even fit to be the captain of the Bangalore team.
It is reported that the Bangalore team will spend a lot of money to buy Holder has a total of 35 wickets in 26 IPL matches, while in T20 Internationals (T20Is), he has 38 wickets in 35 matches. With the bat, he strikes at 123.58 in T20Is and at 121.15 in the IPL.
02 Oden Smith
Smith is one of the rising stars of the West Indies team With his tearaway pace bowling and batting exploits down the order, West Indies allrounder Odean Smith is hoping to land a handsome deal from one of the franchises during the upcoming IPL mega auction.
In the last few matches, he has excelled with the bat as well as the ball. Akash Chopra said that there is a good demand for Smith.
03 Dawne Bravo
if CSK releases Dwayne Bravo, other franchises might be interested to pick the former West Indies player, who recently retired from international cricket after ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Bravo, who has played 151 IPL matches, has scored 1537 runs and taken 167 wickets. Browse is also the highest wicket-taker in the world. He took 551 wickets in 507 matches. Accordingly he will receive a large demand in the auction.