IPL 2022 Mega Auction : Shepherd hopeful for get his maiden IPL contract..

West indian Rising star Romario Shepherd hopeful for get his maiden IPL contract. he has put his name in the last three IPL auctions but is yet to be got contract. This Year IPL mega auction to happen in Bengaluru on 12 and 13 February.

This time there will be a total of 10 ten teams will be participating in the tournament. Apart from the existing eight teams, Lucknow Super giants and Ahmedabad are the new franchises this season.

The deadline to register in the pool closed on January 20th A total of 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 overseas) have registered to be a part of the mega IPL 2022 auction, the BCCI said in a media statement on Saturday.

The Guyanese All Rounder, who Scored unbeaten 44 in the 2nd T20 between the West Indies and England Sunday, It is no surprise, that players who have performed well in the most recent Internationals tend to be popular at IPL auctions.

Speaking in a press conference today, Shepherd says It’s something he have dreamed of for a long time.

“I try to focus on what is at hand right now and try and put my all in here,” Shepherd, who has entered February’s auction with an Rs. 75 lakh ($100,000 USD approx.) base price, said. “Eventually, if an IPL contract comes, that would be great for me. I’m not saying that I don’t think about it – I do think about it, but I try not to think about it during a game, I just focus on wherever the game is and trying to get ourselves out of a situation.

“It’s a great platform. For any youngster, it’s their dream to go to the IPL and I’m no different. I’m trying my best to get myself in there, but at the same time trying to win a series here. It’s something that I’ve dreamed about for a very long time. My name was in the [auction] for the last three years, so this year, I’m looking forward to it.”

He has Scored so far 100 runs and eight wickets to his name in 11 T20 Internationals

 

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