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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Credits: Twitter
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IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 3 Big Players KKR Might Release. Despite the hurdles and challenges the COVID-19 pandemic posed before the world, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ensured the IPL 2021 was completed without much hindrance.

The tournament had to be halted in May owing to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in India and subsequently had to be moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2021 after a thumping win against Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final on October 15.

For many of the players, IPL 2021 could be the last time they might have played for the respective franchises.

As it is said ‘ The Show Must Go On’ and so like the Indian Premier League, one of the richest leagues in the sporting world, is set to once again expand the tournament with two new teams.

BCCI had floated an Invitation to Tender (ITT) inviting bids for owning two new teams to be inducted in IPL. Interested parties could buy the tender for a non-refundable ₹110 lakh plus taxes till October 5.

Hence IPL 2022 will see most of the players go under the auctions table as BCCI has planned a mega auction where each team will be able to retain a maximum of three players.

Kolkata Knight Riders had a great comeback in the second leg of IPL 2021 from winning just two games out of seven in India to making it to the IPL finals was a great jounrey to follow.

Shakib Al Hasan
Kolkata Knight Riders. Credits: IPL

3 Big Players KKR Might Release

KKR is one of the teams which is blessed by many youngsters and they will definitely have confusion about who do they keep and whom to let go.

Let us look at three players KKR will release in IPL 2022.

1) Eoin Morgan

Morgan was astute with his leadership skills but lacked form in his batting throughout the season.

The KKR skipper amassed 133 runs from 17 matches at an all-time low average of 11.08 in his IPL career.

Eoin Morgan, Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, IPL 2021
Eoin Morgan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Morgan might be released from the squad if the team backs either of the Caribbean players, Sunil Narine or Andre Russell.

Also Read: IPL 2021: Extremely Proud Of The Fight The Boys Have Put In – Eoin Morgan Praises His Players For Turning Around Their Season

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