Faf du Plessis, who was part of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021, might have to end his association with the team in the next edition. Since IPL 2022 is going to witness a mega auction due to the addition of two new IPL franchises, all 8 franchises can only retain 4 players in their squad the next season.
Chennai Super Kings, who won the IPL 2021 title, are all set to retain MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, and Ruturaj Gaikwad in their squad in IPL 2022. In the overseas category, the four-time IPL champions are expected to retain either Moeen Ali or Sam Curran according to the latest reports. In this article, we take a glance at 3 teams that might target Faf du Plessis in IPL 2022 auction.
IPL 2022 Auction: 3 Teams Which Can Target Faf du Plessis
3. Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians is the first team that can go for Faf du Plessis in IPL 2022 auction. Reports suggest that the franchise has no plans to retain Quinton de Kock for the next edition. Hence, the five-time IPL champions MI might need a powerful opener for their team who can replace opener De Kock.
Plessis gave an astonishing performance in IPL 2021, smashing 6 half-centuries in 14 games and ending as the 2nd highest run-getter. At the opening slot, he will be a bankable player for Mumbai Indians.