Shikhar Dhawan. Photo-IPL
Shikhar Dhawan. Photo-IPL
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IPL 2022 auction will take place in January next year and all the IPL fans are excited to witness the event. This time, two more teams Lucknow and Ahmedabad will be part of the tournament, making it a 10-team event. The old 8 teams have already locked a total of 27 players in their squad during retentions.

Openers have a prominent role in T20 cricket. They have the responsibility to give a good start to the team while batting. Having a strong set of openers strengthens a team’s batting might. In IPL 2022 auction, all the 10 teams will eye to grab the best openers in their squad. Here we talk about 5 Indian openers who can attract the highest bid during IPL 2022 auction.

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IPL 2022 Auction: 5 Indian Openers Who Can Attract The Highest Bid

5. Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Shikhar Dhawan is the first player in this list. The left-handed batsman did a fine job as an opener for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. With 587 runs in 16 innings at an average of 39.13, Dhawan finished as the 4th highest run-getter in the tournament.

He has been a consistent performer in the previous IPL seasons and owns a lot of experience as an opener. Franchises will be ready to shell out huge sums of money for Dhawan during IPL 2022 auction.

Also Read: IPL 2022 Auction: 5 Senior Most Indian Players Who Can Earn A Million Dollar Contract

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