Two new teams Lucknow and Ahmedabad will be added to IPL 2022 making it a 10-team tournament. Due to the addition of these teams, a mega auction will also take place. IPL 2022 auction is expected to take place in January next year. So far, the 8 teams have retained a total of 27 players in their squad.
Few South African players are among the strongest players in IPL. Players like Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Quinton de Kock were key players of their respective teams in IPL 2021. In IPL 2022 auction too, many South African players are expected to crack a costly deal. Here we talk about 5 South African players who can fetch the highest bid during IPL 2022 auction.
IPL 2022 Auction: 5 South African Players Who Can Fetch The Highest Bid
5. Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is the first South African player who can definitely fetch the highest deal during IPL 2022 auction. Playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021, he gave an impeccable batting performance. The right-handed batsman slammed 633 runs in 16 games and finished as the second-highest run-getter in the tournament. Plessis also slammed 6 fifties at a batting average of 45.21.