Last Update on: January 13th, 2022 at 01:09 pm
Mitchell Starc recently said that he is considering putting down his name for IPL 2022. The Australian pacer last played in the tournament in IPL 2015 edition, when he represented Royal Challengers Bangalore. Hence, the left-arm pacer has been out of the tournament for the last 6 seasons.
In IPL 2018, he was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 9.40 crore, but did not play due to an injury. Playing just two IPL seasons in 2014 and 2015, Mitchell Starc has an impressive bowling record in the tournament. He scalped 14 wickets in IPL 2014 and 20 in the 2015 season.
If Mitchell Starc confirms his participation in IPL 2022 mega auction, many teams will be eager to capture the Aussie pacer in their squad. Here we talk about 5 teams that can target Mitchell Starc in IPL 2022 auction.
IPL 2022 Auction: 5 Teams Which Can Target Mitchell Starc
5. Lucknow Franchise
Lucknow franchise will be the first team that will be eager to purchase Mitchell Starc in their squad. Since it is a new team, they need to have some strong pacers in the squad who can attack the opposition.
A pacer like Starc, who has shown spectacular form recently in Ashes 2021-22 and ICC T20 World Cup 2021, will add a lot of strength to the team.