Rajasthan Royals will head into the IPL 2022 mega auction with a purse of 62 crores after the retention. They retained only three players and have to do a lot of window shopping in the upcoming mega auction. Sanju Samson (INR 14 crore), Jos Buttler (INR 10 crore), Yashasvi Jaiswal (INR 4 crore) were the players retained by the franchise.
The Royals have more than one department to cover up in the mega auctions. A hefty purse of 62 crores thus becomes an advantage for the franchise in comparison to CSK, KKR or Mumbai Indians who have 48 crores each heading into the auction.
There are reports that this might be the last mega auction in IPL before the next one happens in some time. Keeping that in mind, here is a list of players The Royals might target in the upcoming auctions.
IPL 2022 Auction: Probable List Of Players Rajasthan Royals (RR) Might Target
Openers- Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales
Rajasthan Royals can do very well if they manage to buy even two options from the above-mentioned players. All these players have been reputed T20 players for England and are well-travelled as well.
Bairstow and Roy have previous experience of playing in the IPL and they play spin very well. With Bairstow, the franchise gets an additional option as keeper along with Sanju Samson.