IPL 2022 will witness a mega auction ahead of the tournament, which is scheduled to take place in February this year. As 2 new teams Lucknow and Ahmedabad will be part of IPL 2022, a mega auction will take place to set up the squads of these teams. Ahead of the auction, the old 8 teams retained a total of 27 players in their squads, as they were allowed to retain a maximum of 4 players.
Out of these 27 players, there are a few fast bowlers who were also retained by their respective franchises. There are also some pacers who gave impressive performance last season but could not get an entry in retention lists. In this article, we take a glance at 5 best fast bowlers who are retained by teams for IPL 2022 and rate them according to their strengths.
IPL 2022 Auction: Rating The 5 Best Retained Fast Bowlers
5. Umran Malik- 6.0
Umran Malik is part of Sunrisers Hyderabad. The right-arm pacer surprised as well as impressed everyone after he proved that he could touch a speed of 150 kmph while bowling. Hence, considering Malik a valuable investment for the future, the SRH retained him for IPL 2022 season for Rs. 4 crore. Last season, he played 3 matches and picked 2 wickets. He gets a rating of 5.0.