KL Rahul, Punjab Kings
KL Rahul. (Photo: BCCI)
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KL Rahul was released by Punjab Kings during IPL 2022 retentions. The franchise could not finalize a deal with the Indian player and had to part ways with him ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. KL Rahul led Punjab Kings in the last two seasons and executed an impeccable batting performance for the team.

The right-handed batsman was the highest run-getter in IPL 2020 and the 3rd highest run-scorer in IPL 2021. He is a fabulous opening batsman who is known to provide a quick start to any team while batting. As KL Rahul is now free to join any team, many franchises will be keen to pick the Indian player in their squad. Here we talk about 3 teams that can target KL Rahul in IPL 2022 mega auction.

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IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 3 Teams Which Can Target KL Rahul

3. Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders, KKR
Kolkata Knight Riders. Credits: KKR/Twitter

Kolkata Knight Riders have not retained their skipper Eoin Morgan for IPL 2022. Moreover, the team have also parted ways with their opener Shubman Gill. Now, the team needs a new opener and a powerful skipper for the team.

KL Rahul has played the role of skipper for Punjab Kings before. Moreover, the right-handed batsman is also a powerful opener with his hard-hitting style of batting. KKR might target Rahul for these roles in their squad.

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