IPL 2022 is set to welcome 2 new franchises based in Lucknow and Ahmedabad, making the next year’s edition a 10-team tournament. A mega auction is also scheduled to take place next year ahead of the 2022 season. The old 8 franchises were allowed to retain a maximum of 4 players in their squad ahead of the auction.
A total of 27 players were retained by the 8 teams. Out of these, there were 19 domestic players and 8 foreign players. There are a few crucial bowlers who were released by their respective franchises. These bowlers will get a lot of attention during IPL 2022 auction and many franchises will be keen to buy them. Here we talk about 5 Indian capped bowlers who might cause a bidding war during IPL 2022 auction.
IPL 2022 Retention: 5 Indian Capped Bowlers Who Might Cause A Bidding War
5. Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar is the first player in this list. Deepak Chahar was released by Chennai Super Kings ahead of the next season. The right-handed bowler makes it to the national team in the T20I format and has also played a few T20I matches for India so far.
In IPL 2021, he scalped 14 wickets in 15 games at an average of 32.21 and an economy of 8.35. Along with bowling, he is also a good tailender batsman who can smash runs towards the end.