Shakib Al Hasan, Kolkata Knight Riders
Shakib Al Hasan, Kolkata Knight Riders. (Photo: IPL)
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The IPL 2022 mega auction will be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. Kolkata Knight Riders have 48 crores in their purse in which to build a strong squad. They retained Andre Russell (INR 12 crore), Varun Chakravarthy (INR 8 crore), Venkatesh Iyer (INR 8 crore), Sunil Narine (INR 6 crore) ahead of the mega auction. For a long time, KKR have had no Bengal player playing for them in the IPL.

In the upcoming IPL 2022 mega auction, they can look to rope in a few players from Bengal who have been in the vicinity for a few years now. Kolkata Knight Riders have 21 slots to fill up out of which six are for overseas players. This is going to be a crucial auction for KKR knowing that this might be the last of the mega auctions. Here is a list of five Bengal cricketers that Kolkata Knight Riders might target.

IPL Auction 2022: 5 Bengal Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Target

Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha. (Photo: BCCI)

Saha is 37 years of age but has enough experience of playing in the IPL He has played for a number of franchises in the last including KKR in the formative years of the IPL. Saha can open the batting and also can keep it for the side. With the franchise on the lookout for an experienced opener and keeper option, Saha can fit the bill perfectly. He has played 133 games in the IPL and has a few more years of cricket left in him.

Also Read: IPL 2022 Auction: 3 Openers Delhi Capitals (DC) Can Target

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Anshuman Roy

A Hardcore Cricket Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.