Hardik Pandya, Mumbai Indians (MI), IPL 2021
Hardik Pandya. Image Credits: Twitter

Last Update on: October 12th, 2021 at 09:35 pm

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3 Teams Which Can Target Hardik Pandya In IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Hardik Pandya had a fairly underwhelming campaign for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021. He didn’t bowl a single over throughout the season and managed to score only 127 runs with the bat in 12 matches at a dismal average of 14.11. Hardik Pandya hasn’t bowled a lot since he underwent his back surgery.

While India have announced their 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup, which includes Hardik Pandya, there are still question marks over his participation in the tournament due to his fitness issues.

For Hardik Pandya, 2021 IPL could be his last season with Mumbai Indians, given the fact that there is a mega auction lined up ahead. There is a belief that a franchise can retain a maximum of three players in the mega auction and Hardik might not be retained by MI. On that note, we take a look at three franchises that can target Hardik Pandya in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

3 Teams Which Can Target Hardik Pandya In IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2021
Rajasthan Royals (Image Credit: Twitter)

Rajasthan Royals finished at the seventh position on the points table in IPL 2021 with 5 wins in 14 matches. Rajasthan Royals, over the years, have picked some of the best all-rounders in the game. Shane Watson was one of the best all-rounders they had during the early years of the tournament. James Faulkner was also an integral part of their set-up for several years.

They bought the services of Ben Stokes in IPL 2020, followed by Chris Morris and Shivam Dube in IPL 2021. Ahead of the 2022 mega auction, Rajasthan Royals will surely go after Pandya if he goes into the auction pool for the mega auction.

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