If we talk about the white-ball cricket. The England cricket team comes to mind. The way they have modified themselves into a powerhouse of this format is inspirational. Credit goes to their players who have started playing aggressive cricket and make this thing as their strength. Every year, The IPL franchises have eyes on the English players. Their batsmans are world-class who can demolish any bowling line up. In the upcoming IPL auction, many top-quality England players are going to register themselves in the auction.
1. Ben Stokes
Stokes is one of the best all-rounders of this generation. The left-handed batsman can change a match's momentum In any situation. Stokes was a part of the Rajasthan royals. However, he is coming to auction this time. With many franchises looking for a top all-rounder, Stokes can become one of the hottest picks.
2. Jofra Archer
Archer is a right-arm bowler. He has shown his talent in very concise time. Archer can give early breakthroughs with his pace and accurate lines. Archer was a part of the Rajasthan royals. But franchises have decided to not retain him. It is certain that he will get huge amount in the auction. However, he is having some injury issues, and it will have to see whether franchises are considere this or not.
3. Liam Livingstone
Livingston has emerged as one of the finest batsmans of t20 cricket. The right-hand batsman can play at any position in a batting order. Apart from batting, he can bowl few handy overs also. He can literally demolish any bowling lineup on a given day. Livingston has been in the form of his life. He is likely to attract various franchises in the auction.
4. Mark Wood
The demand for overseas fast bowlers always remains high in the IPL. We have seen how the overseas bowlers have broken the auction records many times. Wood is a fast bowler. He can trouble any batsman with his high pace. Various franchises are looking for a bowler like him. Wood doesn't have enough IPL experience, but still he can be very handful with his bowling skills.
5. Alex Hales
Hale is a star player of the shortest format. The English opener has performed exceptionally in every franchise cricket. Hales is no longer a part of his national team. He mostly featured in T20 leagues. The IPL franchises might look for him considering his experience in this format. He can be so dangerous on pitches of Mumbai and Kolkata.
6. Dawid Malan
Malan is a number one ranked batsman at this moment. He has emerged as one of the finest opening batsmans in the last two years. Malan made his IPL debut last year for the punjab franchise. However, he didn't get enough opportunity to showcase his talent. Malan is technically a strong batsman, and he can be in the scheme of things for many IPL teams.
7. Adil Rashid
The Indian pitches are a dream for spin bowlers. Spinners have been so successful at these pitches. In the Indian Premier League, demand for overseas spinners is very low. One reason behind this is availability of talented indian spinners. However, Rashid is among the top spinners, and he might get a bid in the upcoming auction.
8. Eoin Morgan
Morgan is a white-ball captain of the England cricket team. He has huge experience in this format. The left-handed batsman led the Kolkata franchise to the final last season. However, he has seen a dip in batting form. Still, he can get a bid considering his captaincy skills.
9. Jason Roy
Jason is an aggressive opening batsman. He has played a vital role in England becoming the strong team of the white-ball cricket. His ability to smash boundaries with an ease makes him so special from others. Roy plays only the shortest format, and he might get a good contract in the upcoming auction.
10. Tymal Mills
Tymal Mills is a famous name of the IPL, and the reason behind this is the astonishing IPL auction. In 2017, he bagged 12 CRS that surprised everyone. However, he has made a strong comeback in cricket, and chances of him getting a IPL bid is quite bright. Teams like RCB can buy him in the auction.