The IPL Mega auction is all set to take place next year. This time many big names have registered themselves in the auction. All IPL franchises have retained their core players, while the remaining players are will get bids. In the auction, all teams are looking for top-quality players. Along with the Indian players, there are many overseas superstars whom IPL franchises fight for in the auction. In the upcoming auction cricketers, from all countries will be participating. All ten IPL franchises will try their level best to grab top overseas players.
1. David Warner
David Warner is a famous name in the cricket world. His record in all three formats speaks volumes of this player. Warner led the Hyderabad franchise to their maiden IPL trophy. Along with superior batting skills, he is an outstanding skipper. With Various franchises looking for a captain, it's not wrong to say Warner will get a good amount of money.
2. Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer has become a star player in a very concise period. His ability to trap batters with perfect swings makes him unique from others. Jofra started his IPL career with the Rajasthan franchise. He won the MVP award in 2020. Rajasthan, this time has released Jofra due to injury concerns. However, it is well known that he will grab a big amount in the auction.
3. Ben Stokes
Stokes is currently the greatest all-rounder in world cricket. He is in the form of his life. Stokes started his IPL career with a Pune-based franchise. He got the most valuable player award in that season. Stokes with three-dimensional skills will attract the franchise to go for him in the auction.
4. Kagiso Rabada
Rabada is a young, fast, and athletic bowler who has turned out to be one of the finest bowlers of the IPL. Rabada, just like his international career, has an excellent record in the Indian Premiere League. However, the Delhi franchise released him this year. With Rabada, going into the auction, it is expected that he will get a bidding war from multiple teams.
5. Marcus Stoinis
Stoinis, the hulk, is a strong, muscular player who can hit the ball out of the park with ease. Stoinis is currently the best all-rounder in world cricket. With franchises looking for a player like Stoinis, it is highly possible that he will fetch a big contract in the upcoming auction.
6. Sam Curran
Sam is a star all-rounder who hails from England. Curran has a phenomenal IPL record. He played a crucial role in Chennai winning the IPL trophy. Curran is a very young player, and the franchise might go after him for future prospects.
7. Trent Boult
The IPL franchise loves to buy overseas fast bowlers. In the past several bowlers fetched a whopping amount in the auction. Boult is currently among the greatest bowlers of this era. He can trouble any batters with swings and speed. Multiple franchises will go for him in the auction.
8. Rashid Khan
Only few bowlers do have ability to change the momentum of the game within an over. Rashid is among one of them. He has proven to be the best bowler in this cash-rich league. Rashid was the backbone of the Hyderabad franchise. However, this time he has decided to root for another team. Rashid with a high reputation will surely get a big amount in the auction.
9. Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins is currently sitting at number one position in the test ranking. He has come out as one of the finest bowlers of this era. Pat broke the record in the 2020 auction when Kolkata bought him for 15 Crore. However, he is not getting retained this time; still, various franchises will try to get the service of Pat in the upcoming auction.
10. Shimron Hetmyer
The Indian Premier League is incomplete without the Caribbean flavors. The West Indies players have entertained the fans with their power-hitting. Shimron Hetmyer has done the same in the last two years. He can score runs at a faster rate. Being a reliable middle-order batter, he can attract two to three IPL franchises to bid for him.