IPL 2022 Auction: Some of the best New Zealand cricket legends, popularly known as the Blackcaps, have shown their skills in the IPL. Brendon McCullum’s scintillating 158 runs are still fresh in the minds of cricket lovers around the world. That innings started a new era and a different cricket craze.
Corey Anderson and Jesse Reader are some more names in the list whose fiery batting enchanted the fans in IPL history. This will be the second time after 2011 that 10 teams will be a part of the IPL called the game of entertainment.
A game that has 40 overs 22 players and a winner. The IPL franchise has taken cricket to a different peak. In this season, the names of more than 1000 players are on the table for auction. 12th and 13th February has been fixed for the auction schedule in Bangalore.
Two new teams are joining in IPL 2022 along with the old 8 teams. Lucknow Franchise and Ahmedabad Franchise are two new teams ready to make their debut in the fifteenth season of IPL. The old teams have retained 27 players. While the new teams have kept three players in their draft before the auction.
List of New Zealand Players taking part in Mega Auction
IPL 2022 Auction: Sunrisers Hyderabad retained Kane Williamson for 14 crores ahead of the season. But not retaining former captain Warner is beyond anyone’s comprehension.
Warner revived the team and defeated the opposition not only with his batting but also with his clever captaincy skills.
The names of the big players have surfaced and the franchise owners have started betting. Playing with the whole common game and wishing money from it has created an unpleasant situation for the Board of Cricket.
Another season is near, can we hope for better. Other cricket formats are sidelined due to franchise cricket.
Let’s take a look at Blackcaps players who are participating in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
IPL 2022 Auction: List of New Zealand players participating in Mega Auction
Rs. 2 crore – Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson
Rs. 1.5 crore – Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Tim Southee, and Colin Ingram
Rs. 1 crore – Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, and Mitchell Santner