IPL 2022: IPL is a very unpredictable league. The league is full of surprises and a few moments can change the course of the game. The 15th edition was also full of surprises for the fans.
Two new franchises were introduced and IPL was expanded, with 10 teams participating in the league. The auction also saw players being interchanged and new players playing for their rival team or a different team.
Many teams got new captains for their teams in this season. Some were able to take their team to the playoffs, while some failed terribly. Chennai star Batsman Faf du Plessis was one of the players to play for his rival team and was appointed as their captain.
Mahipal Lomror was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in this auction for 95 Lakhs. He earlier used to play for Rajasthan Royals and was not fully utilized by them. Lomror did his job at no. 5 for RCB and left a good impact on the team.
IPL 2022: Mahipal Lomror IPL career
Mahipal Lomror started playing for Rajasthan Royals in 2018. Rajasthan was his first team in IPL and he used to play first-class cricket for Rajasthan.
Mahipal did not get much chance in Rajasthan Royals and was not utilized till his full potential. He only played 11 matches for Rajasthan Royals in the span of 4 years.
He only managed to score 181 runs in these years for Rajasthan. His potential was not utilized fully by the Rajasthan Royals and then was later brought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2022.
In Bangalore too he, missed most of the matches but did not fail to make an impact on the matches he got a chance to play. He played a very crucial role in Bangalore’s win against Chennai Super Kings and in the must-win match against Lucknow Super Giants. Mahipal only played 7 matches for Bangalore and batted in only 5 innings. He managed to score 86 runs for the team.
Faf du Plessis IPL career at a glance
Faf du Plessis is the current captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is considered as one of the best fielder of current times and bats exceptionally well.
Du Plessis started his IPL journey in 2012 with Chennai Super Kings. He was on Dhoni’s side since the Start. After Chennai faced a ban of 2 years, Du Plessis played for Rising Pune Supergiants.
He was again playing for Chennai Super Kings when they made their comeback in IPL. He has played 100 matches under MS Dhoni and has scored 2935 runs.
In 2022 Auctions, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Du Plessis was appointed their captain and had a big role to fulfill. He did manage to take his team till qualifiers 2 and was the highest run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He played 16 matches for Bangalore and managed to score 468 runs for them.