In the mega auction of IPL 2022, all the franchises were desperate to buy uncapped Indian and overseas batsmen and bids were fiercely on them. Uncapped Indian batsman Shahrukh Khan, whose base price was Rs 40 lakhs, got many times more than his base price and finally Punjab Kings won the match. Punjab Kings bought Shahrukh Khan for Rs 9 crore whereas last time this team bought Shahrukh Khan for Rs 5 crore. Shahrukh Khan is considered a very useful batsman down the order and bats fast.
Indian up-capped batsman Rahul Tripathi was also heavily rained on and this player with a base price of 40 lakhs was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 8.50 crores. CSK had also shown interest in buying Rahul Tripathi, but he could not succeed. Apart from this, Abhishek Sharma was also bought by Sunriders Hyderabad at a good price. Abhishek Sharma’s base price was just Rs 20 lakh, but Hyderabad bought him for Rs 6.50 crore.
Dibald Brevis, who was considered to be the mini AB de Villiers of South Africa among the uncapped batsmen, whose base price was Rs 20 lakh, was bought by Mumbai Indians for 3 crores. At the same time, Priyam Garg’s base price was 20 lakhs and Delhi bought him for the same price.
Abhinav Sadrangani had a base price of 20 lakhs and was bought by Gujarat for 2.60 crores. Ryan Parag’s base price was Rs 30 lakh but he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3.80 lakh. Delhi bought Sarfaraz Khan for his base price of 20 lakhs. Anmolpreet Singh with a base price of 20 lakhs went unsold in the first round.