IPL 2022 Auction: Raina could have been pushed, says Irfan Pathan
Former India batter Irfan Pathan expressed disappointment after Suresh Raina was not picked by any franchise during the Indian Premier League (IPL), 2022, mega auction.
Taking to his Twitter, Irfan pathan stated, “Still figure Raina might have been pushed. We have seen a few unfamiliar players who have played IPL till 40. Raina is 35! One awful season.”
IPL 2022, the super sale occurred in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13. Aside from Suresh Raina, Australian hitter Steve Smith and Aaron Finch, and New Zealand opener Martin Guptill were among the enormous names who went unsold at the closeout. Indian pacer Ishant Sharma additionally couldn’t track down any purchasers.
In the interim, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Chahar, and Shreyas Iyer are among the top picks of the super sale.
Kishan was picked by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore, while Chahar was offered to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 14 crore.
Kolkata Knight Riders purchased Iyer for Rs 12.25 crore and then again, Avesh Khan turns the most costly pick among the uncapped players in the wake of being purchased for Rs 10 crore by Lucknow Super Giants.
Indian all-rounder Shardul Thakur was picked by Delhi Capitals for Rs 10.75 crore. In the interim, New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson was offered to Gujarat Giants for Rs 10 crore.