New Delhi, 20/11:In IPL 2022, 10 teams will play instead of 8. For this, there is going to be a mega auction of players (IPL 2022 Mega Auction). In such a situation, money can be rained on the legendary players of India. Former Indian opener and commentator Aakash Chopra has made a big prediction before the auction. According to him, in the mega auction for IPL 2022, not Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, but KL Rahul can be the biggest bidder.
The former Indian opener said through a post on the Koo app, “If KL Rahul goes through the auction process, he will easily become the most expensive player. I think he can get more than 20 crores.”
According to media reports, KL Rahul may part ways from Punjab Kings. Despite their consistent runs, Punjab failed to make it to the playoffs for two consecutive seasons. That’s why the team management is unhappy with his captaincy and is looking for a new captain.
KL Rahul was bought by Punjab for 11 crores
Meanwhile, KL Rahul has been approached by many teams because of his batting. KL Rahul was bought by Punjab Kings in the 2018 mega auction for Rs 11 crore. In his four years at Punjab Kings, the Team India opener won the Orange Cap in 2020. In that season, KL Rahul scored 670 runs in 14 matches.
In this year’s IPL too, Rahul scored 626 runs in 13 matches. For this reason, KL Rahul can get a hefty price in the mega auction for IPL 2022. His consistency for PBKS and Team India has made him a big name in the IPL 2022 auction. With the addition of two new franchises Lucknow and Ahmedabad, Rahul’s chances of earning a hefty salary increase. Rahul can also captain the team with batting.