With IPL auction 2017 round the corner, the franchises are on a player hunt. And some of the recent top performers are on their hit list. Some teams like Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) and Kings XI Punjab need to revamp their teams in order to lay a stake at the coveted IPL trophy. Whereas more settled teams like Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would go slow in this IPL auction. These two teams have the lowest purse going into the auction. Here is a list of players who will be in high demand in IPL 2017 auction.
What an impact he has made in the recent concluded India-England series. He packs a punch at the top of the order and teams will be vying for him to take their team off to a flying start. KXIP and DD would be looking for him.
The lanky Englishman used to be team owner’s dream buy. But his age and lack of match practice could well be deterrent for his selection. But a team like RPS would love to have his experience in their team after looking his form in the BBL 2017.
Sri Lanka’s one of the finest allrounders, Perera can tonk the ball hard and also has good slower balls to accompany his pace. He will bring a good balance to teams lacking a good allrounder.
T he fiery Australian bowler is back. His pace coupled with toe crushing yorkers make him a great buy. He has clicking off late and even played a crucial role in the triumph of Perth Scorchers in BBL.
IPL franchise loves all-rounder as he can bowl and bat which also help in balancing the team. Corey Anderson is one of the best all-rounders currently and he will be hot favourite in the auction. He once held the fastest 100 record but has faded off late. KXIP may well buy him for his six-hitting prowess and also his bowling skills.
A genius with the ball, the leggie from South Africa is a master of his art when it comes to limited over Cricket.With the pitches playing low and slow once the tournament progresses, he could well be great asset. Delhi or even KKR would like to have him in his team .
The limited over captain of English Cricket team proved his hitting skills in the Indian tour. He can stay in the middle and stabilise the innings and blast at the later stages. Sunrisers Hyderabad might be looking to get him back as they are really short of batsmen.
The hot favourite for the 2017 IPL auction would be English all-rounder Ben Stokes. He will definitely get the highest price tag in the auction. He bats fearlessly and scores real quick runs.With the ball, he will give you 4 overs and has the knack of picking up crucial wickets. Every IPL teams will be looking to grab this quality player in their squad.