5 players who could fetch big money in IPL 2017 auction: The Indian Premier League 10 auction is just few days away. There are 351 players who are going to participate in the auction. In the auction, 226 from India, 19 from New Zealand, 21 from Sri Lanka, 12 from South Africa, 5 from Afghanistan,9 from England, 6 from Bangladesh and 1 from UAE will take part in the auction. Here we look at the 5 players who could fetch big money in IPL 2017 auction.
Mitchell Santner another young spinner from New Zealand could fetch high money in the IPL auction. He has been in good form with his bowling and would be useful as batsmen lower down the order. The teams which should target him are Delhi Daredevils, Pune Super Giants, Gujarat Lions.
Mohammad Shahzad an aggressive wicket-keeper opener from Afghanistan should be a choice in this auction. He makes the batting look easy with power hitting during the power play overs. His base price is 50 Lakhs and could be used as an opener or back up wicket-keeper. Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders must target him to boost the chances of winning the title.
Jason Roy has done well in the shorter format during the recently concluded limited overs series against India. An aggressive opener has a carrier strike rate of 143.88. His base price in the IPL 10 auction is 1 Crore. The teams which should target Jason Roy are Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Super Giants, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Jason Roy could be handful opener for any of these franchises.
Kagiso Rabada one of the promising fast bowlers has done well in shorter format. He has done in T20 format having an economy of 7.49 runs per over in 30 matches. His base price is 1 Crore. His ability to bowl with pace and unsettle the batsmen makes him a good selection for the franchises. The teams which should target are Rising Pune Super Giants, Gujarat Lions, Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab.
Ben Stokes is one of good all rounders at the present moment in shorter format. His strike rate in the T20 format since 2015 has been 147.20 and has taken 32 wickets during the same format. Ben Stokes base price is 2 Crores. He could be used at number 6 or 7 and seam bowler who could be used at any stage. The teams which should target Ben Stokes are Delhi Daredevils, Pune Super Giants, Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders. If one of these teams could select him, then they have good chance of winning the tournament.