The Indian Premier League 2023 ( IPL) auction will be held in Kochi on December 23, 2022. This year’s auction will comprise 405 cricket players, 273 Indians, and 132 from foreign nations. This mini-auction might see stiff competition for the all-rounders available for grabs.
Below is a list of the most significant foreign players who might shine under rigorous scrutiny.
List Of Top Foreign Players In Huge Demand in IPL Auction
BEN STOKES (ENGLAND)
Franchise owners will likely compete for Ben Stokes’s rights. He is generally recognized as the most potent miracle worker. Since the West Indies, Carlos Brathwaite bowled a horrible last over in the T20 World Cup final in 2016. Since England’s Ben Stokes produced a match-winning fifty in 2022 final, he has led England’s white-ball revolution. At 2 crores, Stokes will be the focus of every franchise that competes in the mini-auction.
CAMERON GREEN (AUSTRALIA)
Cameron Green’s all-around ability and rapid ascension to Australia’s Test squad in 2020 make him an obvious pick for the T20I roster. Green was a formidable all-rounder by posting two 50-point scores in the series. Green’s effort led him to his fastest fifty against India in Twenty20 Internationals. Green’s original price of 2 crores of rupees makes him an enticing alternative for franchisees searching for an international all-rounder.
HARRY BROOK (ENGLAND)
Harry Brook, who is 23 and plays for England, was a vital player in the team that won the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia last month. When Brook played in the Pakistan Super League earlier this year, he hit the second-fastest century in PSL history for the Lahore Qalandars side, who won the competition (48 balls). Brook will be the most valued player in the team, with an initial price tag of Rs 1.5 crore.
SAM CURRAN (ENGLAND)
Curran’s 13 wickets, earning him the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament, helped England beat Pakistan in the final match. Due to fierce rivalry among franchisees for all-rounders, Curran’s starting price of 2 crore rupees might grow during Friday’s auction.