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IPL auction 2020 - what all the big players are going in the auction

IPL auction 2020 - what all the big players are going in the auction
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IPL auction for the next season is set to take place on December 19, 2019 and the eyes of the crowds are now fixed on the auction tables. It is said, half the battle of the IPL is won already on the auction table. Though auction process might not trigger the same kind of enthusiasm in the cricket fans as does the match itself, the euphoria sitting at the tables are on top of their toes to bet on the best buy. Here is an overview of the top five players who can fetch the biggest bids on account of their performance at the World Cup.

1. Jason Roy (England)

A number of experts deem that Jason Roy is the perfect pick to suit what needs await the T20 cricket. It is said he is one gifted player who can straightaway march ahead for the kill overtaking any risk whatsoever. He scored 443 runs in 8 matches for the England team that could facilitate England’s first ever World Cup victory. Though Roy is not new to IPL, he did not make it to the auction pool during last season. He can fetch a big bid if he decides to play this season.

2. Alex Carey (Australia)

Many times in the past, Alex Carey was there to bail out Australian team when it faced some crucial troubles. Carey has all the qualities expected for the T20s. his flexibility and the ability to bat wherever the team wants are his indomitable strengths. During the World Cup, he became an unsung hero for his momentous 18 catches and 2 stumpings. A heavy bidding war is expected among the franchises to win him to their team.

3. Sheldon Cottrell (West Indies)

The famed left arm bowler from the West Indies team can be a big advantage for the teams confronting the IPL. In fact this quality is highly in demand for the upcoming season. Sheldon Cottrell could also be very useful in the power play and also death overs. His judicious swinging of the balls can pose a big threat for the batsmen and the highly impressive World Cup campaign could help him bag a franchise this time.

4. Avishka Fernando (Sri Lanka)

Though World Cup 2019 proved to be a disaster for the Sri Lankan team, the country discovered in Avishka Fernando a potential batsman on whom they could bank on for years to come. Though he missed the initial matches, he grabbed the spotlight quickly when he was inducted in due course under some impending situations. During his first game against England, he delighted the masses through a counter-attacking 49.

5. Jimmy Neesham (New Zealand)

A key player in the World Cup, Jimmy Neesham could play a crucial role in leading his country’s team to the finals. Pushing the New Zealand’s team to the brink of victory, he scored 14 runs out of 5 balls when the team had to bag 16 runs to win the tournament. It is said Neesham could prove to be a good finishing for any aspiring team. In addition, his incomparable wicket taking capabilities as a bowler would mean a luxury for the team hiring him.