RIVALS become FRIENDS in IPL 2022

IPL 2022 Auction LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS, at Rajasthan Royals & Lucknow Super Giants – In his own words, the versatile Deepak Hooda remained “demoralized, depressed and under pressure” after a well-documented spat with his Baroda State team captain, Krunal Pandya.

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England striker Jos Buttler and Indian top spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had long been at odds due to a controversial bout of burnout during the lucrative league’s 2019 edition.

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IPL 2022 Auction LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS, meet enemies at Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants – find out

IPL Auction 2022 LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS However, the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, in addition to forcing the 10 franchises to break the banks in order to get their favorite players, did something else: turn those haters into teammates.

Twitter went wild when Ashwin joined Buttler at Rajasthan Royals, who spent Rs 5 crore to secure the services of the seasoned off-spinner.

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Ashwin, who had played for the Delhi Capitals in the 2020 and 2021 editions of the tournament, will thus find Buttler, one of the three players retained by the RR franchise alongside captain Sanju Samson and young Indian Yashasvi Jaiswal.

The incident involving Ashwin and Buttler made headlines during RR’s home game against Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in Jaipur on March 25, when the former chased the Englishman out of the non-attacking side after the batter had moved back too far.

Following the incident, Ashwin was criticized by current and former England cricketers.

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Taking a dig at Buttler a year after the incident, Ashwin had cheekily shared a photo of the incident to advise people not to ‘go out’ when the first coronavirus-enforced lockdown was imposed.

However, the two seem to have “moved on” from this bitter episode, and in a few weeks the two will be sharing the locker room.
This will be the case with Hooda and Krunal.

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IPL 2022 Auction LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS, meet enemies at Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants – find out

IPL Auction 2022 LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS Last year, the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) suffered a setback before the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as their versatile Hooda left the bio-bubble after a spat with Baroda captain Krunal.

In a letter sent to BCA, Hooda made a series of allegations against Krunal, including trying to bring him down and warning him that he would make sure not to play for Baroda again.
Deepak Hooda

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After accusing Krunal of misconduct and leaving the team hotel a day before the start of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, vice-captain Hooda also found himself in the dock for misconduct, the general manager of BCA Shishir Hattangadi questioning the attitude of the mid-order hitter. and commitment to the team.

Hooda went to new IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants for 5.75 crores, while Krunal was bought for Rs 8.25 crores after Gujarat, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings withdrew.

IPL Auction 2022 LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS After a rather turbulent 2021 when he quit his home side after the fracas with Krunal, Hooda got his first call-up to India’s ODI squad for the home series against West Indies.

Versatile hitter Hooda had also been selected for India’s T20 squad in 2017 but was unable to play.

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The selection marked the roller coaster climax of the past 12 months for Hooda who showed remarkable mental toughness to overcome a dark phase in his career.

In the second ODI against the West Indies, Hooda contributed 29 from 25 deliveries to secure a decent finish for the hosts after they faltered at 43 for three in one leg.

With the ball he took the important wicket of Sharmarh Brooks (44) to break a dangerous position in a 238 run chase.

IPL 2022 Auction LIVE: RIVALS become FRIENDS, meet enemies at Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants – find out

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