What Sreesanth Said After Listing IPL 2022 Mega Auction

File photo by S Sreesanth.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is back in the news with the BCCI confirming that the IPL 2022 Player Auction will be held in Bengaluru on February 12-13. S Sreesanth and 590 cricketers will go under the hammer during the two-day mega auction. The veteran right-arm pacer took to Twitter to post a heartfelt message for his supporters after making the final auction list. Sreesanth has been registered for the Players Auction at a base price of Rs 50 lakh. He had also signed up for the IPL 2021 auction but was not included in the final auction list. The 38-year-old wrote: “I love you all…I can’t thank you all enough…much gratitude Thank you so much…#grateful and forever grateful to each and every one of you… please also keep me in your prayers for the final auction. “om Nama Shivaya..”

Returning from a seven-year suspension due to his alleged involvement in a spot-fixing scandal, he played for Kerala in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Sreesanth was accused of spot-fixing in 2013 along with two other Rajasthan Royals (RR) teammates, Ankeet Chavan and Ajjit Chadila.

Sreesanth is a two-time World Cup winner – 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup.


Other big names in the mega auction are Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, R Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Ishan Kishan, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, etc.

IPL 2022 will also see two new franchises; Lucknow Super Giants and Ahmedabad.

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