New Delhi. IPL 2021 has reached its last stage. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have reached the finals. While Qualifier 2 will be played between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The teams that have been out, now they have started preparing for IPL 2022. There will be a mega auction for IPL 2022. Earlier, big news is coming that before the next season of IPL, Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain KL Rahul may separate from this franchise and he is likely to be bidding heavily in the mega auction.
Rahul has been performing well for Punjab Kings since 2018. However, during this time he could not get the team the title. He scored more than 600 runs in 3 out of 4 seasons he played for Punjab. He could not cross this mark only in 2019. He scored 593 runs in that season.
Franchisees contacting Rahul
Considering Rahul’s consistency with the bat, the franchise made him the captain before the 2020 season.
According to the news of Cricbuzz, next year probably Rahul will not play for Punjab Kings and he is likely to be included in the mega auction. According to the news, many franchises have approached him to include Rahul with them. If Rahul separates from Punjab, then there is every possibility of him getting a big amount in the auction.
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Meanwhile, Rahul has entered the bio bubble of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup. Punjab was knocked out of the group stage of IPL 2021. According to reports, the auction for IPL 2022 can be held during the T20 World Cup. In the next season of IPL, 2 new teams will also be seen. In such a situation, the eyes of both the new teams will also be on KL Rahul.