RCB, PBKS, KKR eyeing Iyer as NEW CAPTAIN


IPL 2022 Auction – Shreyas Iyer Most Expensive? Despite scoring a century on his test debut, Shreyas Iyer could not get a place in Indian Test XI in South Africa. But all that disappointment will soon be thing on the past as BIG MONEY is knocking Iyer’s doors. Iyer is set to be in GREAT DEMAND at IPL Auctions. Not one but 3 franchises are eyeing Indian limited over batsman as their NEW CAPTAIN – Follow IPL 2022 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.iN

According to the available information, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Punjab Kings (PBKS) – all 3 are ready to break the bank for Iyer. RCB, KKR & PBKS are eyeing Iyer as their NEW CAPTAINCY OPTION.

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IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer set to be in ‘GREAT DEMAND’ at IPL Auctions, RCB, PBKS, KKR eyeing Iyer as NEW CAPTAIN

Shreyas Iyer Most Expensive? It’s clear that Iyer will be the most sought after player at the IPL Auctions. After being released by Delhi Capitals in favor of Rishabh Pant, it was expected that Iyer will be grabbed by the new franchises of Lucknow & Ahmedabad.

The sources in both the new teams informed InsideSport, that Iyer is not on their list. Lucknow has zeroed down on KL Rahul as their captain while Hardik Pandya is likely to lead Ahmedabad.

This clearly means Iyer will be now part of the IPL Auction & RCB, KKR, PBKS will certainly vie for the Indian middle order bat.

“Iyer is set to be the hottest property this IPL Auction. Multiple franchises are seeing him as the leader of their squad. His performance, leadership skills will make them bid big for Iyer”, declared a source tracking IPL Auctions very closely.

InsideSport also reached out to interested franchsies but did not get any response from them.

“We don’t discuss our strategy in open. You will have to wait for the IPL Auctions”, said a player scout involved with RCB.

IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer set to be in 'GREAT DEMAND' at IPL Auctions, RCB, PBKS, KKR eyeing Iyer as NEW CAPTAIN
IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer set to be in ‘GREAT DEMAND’ at IPL Auctions, RCB, PBKS, KKR eyeing Iyer as NEW CAPTAIN

Can Shreyas Iyer break the Most Expensive IPL Player Record?

The record of Most Expensive IPL Player currently is in the name Chris Morris. Rajasthan Royals paid 16.25 Crore to Morris and made him the HIGHEST PAID IPL player ever.

With such a huge demand, its clear that Iyer can set a new record for IPL Salaries.

  • Iyer as per the InsideSport MoneyBall Data has earned 35.8 Cr in IPL Salaries till date
  • His last drawn salary from Delhi Capitals was 7 Cr
  • Overall he has played 7 IPL Seasons so far & has managed to earn 35.8 Cr in total salary
  • In 87 matches during this period, Iyer has scored 2375 Runs at a SR of 124

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