Sometimes luck is a great factor in everything but to get some special players at unexpected low amounts is something special. Players in this auction of 2022 were sold at very high prices. Some of them can even be considered overpriced but on the other hand, many players were a steal deals for teams. No one would have expected this amount for these players and in this article, we will talk about those players. So here are the 6 best steal deals in IPL 2022 auction.
#6 Jason Roy – 2 crores
It was almost unbelievable when Gujarat Titans got Jason Roy in the first bid. Jason Roy came with a base price of 2 crore rupees and Gujarat Titans were the only team to put a bid on him and it was sheer luck that they got the deal. Jason Roy is one of the best opening batsmen in T20Is. He is also in a good form in PSL right now.
#5 Mohammed Shami – 6.75 crores
Gujarat Titans again steal an amazing deal in terms of Mohammed Shami. Shami is a well-known Indian right-arm fast bowler who can lead any bowling attack. Earlier he was part of Punjab Kings but in this mega auction, he went to Gujarat at 6.75 crore rupees only.
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#4 Quinton De Kock – 6.75 crores
Every team made a bid on Quinton De Kock as everyone wants him to be on their team. He is an explosive left-arm opening batsman who can be a total asset for the team with wicket-keeping too. It was almost expected to be a 10 crores deal for him but the newly came Lucknow franchise took him in just 6.75 crore rupees which is again the best deal.
#3 Yuzvendra Chahal – 6.50 crores
If a spinner was in line after Rashid Khan, then it was Yuzvendra Chahal. It was almost a shock for everyone when Royal Challengers Bangalore released him. Rashid Khan was picked by Gujarat from the draft at 15 crores and everyone was expecting 10 crores+ amount for Chahal too but Rajasthan Royals get him in only 6.50 crore rupees which is again an amazing deal for one of the best wicket-taking bowlers.
#2 Pat Cummins – 7.25 crores
Pat Cummins was bought by KKR for 15.50 crore rupees in 2020 and they after the 2021 season released him and they again bought him in 7.25 crore rupees which are half of the amount from the previous one. This was the most intelligent move by KKR. They bought their best match-winner in almost half amount and to get a player like him for 7.25 crores is a very special deal.
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#1 David Warner – 6.50 crores
It was the steal and the best deal of the mega auction of IPL 2022. Delhi with this deal will surely be the happiest team right now. They got an IPL trophy-winning captain, a T20 world cup winner, a great player, and who can also give leadership qualities in just 6.50 crores. It was expected from RCB and KKR that they will bid for warner as they both needed a captain but when he came Delhi won his deal easily.