Shardul Thakur, who already played for Chennai Super Kings will be under the hammer this year. He played the first IPL match for Kings XI Punjab in 2015 and was then transferred to Rising Pune Supergiants in 2017.
In 2018, he was signed by CSK for 2.5 crores and has been an integral contributor to the team. He is additionally presently a much-improved player and organizing up as a potential all-rounder.
The T20 format requires game changers and one such player is Shardul Thakur. He has the wicket-taking skill and picks key wickets at crucial times. And consequently, there would be numerous groups that would see to snare this player within the squad.
Teams that can target Shardul Thakur in mega auction
1. Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians have retained their skipper Rohit Sharma, premium bowler Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, and Kieron Pollard. The team would look to add some local flavour into the squad and hence Shardul will be in their minds for sure.
2. Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings have now retained Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh. They have released their prime bowler Mohammed Shami and will look forward to an Indian seam option with batting abilities.
3. Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni is a kind of captain who brings the best out of a player and Shardul has also been groomed as such. CSK has already retained their all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali. They would now like to get back this player and strengthen the side with his all-round abilities.