IPL Mega Auctions: Top 3 Picks by Lucknow Super Giants

Jeremy Caroll

Lucknow Super Giants is one of the fresh franchises who will be a part of the upcoming TATA IPL 2022 and have experienced their first ever IPL Auctions. Gujarat Titans have seemed to make a balance team which leaves no room for error.

Here are the top 3 picks of LSG for the upcoming seaon of Indian Premier League –

1. Evin Lewis: Evin Lewis, the West Indian hitter, has established himself as one of the top T20 openers in the world. He has a remarkable record of 5518 runs at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 145 in 192 matches, making him one of the best batters in the world. Evin is one of the most deadly hitters in international cricket, with five T20 destructive hundreds to his record. Evin Lewis, the veteran West Indian cricketer, has been sold to Lucknow Super Giants for Rs. 2 crore. Evin Lewis has consistently done well on Indian surfaces, and if he continues to do so, the Lucknow Super Giants will have a good opportunity.

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2. Avesh Khan: Lucknow Super Giants won the bidding battle between Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Avesh is signed by Lucknow Super Giants at a WHOPPING sum of Rs. 10 crore. The young Indian pacer can be utilised at any situation in the game and with a surprise box of numerous variations, Avesh can turn out to be a game-changer player for the new franchise. Avesh has turned out to be one of the top picks in the IPL Mega Auction 2022.

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3. Quinton De Kock: 360-degree batsman, Quinton is one of the top performers in the Indian Premier League as well as in the international cricket. Quinton is successfully a top player in all the formats of international cricket. Rankings of Quinton by ICC in all the formats are – Test ~ 13, ODI ~ 4, T20 ~ 12. De Kock is the most exciting wicket-keeper batsman in world cricket. The left-handed batsman loves to attack the bowlers and his game is ideally suited for the shorter format of the game. He has played 77 matches and scored 2256 runs with a strike rate of 130.9 including 16 half-centuries and 1 century. De Kock is someone who brings leadership experience to the team and can also bat well against pace and spin.

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Also Read: Lucknow Super Giants’s full fledged squad for Tata IPL 2022


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