The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is underway right now in Maharashtra, where 10 franchises are locking horns with each other to win the coveted tournament. The Indian Premier League has expanded from eight to 10 teams in the ongoing 15th edition, giving opportunities to more players. Because of bio-bubble rules, each team has its own set of net bowlers in the league.
While some new cricketers are featured in the tournament as the net bowlers, even some of the former IPL players who could not earn a contract at the mega auction are in that set. Here’s a list of six former IPL fast bowlers who are now net bowlers for teams in IPL 2022.
#1 Mohit Sharma – Gujarat Titans
IPL 2022’s new franchise Gujarat Titans (GT) signed former IPL Purple Cap winner Mohit Sharma to help the team’s batters in the nets. Mohit has featured for franchises like Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Punjab Kings (PBKS), and Delhi Capitals (DC) in his IPL career.
2. Barinder Sran – Gujarat Titans
Another former IPL cricketer, who is a net bowler for the Gujarat Titans is Barinder Sran. The left-arm pacer played for Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. He even represented Team India at the international level.
#3 Lukman Meriwala – Gujarat Titans
Lukman Meriwala was a member of the Delhi Capitals (DC) in the IPL 2021, but in the ongoing season, he is serving as a net bowler for the Gujarat Titans team. Meriwala is an uncapped pacer who has done well in domestic cricket.
#4 Kanishk Seth – Kolkata Knight Riders
Kanishk Seth won IPL 2018 as a part of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad. Seth is currently a net bowler for the Kolkata Knight Riders team.
#5 Kulwant Khejroliya – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kulwant Khejroliya once was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, and Mumbai Indians. But now he is a net bowler for RCB in IPL 2022.
#6 Yarra Prithviraj – Mumbai Indians
Yarra Prithviraj made his IPL debut for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2019. He also had a stint with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, and now he is a net bowler for Mumbai Indians.