The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is scheduled to be commencing in the last week of March 2022, and ahead of the upcoming season of the tournament a mega auction is scheduled on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. The IPL franchises seem to have prepared well ahead of the mega auction. IPL 2022 will be an exciting season as 10 teams will compete with each other for the coveted trophy.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) have retained Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction. Meanwhile, RR’s skipper, Samson stated that the auction will be very important for his team as the franchise is looking forward to preparing a base for the upcoming 5-6 editions of the IPL.
In a recent media release, Sanju Samson said, “This auction is really important because we know we could very well be preparing our base for the next 5-6 years. So, we’ve made sure to track everyone and give the opportunity to as many players as possible during the trials.”
Sanju Samson reckoned that the goal of the franchise is to target the players who can embrace the values of the franchise.
RR skipper explained, “Our goal is to now target the ones we think align with our vision, can embrace our values, and help our team get back to the top.”
Kumar Sangakkara, director of cricket of the RR stated that the franchise is looking forward to providing clarity for the players as they are eyeing a long-term association.
Elaborating the same, Kumar Sangakkara said, “Our analytical assessments are detailed, right from the information we’ve collected on players to getting them integrated into a central database. We further filter the data, backed with a robust analytic process which enables us to arrive at the right metrics further refining our overall player identification process. It’s really quite a comprehensive process.”