IPL 2021: 3 IPL teams that can target Shakib Al Hasan in the IPL 2021 auctions.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan will return to the auction table at the upcoming IPL 2021 auction, which will be held on February 18.
Shakib was sentenced to a two-year ban for failing to disclose the bookmakers’ corrupt approach on two occasions. However, the versatile player has completed his ban and is back in international cricket.
The all-round star was recently seen playing against the West Indies. In the ODI series between Bangladesh and the West Indies, he was voted “Player of the series” for his tremendous efforts with both the bat and the ball.
In this article, we will discuss the 3 IPL teams that can target Shakib Al Hasan in the upcoming 2021 IPL mini-auctions.
3 IPL teams that can target Shakib Al Hasan during the 2021 IPL auctions:
Royal Challenger Bangalore:
Virat Kohli led RCB well in the first half of the tournament and landed safely in the playoffs for the first time since 2016. However, the overdependence of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers cost them the playoff seat.
The middle order for RCB has been a major problem for years. According to the archives, most of RCB’s tracks come from the bat star duo of Virat and Villiers.
RCB would like to fill in the gaps ahead of IPL 2021 and Shakib Al Hasan is the perfect choice for them. As RCb released Aaron Finch and they will have to fill the niche overseas. There will be no better choice than the versatile Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan.
Royals of Rajasthan:
Rajasthan Royals delivers a story similar to that of RCB. Overdependence on Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith and Sanju Samson cost them their way to the playoffs.
While misfires, Steve Smith has been released and RR will have to fill the niche overseas. Acquiring Shakib Al Hasan will not only increase RR depth while hitting, but also provide a left arm spin thrower option.
Kings XI Punjab:
Even though KXIP somehow picked their pace in the backend of the tournament with back-to-back wins after a losing streak in the first seven games, KXIP will need to tackle some areas before heading to the next IPL. 2021.
KXIP’s mid-order batsmen failed to score runs at the rate required in the recently wrapped IPL. With Glenn Maxwell and James Neesham at the back, KXIP failed miserably.
While the two versatile – Glenn Maxwell and James Neesham have been released, KXIP will require someone to fill the spots. Shakib Al Hasan, as before, can do the job for them.
With the added bowling and stick experience, Shakib is positioning himself as one of the hottest picks in the 2021 IPL and we’ll see plenty of franchises chasing him.
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