Ahead of the IPL 2021 auction, franchises are crucially focusing on recent T20 leagues to sort their likely listings. Baroda cricketer Vishnu Solanki may be one of the special players in the upcoming IPL 2021 auction due to his incredible batting performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali 2020/21 Trophy.
28-year-old Vishnu Solanki is a constant artist for Baroda in all formats. But the 2020/21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a special one for him as he has sent a strong message to Indian cricket with his batting performances.
Vishnu Solanki has just finished as the fifth top scorer at the end of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020/21. In that tournament, the top-notch right-handed batsman scored 267 runs in 8 innings with an average of 53.40 and a strike rate of 128.36. Although he started this tournament with only 6 and 0 points, he went on to play a crucial role with the bat scoring 42 *, 28, 59 *, 71 *, 12 and 49.
While Baroda finished second in the 2020/21 SMAT, Solanki even scored 49 out of 55 balls in the final match of this tournament. However, it did become the title after his brilliant batting performance helped Baroda win the thrilling quarter-final against Haryana. He not only scored the game’s 71 wins not on 46 balls, but he also smashed 6, 4 and 6 in the last three balls of the match to ultimately ensure this successful pursuit. While they needed five points on the final ball of this game to win this game, Solanki produced the perfect helicopter shot and scored a six to win this game.
After watching it in the recent SMAT season, some franchises may put Vishnu Solanki’s name on their special listing for the 2021 IPL auction.
IPL 2021 auction: 3 teams who can go after Vishnu Solanki
Mumbai Indians (MI)
The five-time IPL winner, Mumbai Indians (MI) always choose Indian talents wisely. It should come as no surprise then that the last two IPL champions go big for Vishnu Solanki in the 2021 IPL auction.
Mumbai Indians will be very happy to add some top notch Indian drummers for the IPL 2021. The addition of Solanki will make their bench powerful, who may also have the opportunity to show off their talent at the upcoming IPL tournament.