IPL Mega Auction: We will be laying the groundwork for the next 5-6 years Says Sanju Samson. The Rajasthan Royals will enter the auction with a purse of Rs 62 crore. Retained three players in the form of Sanju Samson (14 crore), Jos Buttler (10 crore), and Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 crore).
An extensive process that includes scouting. Observing, analyzing, and evaluating several players will culminate this weekend. When the Rajasthan Royals, along with the nine other IPL teams, enter the IPL 2022. Player Auction to finalize the playing squads for the Indian Premier League’s 15th season. The Royals will enter the auction with a purse of Rs 62 crore, having retained three players in the form of Sanju Samson (14 crore), Jos Buttler (10 crore), and Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 crore).
“This auction is critical because we know we could be preparing our base for the next 5-6 years. As a result, we’ve made sure to keep track of everyone and give as many players as possible a chance during the trials. Our goal is to now target those who we believe will align with our vision, embrace our values, and help our team return to the top “Sanju Samson stated in an official statement.
We will be laying the groundwork for the next 5-6 years Says Sanju Samson
Known for being early adopters of technology. The Royals have embraced a variety of tools and technologies for monitoring and performance measurement across the IPL.
When the bell rings on the 12th, it will not just be for teams to purchase players and assemble teams. It will be done with the intention of creating a long-term impact. An impact that has a multiplier effect on everything – but in a positive way. To bring these people’s dreams to life and to create new stories that will be written not only in GOLD. But also in the pink and blue of the Royals.
Mega auctions have seen some incredible picks in the past. Ones that may not have been absolute superstars, to the untrained eye but were critical in the grand scheme of things, with diligent analytical support. Something that has been a hallmark of the Royals franchise in terms of recruitment. Which the team and Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, believe could once again come to the fore, and provide the team with additional clarity as they build for the long term.
“Our analytical assessments are thorough, beginning with the information we’ve gathered on players and ending with them being integrated into a central database. We further refine our overall player identification process by filtering the data and using a robust analytic process to arrive at the right metrics. It’s a lengthy procedure, to say the least “Sangakkara stated.
This will be the fifth mega auction in the IPL’s history, and all of the previous ones have been extremely surprising for a variety of reasons.