IPL 2023 Auction will be held on 16th December 2022 in Bangalore. All IPL teams will be gearing up to purchase the best domestic talents to carry their team in the coming years. Over 650 players will be listed in the upcoming IPL 2023 Auction. The teams will have a limited budget, but they will surely cash out their purses for exciting young domestic cricketers. In the recently concluded SMAT (Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy) 2022, many new players made their presence felt with impactful performances. These SMAT cricketers are on the radar of IPL teams and can fetch huge IPL 2023 contracts in the auctions.
Top 7 SMAT 2022 Players Who Can Get Huge Cash at IPL 2023 Auction
1- Samarth Vyas
This exciting young cricketer is a powerful finisher. He had a strike rate of 177.4 with 314 runs in total in 7 innings in SMAT 2022. His highest score was unbeaten 97 runs. Samarth Vyas is ideal for teams like RCB and CSK, who need a powerful Indian finisher. He can smash the ball long and will definitely be a popular choice in the upcoming IPL 2023 Auction.
2- Mayank Dagar
This young Indian spinner has proved that he can thrive in high-pressure situations. He was among the most successful bowlers in the SMAT 2022. He took 12 wickets in 7 matches with an astonishing economy of just over 5 runs per over. The mind-boggling stats in SMAT 2022 can help him fetch a huge contract in IPL 2023 Auction.
3- Vidhwath Kaverappa
This Karnataka right-arm fast bowler was exceptional in SMAT 2022. He was among the leading wicket-takers and performed whenever he was given a chance to do so. Kaverappa picked 18 wickets in 7 matches with an average of 10.3 and an economy of 6.36. He was brilliant and can be on the radar of teams like MI and DC, who need to rethink their approach.
4- Shams Mulani
An all-rounder from Mumbai, Shams Mulani is a handy player to have in the team. He was instrumental for Mumbai, with 16 wickets in 10 matches and a few good scores at the back end of the inning. Mulani can be a perfect bowling all-rounder for an IPL team, and we believe many teams will show interest in him during the IPL 2023 Auction.
5- Shivam Chaudhary
The right-handed batter for Railways was phenomenal in the SMAT 2022. In just 7 innings,, he scored 306 runs in the tournament with a healthy strike rate. He can also bowl part-time and help his team cover up one or two overs during a game. He may fetch a good deal in the IPL 2023 Auction.
6- Vaisakh Chandran
This right-arm off-break bowler was excellent for the Kerala domestic team in SMAT 2022. He played 7 matches in which he took 12 wickets by bowling just 24 overs. His economy was under 6. Any team would love to have him as he can be one of those specialists who can halt the momentum of the opposition in the middle overs.
7- Satyajeet Bachhav
This slow left-arm orthodox bowler was among the highest wicket-takers in SMAT 2022. He picked up 14 wickets in just 7 matches. He is an impact player who can bring a lot of variety with left-hand bowling. He might fetch a huge contract in IPL 2023 Auction.