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IPL auction 2020: 3 players from Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy who could receive major bids

Anurag Guha
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Published Nov 23, 2019
Nov 23, 2019 IST

Indian T-20 stars emerge from this tournament.
Indian T-20 stars emerge from this tournament.

The City of Joy -- Kolkata -- is all set to host the mega auction for the IPL 2020 on 19 December, after the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy concludes. Teams planning to add to their teams have their eyes set on top performers from the domestic T20 league in the hope they can become stars for their franchises.

Getting the right Indian players is one of the most challenging duties for IPL teams since they form a fundamental part of the squad. The league offers the ultimate opportunity for the young guns to catch the eye of scouts from various IPL teams looking forward to filling the vacant places in their respective teams.

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Here is a look at three young performers from the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy who are expected be on the radar of several franchises on auction day.


#3 M Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh has proved to be a great match winner for Tamil Nadu
Shahrukh has proved to be a great match winner for Tamil Nadu

Aged 24, the Tamil Nadu batsman has been a revelation in the Indian domestic circuit. Batting in a solid line-up which has clicked for Tamil Nadu, he has not got too many chances but has still been able to make a point.

At the 2019 TNPL, he opened the innings with substantial success, for Kovai Kings as he was amidst the highest six hitters in the tournament which cemented a permanent place for him in the Tamil Nadu line-up.

He averages over 35 in List A cricket which shows his potential as a batsman. Till now he has scored 85 runs in 6 innings in the competition which is a sedate version of him considering the limited chances down the order.

The ability that he shows and his talent to finish matches could attract bids for him from teams in desperate need of middle-order batsmen.


Jasprit Bumrah first made his mark in the IPL.
Jasprit Bumrah first made his mark in the IPL.
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