IPL 2023: 5 Players who can get picked for first time in auction
The IPL auction for the 2023 season is tentatively set to take place during mid-December.
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has transformed Indian cricket forever in its shortest format. The status of the elite domestic league in India is such that every young cricketer dreams to play for a franchise that would pave way him the way for the first team setup of the national side.
However, not just the local players benefit from the opportunities that come after being associated with the IPL tag, even the overseas players look to make the most of it. The auction for the 2023 season could take place sometime during mid-December and many players around the world would hope to get a breakthrough and then get sold to a franchise
5 Players who can get picked for the first time in the IPL auction
5. Dasun Shanaka
The Sri Lankan all rounder has been in sublime form recently. The hard-hitting batter can juggle being a impactful batter and a handy medium pacer who can swing the ball well. Certainly, he is one player who can change the complexion of the game on his day.
The Lankan skipper guided his side to lift the Asia Cup after a comfortable win against Pakistan. Moreover, Shanaka proved to play an instrumental knock to eliminate India from progressing any further. In the same game, Shanaka played an immaculate innings after scoring 33* in 18 balls and picked up two wickets.
As the 2023 IPL auction approaches, it will be quite interesting to see if the franchises look to secure his services for the forthcoming season. The player can be a great addition to any squad considering what he can be capable of at a given point.