IPL 2018 Auction: 5 Veterans who will interest most teams
Age might not be on their side but that doesn't determine how effective these players are in the shortest format of the game.
Published - Jan 23, 2018 11:55 pm | Updated - Jan 24, 2018 2:07 pm
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has witnessed several players who were considered past their prime make an impact with their sublime performances earning love and attention from fans and experts alike. Brad Hodge, Pravin Tambe, Shane Warne are examples of such performers who have been match-winners for their respective franchises over the years with their vital experience and ability to adjust to any scenario.
Every franchise will aim for a few senior cricketers in the upcoming auction who can guide the youngsters with their experience and also help the side grow with their maturity and decision making. Let’s take a look at 5 such veterans who will be surely coveted in the upcoming IPL auction 2018:
1. Brad Hogg
The 46-year-old left-arm chinaman has been one of the best bowlers in the T20 format over the years. His ability to deceive the batsmen with his variations in line, length and accuracy make him a formidable opponent for any batsman out there.
His performances in the Big Bash League (BBL) for the Perth Scorchers and in the IPL for the Kolkata Knight Riders left fans and experts spellbound. Many youngsters have expressed a desire to learn the tricks of the trade from and emulate the legendary bowler. IPL franchises will be similarly looking to add Hogg to their ranks in the upcoming IPL auction.