11. Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb has played I9 IPL games and has picked 19 wickets at a bowling average of 31.16. Mujeeb has played most of the T20 leagues around the globe and has a lot of experience of playing 20-over cricket despite being a 20-year old boy. Mujeeb was released by Punjab Kings ahead of the 2021 IPL season.

10. Ishant Sharma

Ishant is only the second Indian fast bowler after Kapil Dev to play 100 Test matches for India. He is an experienced lad and has played top-level cricket for years. He last played an IPL game in the 2021 season against Punjab Kings for Delhi Capitals.

9. Dhawal Kulkarni

The 2022 IPL season will be the first IPL season without Dhawal Kulkarni. Dhawal has played every IPL season till now. He started his IPL journey in 2008 when he took the field for Mumbai Indians. Since the first season, he has been a part of the mighty Mumbai Indians core.

8. Amit Mishra

Mishra also holds the record of dismissing a particular batter the most number of times in IPL and that batter is non-other than Rohit Sharma. Mishra has had a few appearances for the Indian cricket team too. He is 39 years old and this might be the end of the road for the legendary spinner in IPL.

7. Ben Cutting

He is an ambassador of the franchise cricket. He plays almost every T20 league around the globe. He is a crucial member of the Queensland Bulls team in the Australian domestic circuit. Cutting is a star in the Big Bash League. He was one of the most prominent players for the Brisbane Heat till the 2019-20 season.

6. Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib has played for Kolkata Knight Riders and SunRisers Hyderabad in the league and his performances have been decent. He has played 71 IPL games and has scored 637 runs and has picked 63 wickets. He is a Bangladeshi legend and he has been the most important player for the Bangladesh cricket team for ages.

5. Saurabh Tiwary

Since the first edition of the tournament, Tiwary has featured in the Mumbai Indians squad for several seasons. He played for MI from 2008 to 2012 and again came back in 2017 and played two seasons. He again got picked in 2020 and he was there till 2021.

4. Rajat Patidar

He is a technically sound batter who can play the role of an anchor and can be handy in the middle-order. He made his T20 debut in the 2017-18 zonal T20 League for Madhya Pradesh. His breakthrough year came in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy season where he scored 713 runs in eight games. Patidar could be a good option for most of the franchises.

3. Suresh Raina

Mr. IPL is not playing the 2022 season of the league and this was the most heart-breaking news from the mega auction. It was expected that he will get picked by the Chennai Super Kings. However, the “Chinna Thala” of the CSK fans will see the next season as a spectator.

2. Mohammed Azharuddeen (wk)

His game suits the shortest format the most. He has been a crucial bloke in Kerala’s batting lineup. The 27-year old could be a good pick for Gujarat Titans because they had no wicketkeepers in their squad till the last few moments of the auction.

1. Aaron Finch (c)

The Australian veteran had no bid during the mega auction. Finch is one of the best openers in the 20-over format all over the globe.He holds the record of highest individual record in the history of international T20s. In 87 IPL games, he has scored 2005 runs at an acceptable average of 25.38. He captained the Australian team to their first-ever T20 World Cup title recently in 2021.