The mega auction of IPL 2022 is to be held next month. Earlier, the BCCI has extended the date of sending the names to the players till January 20, so that they can get a chance to think. After the Ashes series, there is talk of many players from England and Australia withdrawing from the league. England captain Joe Root had said to be named in the first auction, but after the series, he has decided not to go into the auction, saying that Test priority is given. The mega auction is proposed in Bengaluru on 12th and 13th February.

According to the news of Cricbuzz, apart from Joe Root, England all-rounder Ben Stokes, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc and Test captain Pat Cummins, who can be a big bid, are not showing much interest. . Cummins was bought by KKR for Rs 15.5 crore. Australian players have been in the bio bubble for a long time. From December to July, he will have to play cricket continuously.

Now series from New Zealand and Sri Lanka

Australia's team has played 5 matches of the Ashes series. Now he has to play three ODIs and one T20 against New Zealand from 30 January to 8 February at home. For this time, 5 T20 matches are to be held against Sri Lanka in February itself. After this, the team has to go on a month-long tour of Pakistan. Where there are to be three Tests, three ODIs, and one T20. After this 2 months IPL. Then a tour of Sri Lanka in June-July. Where 2 Tests and 5 ODIs are to be played.

Mitchell Starc said recently that I have some time to make a decision. But my focus is definitely on the upcoming schedule. In such a situation, there is doubt about his entry into the T20 league. Apart from this, players of Australia and England are also inquiring about the venue of IPL. They are curious as Sri Lanka and South Africa are included in Plan B. But till now no formal announcement has been made by the Indian Cricket Board.