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IPL 2022: 5 Teams That Might Target Quinton De Kock in IPL Mega-Auction 2022


With mega-auction is just one day to go at the Bengaluru. All the team management have reached Bengaluru and in a bubble. With the retained player, all the 10 team will try to build the team around them.

Quinton de Kock has been one of the most destructive opener and proven opener in the Indian Premier League. He has proven himself in the IPL in couple of occasions for the Mumbai Indians franchise.

In this article we will discuss about the 5 teams that might target the Proteas WK-Batsman Quinton De Kock in the mega-auction:

5. Gujarat Titans

The Ahmedabad Based Franchise Owned by the CVC Capitals has named their team as “Gujarat Titansyesterday. The team has retained Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill as their 3 draft picks.

With Shubman Gill at the top they need a destructive opener at the top and Quinton de Kock can be a great pick for the franchise in the auction as he keeps the wicket as well.

4. Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Hyderabad based franchise owned by “Sun Tv Network” has let go David Warner who has been a prominent performer for them at the top. With Kane Williamson at 3 they need a overseas opener and a Indian opener at the top.

So they might go for Quinton De Kock in the mega-auction tomorrow as he is in the marquee set.

3. Royal Challengers Bangalore

Quinton De Kock was part of the RCB in 2017 season, with AB De Villiers retiring they need a overseas batter alongside Glenn Maxwell in top 5. As they have retained Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj. As Virat Kohli is opening for RCB in the IPL, Quinton De Kock can be a great partner for Virat.

So Quinton De Kock definitely would be a great pick for them in the mega-auction on Feb 12 and Feb 13.

2. Mumbai Indians

Quinton de Kock has been a prominent performer with the bat for Mumbai Indians with the bat for the franchise in last 3 years crossing 500 runs in 2 occasions out of 3.

With limited players to retain, the Mumbai Indians opted for Kieron Pollard ahead of Quinton de Kock as their overseas retention. Definitely Mumbai Indians will try their superstar back in the team ahead of the IPL 2022.

1. Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings have highest remaining purse of 72 crores to use in the mega-auction. They have retained only 2 players Mayank Agrawal and Arshdeep Singh. So they have to cover many basis in the auction.

One of them is definitely a gun overseas opener and a WK-Batsman, Quinton de Kock can be a great pick for the Punjab Kings.



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