Each and every franchises are focusing on those players who can give their best to them and this is what auctions are meant. Keeping the eyes on the auction, the most consistent cricketer can be in the limelight and that would be the England destructive opener Alex Hales who has been impressive in recent forms.
His T20 performance are really commendable. Although he hasn’t featured the national side since March 2019 but in the global leagues he has been in a heat form and this would be targeted by many franchises to chose him and thus can cause bidding war in the coming auction.
There are three teams who could target him. His recent form in the BBL-10 is carnage as he scored 535 runs in 14 matches with magnificent strike rate of 163.60. He has also played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL-2018 where he scored 145 runs off 6 matches with best score of 45 runs.
1] Rajasthan Royals
A destructive opener is must for the team as they couldn’t produce such player yet. In the last season also due to lack of intent in opening slot, Ben Stokes came to open so with the inclusion of Alex Hales, he can produce impressive start to the franchise with Jos Buttler. His presence can surely decrease the pressure from the middle order batsman as well.
2] Royal Challengers Bangalore
With the release of Aaron Finch and Parthiv Patel ahead of auction, RCB has a slot for opening batsman and it is mandatory for the team to bid and with the presence of Alex Hales, team might bid on him. With a strong duo of Kohli-Villiers, Alex Hales could also produce carnage start and thus it will definitely make the most strongest top-3 batsman for the franchise as well.
3] Kings XI Punjab
With more than 50Cr remaining in their kitty to bid in auctions, Kings XI Punjab won’t mind to buy him. Team has already good openers like KL Rahul, Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal. Despite of having these openers if Alex Hales also included then team can form a strong batting line-up and can surely create a destination impact over other franchises.