The triumph success of IPL-2020 has created good impact due to which within a short span another season is on. Only two weeks are left for the mini auction to be conducted and every franchises might be making list for the players they want to bid.
Teams like CSK, KXIP, KKR, RR will definitely try to re-construct their respective franchises after devastating season. So for them this upcoming auction is too much mandatory.
In reference to the auction, one player is their in the contention list who can be vital part of any franchise who could buy him and that is West Indies hard hitting opener Evin Lewis.
Evin Lewis has played IPL in two seasons that is 2018 and 2019 and featured for the Defending Champions but couldn’t play as expectations and only managed to score 430 runs with strike rate of 131.1 and average of 26.88 which eventually made him to unsold in IPL-2020. But there are three teams who could try to buy him in this coming auction.
1] Kolkata Knight Riders
If Kolkata bids on him, then it will be useful for them as team is struggling for a better opening combination along with Shubman Gill. In the concluded edition we had seen team was trying to fit opening combination and tried out Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine. With his addition, team can build a core opening combination.
2] Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals are also facing the same bit of issue in opening combination as they tried out Ben Stokes and other players. If they bid on him, team can create a competent opening combination which will be viable for them to survive.
3] Chennai Super Kings
The consistent team who had devastating season of IPL will definitely look to buy a player who can be best in opening and it could be Evin Lewis. If team buys him, then he can provide good start along with Ruturaj Gaikwad or Faf du Plessis.