New contestants to the IPL 2022, the Lucknow establishment has been blamed for poaching players in front of the 2022 Indian Premier League player mega auction. According to reports, Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad have grumbled in regards to making a difference to the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
IPL franchise PBKS and SRH have said that the Lucknow group has been convincing KL Rahul and Rashid Khan to leave their establishments. The BCCI has said it will look into the issue after grumblings were enrolled by the two IPL establishments.
“We haven’t received any letter but we have received a verbal complaint from two franchises about players poaching by Lucknow team. We are looking into it, and we will take appropriate action if it proves to be true,” said a Senior BCCI Official as said by Inside Sport.
“We don’t want to disturb the balance. You cannot avoid such things when there is fierce competition. But it’s not fair to the existing teams when they are trying to balance everything,”further added.
The RPSG-bought new Lucknow establishment purportedly presented an overabundance of Rs 20 Crore to KL Rahul to leave Punjab Kings. They likewise stretched out a Rs 16 Crore deal to Rashid Khan of Hyderabad. SRH needed to hold the Afghan spinner however didn’t have any desire to pay more than Rs 12 Crore.
Rashid Khan as of now gets Rs 9 crore while Rahul gets Rs 11 crore.
KL Rahul and Rashid Khan have been the foundation of Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad individually. Rahul was a supporter of the Punjab-based group since the 2018 version of the IPL after he left the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In 2020, he was named the captain of the franchise.The extra obligation of initiative didn’t bother him as he continued to top the run-diagrams for PBKS.
In any case, in case reports are to be accepted, Rahul wasn’t exactly content with the group’s presentation throughout the last two or three seasons. Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid, then again, has been a mandatory source of the Sunrisers’ group subsequent to making his IPL debut back in 2017.
Although the Orange Army completed at the lower part of the points table in 2021, Rashid ended up being a resource for them. Indeed, even as the other SRH bowlers neglected to get wickets, the Nangarhar-born Rashid continued to weave his enchantment with his trickiness and direction.
The Sunrisers have won the title once in 2016 while PBKS are yet to get their hands on the maiden title after upwards of 14 seasons. Other than Lucknow, Ahmedabad is the other new group in the title.