According to reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is getting ready to hold the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on December 16 this year. Numerous franchises have begun devising strategies to strengthen their squads in preparation for the upcoming auction. This year, franchises have also identified players who have the potential to significantly enhance the team’s roster if they win the auction.
Jordan Thompson, an uncapped all-rounder, has made headlines in the past for his strong performances in the Hundred tournament, and he is expected to be a target for many IPL teams for the upcoming season. At least two elite Indian domestic league teams, according to reports, have contacted the 26-year-old. This summer, Thompson took two of the most wickets in the Hundred. In Yorkshire’s five North Group matches in the Bob Willis Trophy in 2020, the combative all-rounder scored 234 runs and took 15 wickets.
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The player has experience playing in domestic shortest-format leagues, having played for the Karachi Kings of the Pakistan Super League and the Hobart Hurricanes of the Australia Big Bash League, respectively. In addition, the Mumbai Indians-owned MI Emirates signed him up for the new UAE competition, The International League T20.Given his potential, IPL clubs will undoubtedly keep an eye on the 26-year-old to secure his services.
IPL Franchises have expressed an interest in Somerset’s Will Smeed and Surrey’s Will Jacks in addition to him. While opener Smeed is known for his hard-hitting, Jacks, who made his T20I debut last month, has the potential to become one of the best cricketers of recent times.