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5 overpriced signings from franchises on Day 2 at IPL 2022 mega auction

There were a few picks, the prices of which looked slightly inflated in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 14 February 2022 10:07 pm

The Day 2 of IPL 2022 mega auction was not short of any action at all as fans got to see some intense bidding wars unfolding between the franchises. While some buys proved to be steal, there were a few which were slightly inflated, which happened because of teams being desperate for a certain player to play in that position.

Here is a list of 5 overpriced picks from Day 2:

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Khaleel Ahmed – 5.25 crore to DC

The left-arm pacer has not been in the best of forms in recent seasons and considering youngsters like Chetan Sakariya and Kartik Tyagi went for lesser amounts than him, Khaleel Ahmed’s price looks a bit too expensive than what it would have been ideally.

Tim David – 8.25 crore to MI

The 25-year-old has been making lot of noise in world cricket with his explosive batting performances in franchise cricket. Tim David was always going to inflict a bidding war but having not proven himself in IPL so far, the amount paid for him might have been slightly higher than MI would have wanted.

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Odean Smith – 6 crore to PBKS

The all-rounder from West Indies caught everyone’s attention with his heroics in the India vs West Indies series. However, considering the fact that the sample size of his performances is still quite small, the bid amount was certainly quite high but Odean Smith will indeed be someone to watch out for.

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