The former player of the Indian team has once again targeted the players through IPL. A few days back, the battle of IPL Mega Auction has ended. In which young players have been bought by paying a hefty amount. The 15th season of IPL is going to start from April. In which uncapped players will also get a chance to play. On which former Indian team player Sunil Gavaskar has given his response by writing a column in the newspaper.
‘Money will put pressure on players’
IPL 2022 auction, which ended a day earlier. More interesting than the India-West Indies ODI series was seen in the mega auction. 204 players were bought by 10 teams for the 15th edition of the IPL, followed by India’s T20 series against West Indies and Sri Lanka. Even before that some players became millionaires, but the pressure of expectations has also been created on the players. Former player Sunil Gavaskar wrote that,
Sunil Gavaskar has suggested that when the IPL season is just around the corner, some players may not put that much effort into playing for their country to ensure that they are fully fit to participate in the T20 league. , because IPL gives contract guarantees. Every franchisee will consider this. The money given to the players is worth it. This in itself will create pressure on the expectations from the players and that can be a key factor in these matches.
‘Auctions change a player’s life’
Indian team Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has expressed his displeasure over the money received in the IPL. He believes that a slab should be made for the uncapped players in the IPL. In which it should be decided how much money will be given to the uncapped player. Young players get crores of rupees in IPL. Which makes a difference to his international cricket. In which they stop taking interest.
“The auction is life changing for all the players as it opens the door to a secure future for them and their families. Due to this, some people may not have to work as hard while playing for their country, especially when playing IPL money leagues.