The IPL 2022 Mega-Auctions are taking place in Bengaluru right now. As expected, money is being splurged on cricketers at the event. The trend is that in recent years, the pacers have made good money at the bidding event. A similar scenario is happening in the IPL 2022 Auctions right now. Jasprit Bumrah, who was retained by Mumbai Indians, reacted after this. In this article, we take a look as Jasprit Bumrah posts a cryptic tweet after pacers go for massive amounts in IPL 2022 Auctions.
Pacers make merry in IPL 2022 Mega-Auctions
In recent IPL auctions, pacers have done well. The likes of Pat Cummins and Chris Morris broke multiple records in the last two editions. It has been the same in the ongoing auctions, too. Most of the pacers have got hefty contracts so far. While Kagiso Rabada and Pat Cummins earned well in the marquee set, Harshal Patel earned more than INR 10 cr in the all-rounders’ department. In the bowlers’ category, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna and Josh Hazlewood were all subject to good deals. While this was happening, a few fans thought what Jasprit Bumrah’s price would have been was he in the auctions.
Jasprit Bumrah posts a cryptic tweet
Jasprit Bumrah was earning INR 7 Cr since IPL 2018 Mega-Auctions. However, for IPL 2022, he got a pay rise. He was retained as the second option by Mumbai Indians for INR 12 Cr. One of the greatest bowlers at the moment, he would have hit the roof with the demand for him at the auctions. Considering all of this, here is how he reacted on Twitter:
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) February 12, 2022
Mumbai Indians, though, is trying to bring back its core from the previous seasons. They waited for a long time at the auctions and peaked at the right time with the big signing of Ishan Kishan.