IPL Auction 2023: Ben Stokes IPL Team Confirmed For 2023? Ravichandran Ashwin Reveals Big Secret About Ben Stokes’ New IPL Team- Big Secret Unveiled by Ravichandran Ashwin In the IPL 2023 mini-auction scheduled to take place in Kochi, Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin made a daring prediction regarding who would get Ben Stokes.
Stokes, the star of the T20 World Cup, is set to start a massive bidding war. According to Ashwin, five teams will compete to sign the legendary all-rounder. Let’s look at the five teams that will be after Stokes.
Lucknow Super Giants
Chennai Super Kings
Ravichandran Ashwin Gives IPL Auction 2023 Prediction On Ben Stokes
IPL 2023: Ashwin believes LSG would target Stokes and search for other players if they are unable to secure the all-rounder – Ashwin predicts that Stokes will be targeted by LSG because of his ability to turn a game around and his all-around talent. LSG still have 23.35 crores in their bank account. Jason Holder has been fired, and they will now focus on Stokes, who can play two positions.
“Ben Stokes will undoubtedly be selected by the Lucknow Super Giants. They won’t pursue other players unless they succeed in getting him,” Ashwin remarked on his own YouTube account. Stokes’ participation in the Sanjeev Goenka team in 2017 is another factor that would make him a target for LSG. Stokes scored over 400 runs and claimed 11 wickets during that season, winning MVP. Who are the other clubs that Ravichandran Ashwin believes will want to get Ben Stokes in the IPL 2023? Ashwin predicts that CSK will pursue Stokes in addition to LSG because they need a true all-rounder.
The India off-spinner speculates that CSK may also pursue Cameron Green and Sam Curran.
Due to the considerable sum still in the tank, PBKS, SRH, and MI will also make an effort to capture Stokes.
PBKS and MI enter the auction pool with 32.20 and 20.55 crores, respectively, while SRH has 42.25 crores left over.
For the IPL 2023 season, MI will be without Keiron Pollard, and SRH will be searching for a capable captain after Kane Williamson was released.
“CSK will go for Sam Curran from the Marquee list. They won’t get him.
“They will go all-out on Ben Stokes as well. They won’t get him as well. They will also go for Cameron Green,” added the 36-year-old.