New Delhi. Venkatesh Iyer has performed brilliantly for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2021. There is to be a mega auction of the players before the next season. In such a situation, former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed the hope that he can get 12 to 14 crores in the next season. 26-year-old left-handed batsman Iyer also bowls fast. He has made his IPL debut from the current season.
Sanjay Manjrekar while talking to Cricinfo said that Venkatesh Iyer will be on the eyes of all the teams in the auction. He said, ‘I am thinking of Rs 12 to 14 crores. His performance has been excellent in First Class cricket and List A cricket. He has an average of 47 and a strike rate of 92. This is his T20 record in domestic cricket. It does not include IPL. He has the art of bowling. In such a situation, big bidding can be done on them.
they have all kinds of shots
Sanjay Manjrekar said that if you look at his batting, he bats very well on the back foot. Also plays bridge and cut. He is such a batsman who is playing a big shot not by going ahead of the wicket but staying on the wicket. He said that I see him rightly as a T20 game changer, who has shown a great game in the last few weeks. Overall he is having a good day.
Great start against RCB
Venkatesh Iyer got a chance to debut in the second phase of IPL 2021. He played an aggressive innings of 41 runs against RCB. Scored 53 against Mumbai Indians and 67 against Punjab. While bowling, he took 2 wickets against Delhi Capitals and one against Punjab. This batsman from MP has also played a big innings of 198 in List A cricket.