2 teams that could target Saurabh Netravalkar in IPL 2025 Auctions

Saurabh Netravalkar has been an excellent performer in the ongoing 2024 T20 World Cup. He has taken wickets with the new ball and the best of batters have struggled to tackle him. With his experience, it won’t be a surprise if he finds a way into IPL 2025. A few teams might sign him as a backup overseas pacer. On that note, here, we take a look at the list of two teams that could target Saurabh Netravalkar in IPL 2025 Auctions.

1) Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians are one of the teams that could target Saurabh Netravalkar in IPL 2025 Auctions. For a long time now, Mumbai Indians have been searching for the ideal partner for Jasprit Bumrah with the new ball. However, despite trying the likes of Luke Wood, MI could not get the right choice in IPL 2024, as well.

Therefore, there could be multiple targets for MI in this regard in IPL 2025. While they would target someone more prominent, they can have Saurabh as a backup. Considering he is from Mumbai and has been a part of the Ranji Trophy setup before, some of the local fans would also be pleased with his presence.


2) Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans have been on the lookout for a good left-arm pacer. The likes of Spencer Johnson and Josh Little have not been consistent for the IPL 2022 winners. Hence, they can use the 2024 T20 World Cup to find someone useful for the team in IPL 2025.

Like with Mumbai Indians, GT will also target someone more established as the first-choice option. As a backup, Saurabh can be a top investment. His experience in the 2024 T20 World Cup will further aid him do well for GT. Under lights, the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad could also help the strengths of the left-arm seamer. Therefore, GT is on this list.


Nesara V Jagannatha

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