RCB discloses their plan to secure Faf du Plessis

In the IPL 2022 mega auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore managed to secure former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis for a reasonable price of INR 7 crore. RCB and his old side Chennai Super Kings, as well as Delhi Capitals, were in a bidding war. The club, on the other hand, was able to carry out their intentions and acquire the seasoned player.

The team's official social media profile posted a video of their simulated auction for the South African batter a week after the sale. Mike Hesson, the club's director of cricket, stated that du Plessis possesses all of the attributes that RCB want in a "leader."

Hesson told the press that with the alternatives they have in their existing team and the uncertainties surrounding them, as well as the possibilities they have at the auction, they believe Faf du Plessis, who is highly experienced, is where they believe can gain a big advantage. Hesson remarked that du Plessis has led South Africa for a long time, has won the IPL multiple times, and is a very reliable player. He added that du Plessis has a strong personality and is well-liked, these are several qualities they seek in a leader.

Hesson said that CSK will almost certainly try to reclaim him, as they do with all of their players. He explained that he is also in the marquee group; in order for them to have some structure moving ahead, they'll need to set aside some funds. They would like to go over the teams that might be interested in him. CSK will undoubtedly make an offer; nevertheless, no one will predict who they will target.

On Day 1 of the auction, the club was able to get both Plessis and Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga, as planned.

They saw du Plessis and Hasaranga's responsibilities as the two most crucial abroad positions to get on the first day. Hesson said in a video that there have been numerous permutations and variations to arrive at this stage, and he is sure there will be more. However, the essential responsibility is to begin and fine-tune how they must go about accomplishing this.