IPL Auction 2021: Top 10 takeways from IPL Auctions; Check out

IPL Auction 2021: The highly anticipated IPL Auction 2021 was held in Chennai on Thursday. All the eight franchises bought key overseas players as well as local and national talent. Morris was the highest-paid player fetching Rs 16.25 crore (Rajasthan Royals), while Kyle Jamieson (RCB) attracted Rs 15 crore bid. Jhye Richardson (Rs 14 crore to Punjab Kings), Glenn Maxwell (Rs 14.25 crore) and K Gowtham (CSK)also earned big bucks in the IPL 2021 auction. Interestingly, Cheteshwar found a buyer – CSK– at his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Arjun Tendulkar was also sold at his base price by Mumbai Indians. Here are the key takeaways from IPL 2021 auction—as it happened:

  • Chris Morris becomes highest-paid IPL player

Chris Morris, the African all-rounder went all pay-checks in the 2021 Auction after a fierce battle between the franchises and eventually went to RR for 16.25 Cr. He breaks all the records and becomes the highest paid overseas player. READ FULL STORY

  • Arjun Tendulkar gets IPL contract

Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar was the last buy of the day. Mumbai Indians (MI) bought him for Rs 20 lakh. READ FULL STORY

  • K Gowtham becomes costliest uncapped player

K Gowtham whose base price was Rs 20 lakh entered a bidding war between KKR, SRH and CSK. He was finally sold for Rs 9.25 crore by Chennai Super Kings. READ FULL STORY

  • Steve Smith bought by Delhi Capitals

The ex-Australian captain has been roped by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crore. The axed Aussie captain, Steve Smith will surely be the elephant in the room on the auction day as the franchises will be looking to rope him for his experience and stellar show at the international fore over the years. READ FULL STORY

  • Cheteshwar Pujara returns to IPL after six years

Cheteshwar Pujara will play for CSK who bought him for a cheap price of RS 50 L. Goes by the name of modern-wall, Cheteshwar dependable Pujara has been India’s test specialist over the past few years and is eying a comeback in the shorter version of the game. READ FULL STORY

IPL’s perennial under-performer Glenn Maxwell once again fetched big money at the players auction with Royal Challengers Bangalore bidding a whopping Rs 14.25 crore to secure his services here on Friday. READ FULL STORY

  • Shakib Al Hasan sold to KKR

The Bangladeshi all-rounder has been bought for his services by KKR for a sum of Rs 3.2 crore. Shakib Al Hasan has remained an integral part of whichever team he plays for. READ FULL STORY

The southpaw all-rounder has been purchased by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 7 crore. The Englishman made his debut in the IPL in 2018 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). READ FULL STORY

Dawid Malan, the one of the most anticipated batsman of the auctions has been roped in by Kings Punjab for a sum of Rs.1.5 crore. READ FULL STORY

When the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) added him in their squad for the 2020 season, they had huge expectations from him but he failed miserably to them. He scored a modicum of 268 runs from 12 matches READ FULL STORY

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