Thursday, 25 February, 2021

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IPL 2021 Player Auction: Chris Morris turned into the most costly purchase in the IPL history as Rajasthan Royals got him for Rs 16.25 crore, while Karnataka all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham purchased by CSK turned into the most costly uncapped Indian player.

 

IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris, Kyle Jamieson hit jackpot; Gowtham most expensive uncapped Indian buy ever

South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris turned into the most costly purchase in the IPL history as he was gotten by Rajasthan Royals at a record cost of Rs 16.25 crore at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 player closeout in Chennai on Thursday.

IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris, Kyle Jamieson hit jackpot; Gowtham most expensive uncapped Indian buy ever

CSK spent huge on all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham who was sold for an amazing Rs 9.25 crore, making him the most costly uncapped Indian part in IPL history. Illustrious Challengers Bangalore (RCB) went all out for New Zealand quick bowler Kyle Jamieson, sprinkling a challenging Rs 15 crore for him. Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell additionally brought enormous sum and was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 14.25 crore after an extraordinary offering war. Punjab Kings spent huge on Jhye Richardson, getting him for a challenging Rs 14 crore. India’s Test expert Cheteshwar Pujara was purchased by CSK at his base cost of Rs 50 lakh, while Mumbai Indians purchased Arjun Tendulkar at his base cost of Rs 20 lakh. Steve Smith, delivered by RR, went to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crore. Britain all-rounder Moeen Ali was gotten by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rs 7 crore, while Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan went to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs 3.20 crore. India all-rounder Shivam Dube was additionally in tremendous interest and went to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.40 crore. While there were a couple of enormous signings, there were some huge names that stayed unsold including Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Aaron Finch, among others. Nathan Coulter-Nile went to guarding champions Mumbai Indians for Rs 5 crore, who likewise got Piyush Chawla for Rs 2.40 crore. Umesh Yadav was picked by Delhi Capitals at his base cost of Rs 1 crore. Punjab Kings spent a challenging Rs 8 crore to purchase Australia’s uncapped player Riley Meredith. Kerala large hitter Shahrukh Khan was gotten by Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore, while another uncapped player Chetan Sakariya went to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.20 crore.