Chris Morris most costly at Rs 16.25 crore for RR, Jamieson, Maxwell go to RCB, Pujara decide by CSK surprises many
South African all-rounder Chris Morris on Thursday grew to become the costliest participant introduced Indian Premier League historical past as he was offered to Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 16.25 crore. With this, Morris beat Yuvraj Singh’s report of being the costliest participant in IPL. With Rs. 16 crore, Yuvraj Singh was the costliest participant introduced in IPL historical past. He was picked up by Delhi Daredevil (now Delhi Capitals) in IPL 2015.
Whereas Morris grew to become the costliest participant ever within the historical past of IPL, Krishnappa Gowtham grew to become the best uncapped Indian purchase on the public sale desk.
Morris got here in to the public sale at a base worth of Rs. 75 lakh. The costliest abroad purchase earlier than Morris was Pat Cummins, who was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders forward of IPL 2020 for Rs. 15.5 crore.
Morris, a right-arm quick bowler and a lower-order hitter, has performed 70 IPL matches and scored 551 runs and likewise dismissed 80 wickets. In 2012, Morris has made his worldwide debut for South Africa in a T20I in opposition to New Zealand. Since then he has performed solely 23 T20Is and has scored 133 runs and dismissed 34 wickets. Nevertheless, Morris hasn’t performed any worldwide cricket since 2019.
Glenn Maxwell’s worth skyrocketed on the IPL public sale following a fierce bidding warfare between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Tremendous Kings. Finally at Rs 14 crore CSK relented, whereas RCB went a step additional to rope within the Australian all-rounder.
Take a look at specialist Cheteshwar Pujara was purchased by Chennai Tremendous Kings on his base worth of Rs 50 lakh. One other uncapped participant Shahrukh Khan, who had a scintillating Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy marketing campaign additionally grabbed huge bucks and was purchased by Punjab for Rs 5.25 crore. New Zealand all-rounder Kyle Jamieson, who had listed his base worth as Rs. 75 lakh, was bagged by RCB for Rs 15 crore.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali additionally went for a excessive worth of Rs 7 crore to Chennai Tremendous Kings. Australian Steve Smith, who was launched by Rajasthan Royals, was purchased by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.20 crore.
England cricket group opener Jason Roy, Australian captain Aaron Finch and Indian center order batsman Hanuma Vihari had been stay unsold within the IPL Public sale 2021. West Indian pacer Sheldon Cottrell, right-arm spinner Harbhajan Singh and all rounder Kedar Jadhav go unsold on this public sale.