Latest IPL Auction 2021 Highlights with a Complete List of Sold & Unsold Players
Summary: The leading event IPL auction 2021 has recently taken place on Thursday. We have given our best to cover the full of sold and unsold players. Lets read it out to know how the auction went.
Wait of cricket fans for the final auction of players in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is over after an event held in Chennai on February 18, 2021. You can find out a lot about the IPL 2021 auction live updates online. However, we have tried here to highlight the latest and useful happenings right from the event. Stay connected with us till the end to keep you informed about each and everything happened there:
With 292 players available for sale and 61 slots to fill the gap, the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is set to entertain the cricket enthusiasts. The eight IPL franchises are ready again to entertain the people of India and abroad with some extremely exciting and challenging matches.
There are 57 players who were bought by these 8 franchises and a whopping amount of 145.3 crore was disbursed at the mini-auction. The owners of these franchises have again showed a great interest in the purchasing of overseas players and 57 players were sold at different amount.
The South-African all-rounder Chris Morris becomes the most expensive player of this IPL auction 2021 by breaking the all-time record for Rs.16.25 crores when he was bought by Rajasthan Royals. Earlier, this record was set on the name of India top cricket player Yuvraj Singh when the player fetched Rs.16 crores in 2015.
Batting superstar Steve Smith fetched the amount of Rs. 2.2 crore and set a record of being the first cricketer to be sold to the Delhi Capitals. His base price set by the IPL officials was Rs. 2 crores.
Punjab Kings picked up Riley Meredith for Rs 8 crore and made him the most expensive overseas uncapped player.
CSK also surprised the fans and people available in the event by picking up India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara, while Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Rider took some time to buy Kedar Jadhav and Harbhajan Singh. Mumbai Indians spent Rs 20 lakh on left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, who was the son of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
A Brief Overview About the IPL 2021 Auction:
Mumbai Indians: 25 players and 8 overseas with a remaining balance of Rs 3.65 crore.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 22 players and 8 overseas with Rs 35 lakh remaining balance.
Rajasthan Royals: 24 players and 8 overseas, with a remaining balance of Rs 13.65 crore.
Delhi Capitals: 25 players and 8 overseas, with an amount of Rs 2.15 crore remaining balance.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 25 players and 8 overseasw with Rs 6.85 crore remaining balance.
Kolkata Knight Riders: 25 players and 8 overseas with a remaining balance of Rs 3.2 crore.
Punjab Kings: 25 players and 8 overseas with Rs 18.7 crore remaining balance.
Chennai Super Kings: 25 players and 8 overseas with a remaining balance of Rs 2.55 crore.
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Here we have compiled a complete list of sold and unsold players, including batsmen, bowlers, wicketkeepers and all-rounders:
We have tried here to cover all the needful information you need to know about what happened during IPL Auction 2021. Go through it carefully and get ready to watch out as many matches as you can of your favourite cricket tournaments!
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