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Eight franchises buy 57 players at IPL 2021 Player Auction

The VIVO IPL 2021 Player Auction concluded in Chennai with 57 players filling up the 61 available slots.

The eight franchises went for some of the finest talent available, giving them a chance to unleash their potential and make an impact in the upcoming edition of the tournament.

The all-rounders were in demand. Chris Morris was sold to Rajasthan Royals for a whopping sum of INR 16.25 Cr & became the most expensive player bought in the IPL Auction history.

Kyle Jamieson & Glenn Maxwell were both sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore whereas K Gowtham & Moeen Ali were sold to Chennai Super Kings. Young hard-hitting batsman, Shahrukh Khan was sold to Punjab Kings while English all-rounder Tom Curran was bought by Delhi Capitals. They all featured in the Top 10 Buys at the auction.

With 22 overseas players bought at the auction, the 14th season will see representations from eight different nations in addition to the Indian players.

Players sold

57

Overseas Players

22

Total Spent

₹1,45,30,00,000

Most Expensive Player Christopher Morris ₹16,25,00,000

TEAM FUNDS REMAINING OVERSEAS PLAYERS TOTAL PLAYERS

Chennai Super Kings

₹2,55,00,000 8 25

Delhi Capitals

₹2,15,00,000 8 25

Kolkata Knight Riders

₹3,20,00,000 8 25

Mumbai Indians

₹3,65,00,000 8 25

Punjab Kings

₹18,80,00,000 8 25

Rajasthan Royals

₹13,65,00,000 8 24

Royal Challengers Bangalore

₹35,00,000 8 22

Sunrisers Hyderabad

₹6,95,00,000 8 25

Maximum overseas players: 8 Maximum squad size: 25

Top Buys

TEAM PLAYER TYPE PRICE

Rajasthan Royals

Christopher Morris All-Rounder ₹16,25,00,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Kyle Jamieson All-Rounder ₹15,00,00,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Glenn Maxwell All-Rounder ₹14,25,00,000

Punjab Kings

Jhye Richardson Bowler ₹14,00,00,000

Chennai Super Kings

Krishnappa Gowtham All-Rounder ₹9,25,00,000

Punjab Kings

Riley Meredith Bowler ₹8,00,00,000

Chennai Super Kings

Moeen Ali All-Rounder ₹7,00,00,000

Punjab Kings

Shahrukh Khan All-Rounder ₹5,25,00,000