Auctions for the Indian Premier League 20-21 were hosted in Chennai on February 18. All the franchise
were doing their best by using their pocket to pick up the best players from others teams and some of
the new young blood.
Here is a list of the top 5 most expensive buys of this year
- Chris morris – Rajasthan Royals – 16.25 Cr INR
Chris Morris isn’t a talented allrounder whose option started with a base price of 75 lakh with RCB
Mumbai Indians in the battle. Finally the Rajasthan royals back the 33 old Morris add a cost of 16 .25 cr.
This South African player is the highest bid player for the season and makes him the most expensive
player in the history of the IPL.
He had played 70 matches in 4 IPL and has taken 80 wickets and scored a total of 551 runs.
- Kyle Jamieson- RCB – 15 Cr INR
New Zealand player has managed to impress the IPL team with his international performance. His
breathing started with a base price of 75 lakh with Delhi capitals RCB and Kings XI Punjab in the
competition. Finally, RCB picks him for 15 crores. This 26-year-old right-handed bowler has picked up 54
wickets in 38 T20.
- Glenn Maxwell – RCB – INR 14.25 CR
This is the third most expensive player was Glenn Maxwell. His breathing started with a base price of 2
crores with Rajasthan royal KKR and Chennai super king placing bets full stop, at last, this Australian all-
rounder was backed by RCB cost of 14.2 5 crores. He has consistently played a total of 82 IPL matches in
the past 13 years for three different teams. He has 1505 runs at a strike rate of 154.67. he has 19
wickets to his name and was titled most valuable player in 2014.
- Jhye Richardson – Punjab Kings – INR 14 Cr
Bidding for jhye Richardson started with 1.5 crores as a base price between DC and RCB. Finally, pk
stepped in and back this player at 14 crores. He is a 24-year-old Australian fast bowler who has snatched
9 wickets in 9 T20 and a total of 78 wickets in 62 T20. This is Richardson’s first IPL. Let’s see how his
- Krishnappa Gowtham – CSK – INR 9.25 Cr
The building of this 32 years old Indian all-rounder started with 20 lacs as a base price between sunrise
Hyderabad and KKR. At last CSK board him at a price of 9.25 crore. He is known to be the most expensive
uncapped player in the history of IPL auction. He has played 24 matches for RR and KXIP.
Pricing of these players comes with high expectations and responsibilities. Let’s see how will these most
expensive players show their worth in the ongoing IPL