A total of 292 cricketers set to go under the hammer as the VIVO IPL 2021 Player Auction begins in Chennai on Thursday. 1114 cricketers had initially registered for the auction and the final list was then pruned after the eight franchises submitted their shortlist of players.
A total of 164 Indian players, 125 overseas players and 3 players from Associate Nations will be up for grabs in the VIVO IPL 2021 Player Auction in Chennai.
Rs 2 crore is the highest reserve price for two Indian players – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy & Mark Wood.
Next is the list of 12 players with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are the two Indian players in the list of 11 cricketers with a base price of rs1 crore.
The auction starts at 3 pm.
A look at franchise purse
Purse: Rs 19.9 crore
Purse: Rs 35.4 crore
Purse: Rs 53.20 crore
Purse: Rs 34.85 crore
Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad, and Kolkata Knight Riders have retained most of the squad that featured in IPL 2020 and they can take it easy in the upcoming edition.
Teams bid for Glen Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell goes under the hammer and his opening bid is Rs 2 Cr. The opening bid comes from KKR
Moeen Ali sold for Rs 7 cr to CSK
Teams bid for Chris Morris
Current bid price for Chris Morris is Rs 12.75 cr
Delhi, Punjab, Bangalore bid for Jhye Richardson
Jhye Richardson SOLD to Punjab Kings for Rs 14 cr
Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar SOLD to RCB for Rs 20 lakh each
Punjab Kings bag Shahrukh Khan for Rs 5.25 cr
Krishnappa Gowtham sold to CSK for Rs 9.25 cr
The bidding was ON between KKR, CSK & SRH. K Gowtham's base price was 20L INR & his bid reached Rs 9.25Cr - He is SOLD to CSK
Chetan Sakariya SOLD to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.20 cr
Chetan Sakariya, who had a base price of Rs 20 Lac, is SOLD to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.20 cr