Auction of players has started for the Indian Premier League, India’s T20 cricket competition. This auction is going on in Chennai, in which a total of 61 players will be bid.
Chris Morris has proved to be the most expensive player in the auction so far. He has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for 16.25 crores rupees. This is the most expensive bid ever in the history of IPL.
Glenn Maxwell is the most expensive seller after him. His base price was kept at two crore rupees. He has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 14.25 crores.
Karun Nair was first bid in the auction, his base price was kept at fifty lakh rupees. No team bought them. Alex Hales got the second bid. Neither team bought them. No team bought Jason Roy after him.
At the same time, Delhi Smith bought Steve Smith for 2.2 crores. He was followed by Evi Lewis. His base price was one crore rupees, but no one bought him.
Aaron Finch, whose initial price was kept at one crore rupees, could not grab the attention of any team. They also did not sell. After this, Hanuma Vihari got a bid and nobody bought him.
Bidding began for Glenn Maxwell at two crore rupees. Chennai Superkings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore showed interest in buying them. Ultimately, RCB bought them for Rs 14.25 crore.
Punjab and CSK also showed interest in buying all-rounder Moin Ali. CSK bought them for 7 crores. Rajasthan Royal bought Shivam Dubey for Rs 4.4 crores. KKR bought Shakil ul Hasan for Rs 3.2 crore.
The biggest bid in IPL history is for Chris Morris. Rajasthan Royals bought Chris Morris for a bid of Rs 16.25 crore. The bid for the South African all-rounder started at Rs 75 lakh, but after that he made history.
First Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers competed in Bengaluru. After 10.75 crores, Rajasthan Royals joined the competition and bought Chris Morris in a record bid. Before him, a bid of Rs 16 crore was made for Yuvraj Singh.