IPL 2021 Auction: Explosive batsman Shah Rukh Khan, who played for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket, has been bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore.
IPL 2021 Auction: Kings Punjab paid 5.25 crore rupees for Tamil Nadu batsman Shah Rukh Khan in the auction of players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season released in Chennai on Thursday. Shahrukh Khan’s base price was Rs 20 lakh and he was vying to buy him between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals. Delhi Capitals bid up to Rs 1 crore for him. After this Delhi Capitals reached two crore rupees.
But as soon as Bangalore raised Rs 20 lakh, Kings Punjab also bid Rs 2.40 crore. After this, Bangalore reached three crore rupees. The price went up for Shahrukh and Punjab reached four crores rupees to connect him with him. After this, the Punjab Kings made a strong bid of Rs 5.25 crore and bought them.
Batsman Sachin Baby was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore at his base price. His base price was 20 lakh rupees. Apart from them, Rajat Patidar was also bought by Bangalore for the same price. Prior to that, Indian batsman Himanshu Rana remained unsold at a base price of Rs 20 lakh. At the same time, Gautam Rahul Singh, Himmat Singh and Vishnu Solanki, Past Seth, also remained unsold.
Chris Morris Most Expensive Player
South African fast bowling all-rounder Chris Morris has become the highest selling player in the history of IPL. He has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for 16.25 crores. Earlier, Yuvraj Singh (16 crores) was sold at the highest price in the history of IPL. Morris was previously part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. He was bought by RCB in the IPL 2020 auction for Rs 10 crore.
Spin all-rounder Moin Ali of England has been bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs seven crore. Moin was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in IPL 2020, but now he will be seen playing in MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings team. At the same time, Bangladesh spin all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for 3.20 crores. Shakib was not part of this league last year. Shakib’s base prize was two crore rupees.
Earlier, Australian batsman Steve Smith was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.20 crore.
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