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.
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IPL 2021 Auction: The Indian Premier League mini-auction ahead of the 2021 edition of the league is likely to be held either on February 18 or 19 in Chennai. Speaking to ANI, sources in the know of developments said that the mini-auction ahead of the 14th edition will take place on either of the two dates and a final call is expected soon.
Former South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris was the most expensive buy in IPL 2021 auction. Morris was bought by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping price tag of Rs 16.25 crore. Ince the process, Morris also beat the previous record of most expensive IPL buy of Rs. 16 crore, which was set by former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.
IPL 2021: Fans Go Crazy in Cinema Hall after MS Dhoni's Victorious Knock in Qualifier 1 Referring to his public spat with Delhi Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin after the game between two sides, Sehwag said that the England limited-overs captain has not done much in the tournament apart from talking.
IPL 2021 is a mini-auction, unlike the mega auction which occurs after a gap of three years. Last month, eight franchises announced the list of released and retained players. Kings Punjab released a maximum of 9 players from their squad. IPL auctions are governed by some set of rules which every franchise has to follow under any condition.
IPL 2022 Auction Live: BCCI confirms that it will add 2 new teams for the upcoming IPL 2022. This move makes a total of 10 teams involving in the IPL 2022 tournament. An office-bearer of the BCCI confirmed that the move is to correct the pan-India balance of the league.
With a record-extending century (104*), Gayle also notched up 3 half-centuries for Punjab Kings in the 2018 season. The Universe Boss was retained by Punjab for IPL 2021. In his iconic career, the 42-year-old has amassed 4,965 runs from 142 IPL games. A week earlier, Gayle had pulled out of the IPL 2021 due to 'bubble fatigue'.
England Test captain Joe Root is set to put his name in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in 2022 in hopes to participate in the cash-rich league for the first time. With two new teams entering the competition next season, there is set to be a massive reshuffling of teams and a mega-auction set to take place before the 2022 season.