Nearly two years later, the Indian Premier League is returning to the home ground. This event will be played in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata this year. The season will begin on April 9 in Chennai, where the first match between last year’s champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore will be played. Here along with Indian legends, many famous cricketers from all over the world will be seen on one stage. The biggest reason for the popularity of IPL is money and glamor in it. Players become millionaires only by playing a tournament here. Let us know the most expensive foreign players of this season.
Chris Morris (16.25 cr)
The South African all-rounder surpassed Yuvraj Singh to become the most expensive player in the history of the tournament in this IPL. He was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore. Earlier, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in last year’s IPL for Rs 10 crore.
Kyle Jamieson (15 cr)
This New Zealand fast bowler is the most expensive player from his country. Royal Challengers Bangalore bought him for Rs 15 crore in this auction. IPL 2021 will be the debut season of his tournament and the team has high hopes from him.
Glenn Maxwell (14.25 cr)
This all-rounder player from Australia has been one of the highest-paid players of the IPL for years. But in the IPL 2021 auction, RCB paid Rs 14.25 crore for them. His market value increased by Rs 4 crore as he was earning Rs 10.75 crore in Punjab team.
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Jhye Richardson (14 cr)
He is yet to make his IPL debut, but he was successful in the Big Bash League campaign, where he took 29 wickets in 11 matches. Eventually, the Australian cricketer was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore, which makes him one of the highest-paid overseas players to have played in the tournament.
Riley Meredith (8 cr)
He is a fast bowler from Australia. He was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 8 crore.