Highest Paid Players in IPL Auction 2021: IPL 2021 auction has started on Thursday, February 18, for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. In the auction, Chris Morris has become the most expensive player in IPL history. He was bought by Rajasthan Royals for 16.25 crores. He was with RCB in the last season. Earlier, Yuvraj Singh had the record of being the most expensive player in IPL history. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the year 2015 for Rs 16 crore.
After this comes Pat Cummins, who was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2020 for 15.5 crores. Apart from this, Ben Stokes was bought by the Pune team in 2017 for Rs 14.5 crore. Then there is Glenn Maxwell, who was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 14.25 crore. After this Yuvraj Singh was bought by RCB in 2014 for 14 crores.
Chris Morris South African all rounder
Chris Morris is a 33-year-old South African all-rounder player. He was released by Royal Challengers Bangalore after the IPL 2020 season. Morris has played 70 IPL matches, in which he has taken 80 wickets. His economy has been 7.81. Apart from this, he has scored 551 runs, in which his strike rate is 157.
IPL Auction 2021 Live Updates: Chris Morris became the most expensive player in IPL history, Jhye Richardson sold for 14 crores
At the same time, Glenn Maxwell’s base price was 2 crores and many teams were competing to buy him. Maxwell has been bought by RCB for Rs 14.25 crore. On the other hand, Moeen Ali has been bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 7 crore. Jhye Richardson has been bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore. Shahrukh Khan has been bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore. K Gautam has been bought by KKR in IPL for 9.25 crores. His base price was Rs 20 lakh.