The IPL 2021 auction was held in Chennai. Chris Morris became the most expensive buy in the IPL auction history with RR buying the player for Rs 16.25 crore and Krishnappa Gowtham became the costliest Indian uncapped player at the IPL 2021 auction. A total of 292 players were enlisted for the shortened auctions, 164 of them Indian and 125 overseas.
Auction started with former Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith being sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crore.
New Zealand medium pacer Kyle Jamieson goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 15 crore. Glenn Maxwell was sold to RCB for Rs 14.25 crore. Australian paceman Jhye Richardson was sold to Punjab kings for Rs 14 crore.
Krishnappa Gowtham was sold for Rs 9.25 crore to Chennai Super Kings. Uncapped Australian pacer Riley Meredith bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 8 crore. Uncapped Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shahrukh Khan was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore.
Nathan Coulter Nile was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 5 crore.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 7 crore. Australian batsman Steve Smith was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.20 crore.
Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.40 crore. New Zealand pacer Adam Milne was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.20 crore.
Indian pacer Umesh Yadav was bought by Delhi Capitals at base price of Rs 1 crore. Cheteshwar Pujara was bought by Chennai Super Kings for his base price of Rs 50 lakh.
KKR bought Harbhajan Singh for Rs 2 crore and Kedar Jadhav was picked for Rs 2 crore by Sunrisers Hyderabad.