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IPL 2021 Auction Highlights: Chris Morris, Glenn Maxwell earn big bucks; Harbhajan, Kedar shift base

IPL 2021 Auction Updates: Get all the Updates Indian Premier League 2021 Auctions, on players sold, unsold and squad. Find who is the most expensive player in Indian Premeir League Auction IPL 2021, Catch all details on India TV Sports.

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New Delhi Updated on: February 18, 2021 20:38 IST
IPL 2021 Auction

IPL 2021 Auction: Updates on mini-auction taking place in Chennai.

IPL 2021 Auction Highlights

IPL 2021 Auction Highlights: Hello and welcome to our coverage of the Indian Premier League auction live from Chennai. A total of 292 players are set to go under the hammer with 164 of them Indian and 124 overseas. There will also be three associate players in the auction. The IPL 2021 Auction will be held in Chennai on Thursday and will start from 15.00 PM IST and you can watch it live on Star Sports on TV and it will be streaming live on Hotstar. ipl auction updates, ipl auction update live, ipl auction update, ipl auction live updates, ipl auction live, ipl auction live update, iplt20, ipl auction live updates, ipl auction 2021 live telecast channel, ipl auction live blog, ipl players, ipl 2021 auction updates,  ipl  Follow all live updates from the auction here at Indiatvnews.com (When and where to watch IPL Auction)

IPL 2021 Auction Highlights:

20:15 IST: And that's a wrap! Here are the top five buys of the event:

  • Chris Morris to Rajasthan Royals (INR 16.25) 
  • Kyle Jamieson to Royal Challengers Bangalore (INR 15 cr)
  • Glenn Maxwell to Royal Challengers Bangalore (14.25 cr)
  • Jhye Richardson to Punjab Kings (INR 14 cr)
  • K Gowtham to Chennai Super Kings (INR 9.25 cr)

20:13 IST: Arjun Tendulkar (Base price INR 20 lakh) sold at base price to Mumbai Indians! Last but not the least, Arjun heads to Mumbai Indians! Some of you would've already predicted that!

20:12 IST: Akash Singh to Rajasthan Royals for INR 20 lakh!

20:11 IST: Pawan Negi heads to KKR for INR 50 lakh!

20:05 IST: KKR will be Harbhajan's third IPL franchise. He's previously played for two of the most successful IPL sides -- Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings!

19:55 IST: Ben Cutting moves to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 75 lakh!

19:51 IST: Harbhajan Singh (Base price INR 2 crore) sold at base price to Kolkata Knight Riders!

19:49 IST: Mujeeb Ur Rahman goes to SRH for INR 1.5 cr!

19:49 IST: Kedar Jadhav goes to SunRisers Hyderabad at his base price (INR 2 cr)

19:48 IST: Karun Nair heads to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 50 lakh!

19:47 IST: All-rounder Saurabh Kumar goes to Punjab Kings for INR 20 lakh!

19:47 IST: Marco Jansen sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 20 lakh!

19:44 IST: Yudhvir Charak heads to Mumbai Indians for INR 20 lakh!

19:41 IST: All-rounders Chris Green, Isuru Udana go unsold!

19:39 IST: Mumbai Indians buy Jimmy Neesham at INR 50 lakh! Kuldip Yadav joins Rajasthan Royals at his base price (INR 20 lakh)

19:39 IST: Harisankar Reddy goes to Chennai Super Kings at a base price of INR 20 lakh!

19:37 IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore get hold of KS Bharat for INR 20 lakh.

19:36 IST: Tajinder Dhillon, Prerak Mankad (Base price INR 20 lakh) go unsold!

19:36 IST: Australia's Matthew Wade with a base price of INR 1 cr goes unsold!

19:34 IST: Siddhesh Lad (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

19:33 IST: Ben McDermott (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold! Sean Abbott (Base price INR 50 lakh also attracts no buyers!

19:33 IST: Thisara Perera (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

19:32 IST: Liam Livingston goes to Rajasthan Royals for INR 75 lakh!

19:31 IST: RCB wins the battle for Dan Christian! He goes for INR 4.80 cr! His base price was just INR 75 lakh.

19:30 IST: Australia all-rounder Daniel Christian starts a bidding war between KKR and RCB!

19:26 IST: Punjab Kings get hold of West Indies' Fabian Allen! He goes for INR 75 lakh!

19:25 IST: Ben Dwarshius (Base price INR 30 lakh) goes unsold!

19:25 IST: Vaibhav Arora, R Periyasamy (Base price INR 20 lakh each) go unsold!

19:23 IST: Utkarsh Singh goes to Punjab Kings for INR 30 lakh!

19:23 IST: KL Srijith, Karn Sharma (Base price INR 50 lakh each) go unsold!

19:22 IST: All-rounder Jalaj Saxena goes to Punjab Kings for INR 30 lakh!

19:07 IST: Pujara is all set to return to the IPL! He has been part of two other IPL franchises - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) between 2008 and 2010 and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) between 2011 and 2013. 

18:26 IST: Jason Behrendorff (Base price INR 1 cr) goes unsold!

18:25 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold! Naveen ul Haq (INR 50 lakh) also goes unsold!

18:24 IST: Billy Stanlake (Base price INR 1 crore) goes unsold!

18:22 IST: Mohit Sharma (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

18:22 IST: Oshane Thomas (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold! Varun Aaron (Base price INR 50 lakh) also goes unsold!

18:20 IST: Australia's Moises Henriques starts a bidding war and ultimately goes to Punjab Kings for INR 4.2 cr.

18:16 IST: Marnus Labuschagne (Base price INR 1 cr) goes unsold!

18:16 IST: Gurkeerat Singh (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

18:15 IST: Tom Curran (Base price INR 1.5 crore) sold to Delhi Capitals for INR 5.25 crore

18:13 IST: Costliest players of the IPL 2021 Auction so far:

  • Chris Morris to Rajasthan Royals (INR 16.25) 
  • Kyle Jamieson to Royal Challengers Bangalore (INR 15 cr)
  • Glenn Maxwell to Royal Challengers Bangalore (14.25 cr)
  • Jhye Richardson to Punjab Kings (INR 14 cr)
  • K Gowtham to Chennai Super Kings (INR 9.25 cr)

18:11 IST: Ben Cutting (Base price INR 75 lakh) goes unsold!

18:11 IST: Kyle Jamieson finally goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 15 cr! 

18:05 IST: Jamieson's price has now soared over INR 10 cr! Punjab and Bangalore are into a bidding war for the New Zealand bowler. 

18:03 IST: Kyle Jamieson is now going under the hammer!

18:02 IST: Martin Guptill, Pawan Negi go unsold!

18:02 IST: India's Test batting mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara sold for INR 50 lakh to Chennai Super Kings! 

18:01 IST: Rassie van Der Dussen (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

18:01 IST: Darren Bravo (Base price INR 75 lakh) goes unsold!

18:00 IST: Devon Conway (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

17:59 IST: Corey Anderson (Base price INR 75 lakh) goes unsold!

17:58 IST: Australia's Shaun Marsh (Base price INR 1.5 cr) goes unsold!

17:57 IST: Rovman Powell (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

17:45 IST: Never played in the IPL before, Shahrukh Khan, named after the Bollywood superstar, will surely turn heads this season. He had a brilliant Syed Mushtaq Ali.

17:43 IST: Mithun Sudeshan (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:42 IST: KC Cariappa bought by Rajasthan Royals for INR 20 lakh. 

17:42 IST: Sandeep Lamichhane (Base price INR 40 lakh) goes unsold!

17:41 IST: Jagadeesha Suchith bought by SunRisers Hyderabad for INR 30 lakh. 

17:38 IST: M Siddharth goes to Delhi Capitals at his base price (INR 20 lakh)

17:37 IST: Tushar Deshpande (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:36 IST: Riley Meredith heads to Punjab Kings for a staggering INR 8 cr!

17:32 IST: After a forgetful last season, have got hold of two all-rounders, K Gowtham and Moeen Ali, so far in the IPL 2021 Auction.

17:31 IST: Kuldeep Sen (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:31 IST: Chetan Sakariya (Base price INR 30 lakh) sold to Rajasthan Royals for INR 1.2 cr

17:26 IST: Lukman Meriwala (Base price INR 20 lakh) heads to Delhi Capitals!

17:26 IST: Ankit Rajpoot (Base price INR 30 lakh) goes unsold!

17:25 IST: Mujtaba Yousuf (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:24 IST: Avi Barot (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:23 IST: Mohammed Azharuddeen goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for just INR 20 lakh (Base price). An absolute steal for RCB!

17:23 IST: Kedar Devdhar (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:22 IST: Sheldon Jackson goes to Kolkata Knight Riders at his base price (INR 20 lakh)

17:21 IST: Vishnu Vinod goes to Delhi Capitals for INR 20 lakh. A backup keeper for the Delhi outfit.

17:20 IST: Vivek Singh (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:18 IST: All-rounder K Gowtham goes for INR 9.25 cr to Chennai Super Kings! His base price was just INR 20 lakh. That's a 44

17:14 IST: Venkatesh Iyer (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:13 IST: Ayush Badoni (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:12 IST: Shahrukh Khan sold for INR 5.25 cr to Punjab Kings! His base price was just INR 20 lakh.

17:08 IST: Tamil Nadu's Shahrukh Khan is next and he's wanted by multiple teams! Another bidding war on the cards.

17:07 IST: Ripal Patel (Base price INR 20 lakh) to Delhi Capitals!

17:06 IST: Vishnu Solanki (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:05 IST: Himmat Singh (Base price INR 20 lakh) goes unsold!

17:04 IST: Rajat Patidar heads to RCB for his base price -- INR 20 lakh.

17:03 IST: Sachin Baby goes to RCB for his base price (INR 20 lakh)

17:02 IST: Himanshu Rana, base price INR 20 lakh, goes unsold!

17:00 IST: Costliest players of the IPL 2021 Auction so far:

  • Chris Morris to Rajasthan Royals (INR 16.25) 
  • Glenn Maxwell to Royal Challengers Bangalore (14.25 cr)
  • Jhye Richardson to Punjab Kings (INR 14 cr)

14:53 IST: Afghanistan's Qais Ahmad goes unsold! His base price was INR 50 lakh!

14:52 IST: Piyush Chawla with a base price of INR 50 lakh goes to Mumbai Indians for INR 4.2 cr. Interesting decision by the Mumbai outfit to go for Chawla instead of Harbhajan.

14:50 IST: Ish Sodhi goes unsold! His base price was INR 50 lakh. 

14:49 IST: Harbhajan Singh (Base price INR 2 cr) goes unsold!

14:48 IST: Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Base price INR 1.5 cr) goes unsold

14:47 IST: Rahul Sharma (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

14:47 IST: England's Adil Rashid goes unsold! His base price was INR 1.5 cr!

14:45 IST: Experienced pacer Umesh Yadav goes to Delhi Capitals (DC) for INR 1 cr! A bargain buy maybe?

14:44 IST: Sheldon Cottrell (Base price INR 1 cr) goes unsold!

14:43 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile heads to Mumbai Indians for INR 5 cr!

14:41 IST: Jhye Richardson (Base price 1.5 cr) goes for a hefty sum of INR 14 cr to Punjab Kings!

16:33 IST: Jhye Richardson is up next and multiple teams are interested in him! Bidding war gets underway for Richardson! In 52 T20 games, he has got 78 wickets at an economy just under 8.

16:32 IST: Mustafizur Rahman goes to Rajasthan Royals at his base price (INR 1 cr)

16:31 IST: Adam Milne (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes to MI for INR 3.2 cr

16:27 IST: Adam Milne (Base price INR 50 lakh) is the next! Mumbai Indians seem interested in the pacer. Rajasthan Royals have also entered the contest.

16:30 IST: Rajasthan now Jofra Archer and Chris Morris in the Powerplay and death overs.

16:26 IST: Kusal Perera (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

16:25 IST: Another overseas player goes unsold! Sam Billings (Base price INR 2 cr) goes to Delhi Capitals!

16:24 IST: Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey goes unsold! His base price was INR 1.5 cr

16:24 IST: New Zealand's Glenn Phillips (Base price INR 50 lakh) goes unsold!

16:23 IST:  Glenn Maxwell is a multi-skilled player. We wanted an 'X Factor' player, and we found it in Maxwell," says Mike Hesson.

16:22 IST: Glenn Maxwell last in three IPL auctions:

  • 2018: INR 9 cr
  • 2020: INR 10.75 cr
  • 2021: INR 14.25 cr

16:19 IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore have INR 21.15 cr still left in their purse while Punjab Kings have INR 51.75 cr.

16:14 IST: "AB de Villiers is one of my idols. I get along with Virat pretty well. It'll be certainly nice to work under Virat and will certainly enjoy batting with him - that's for sure," Maxwell had said before the auction. Imagine a team with Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers in their batting weaponry.

16:04 IST: No.1 ranked T20I batsman Dawid Malan goes to Punjab Kings for INR 1.5 cr! An absolute steal for the Punjab outfit.

16:02 IST: Chris Morris goes to Rajasthan Royals for a staggering INR 16.25 cr! His base price was just INR 75 lakh.

16:00 IST: Morris gets past Yuvraj Singh to become costliest IPL buy! No one would have imagined that in wildest dreams. Yuvraj was bought by Delhi Daredevils for INR 16 cr in the year 2015

13:57 IST: Morris just overtook Maxwell. His price has sky-rocketed to INR 14.75 now! Punjab Kings have entered into the contest.

15:54 IST: MI and RR are into a bidding war for Morris! Can he surpass Glenn Maxwell though?

15:50 IST: Another all-rounder Chris Morris is wanted by multiple franchises. His price has now soared to INR 7 cr. The South African was bought by RCB for a whopping fee of INR 10 cr in the previous auction. 

15:47 IST: All-rounder Shivam Dube goes to Rajasthan Royals for INR 4.4 crore. His base price was just INR 50 lakh.

15:43 IST: Moeen Ali goes to Chennai Super Kings for INR 7 cr (base price INR 2 cr). An ideal replacement for Kedar Jadhav?

15:38 IST: England all-rounder Moeen Ali is next & his opening bid is INR 2 cr

15:37 IST: Shakib Al Hasan goes to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 3.2 cr

15:36 IST: Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan (Base price 2 cr) is wanted by KKR and KXIP!

15:34 IST: Kedar Jadhav, base price INR 2 crore, goes unsold.

15:33 IST: It's Royal Challengers Bangalore who finally gets hold of Maxwell. He goes for INR 14.25 cr to the Virat Kohli-led side.

15:30 IST: Maxwell's price has now gone past INR 14 cr! CSK are going all-or-nothing for the Australian. Maxwell could likely be the most expensive player at the event. 

15:22 IST: Chennai Super Kings get into the war for Maxwell! KKR and RCB also get into the fray. Mad scenes! 

15:20 IST: A bidding war has begun for Australia's Glenn Maxwell! His base price is INR 2 cr

15:18 IST: Finch, Lewis, Vihari, all unsold! Cheteshwar Pujara will now be a bit worried!

15:17 IST: India's Test specialist Hanuma Vihari goes unsold! His opening bid is for 1 Cr INR & he goes UNSOLD! 

15:17 IST: Australia's Aaron Finch goes unsold!

15:15 IST: Steve Smith goes to Delhi Capitals for INR 2.2 cr

15: 14 IST: England's Jason Roy, base price INR 2 Lakh, goes unsold

15:13 IST: Evin Lewis, base price INR 1 cr, goes unsold

15:11 IST: Alex Hales, base price INR 1.50 Lakh, goes unsold

15.10 IST: Karun Nair, base price INR 50 Lakh, goes unsold

15.00 IST: The auction has begun! 

14:30 IST: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the IPL 2021 Auction. 

With 61 slots across eight franchises up for grabs, Royal Challengers Bangalore has the maximum, 11 vacancies, to fill with a purse of Rs 35.4 crore while Sunrisers Hyderabad has only three slots available with Rs 10.75 crore in its kitty. The highest purse available is with Anil Kumble coached 'Punjab Kings', formerly Kings XI Punjab, which has Rs 53.20 crore available for spending on nine spots.

READ: IPL 2021 Auction | Available purse, franchise requirements and potential targets: All you need to know

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