South Africa’s Chris Morris as soon as once more made headlines to change into the costliest participant within the historical past of the Indian Premier League, as he fetched Rs 16.25 crore in IPL 2021 public sale.
The report was beforehand held by Yuvraj Singh, who was purchased by Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) within the 2015 public sale.
Morris was purchased by the Rajasthan Royals.
Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings have been within the bid for Morris, with the Royals finally prevailing with the very best bid.
Morris represented the RCB within the earlier version of the match, fetching Rs 10 crore.
There was a whopping 21 % development in his closing value, as Morris’ base-price was set at Rs 75 lakh forward of the public sale.
Rajasthan Royals had launched their captain Steve Smith forward of the public sale, who was finally purchased by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.2 crore earlier at the moment.
The Royals shall be led by wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson within the upcoming version of the league.
Here is the squad of the Royals to date:
Retained Gamers: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Andrew Tye
Purchased Gamers: Chris Morris, Shivam Dube