IPL 2021 Auctions: Morris becomes most expensive buy; Arjun Tendulkar brought by MI for Rs 20 lakh | As it happened
New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: Chris Morris on Thursday surpassed Yuvraj Singh to become the most expensive buy in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Morris was brought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore. Meanwhile, the auctions for the IPL 2021 also saw an intense bidding battle between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings for Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell. Maxwell was finally brought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 14.25 crore.
Here are the LIVE Updates from the big story:
20:13 pm: IPL 2021 Auctions concludes
20:13 pm: Arjun Tendulkar sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakh
20:12 pm: Pawan Negi sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 50 lakh
19:49 pm: Sunrisers Hyderabad purchase Kedar Jadhav for Rs 2 crore.
19:39 pm: Kuldeep Yadav bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 20 lakh
19:35 pm: Matthew Wade and Sean Abbott remain unsold.
19:34 pm: Daniel Christian with a base price of Rs 75 lakh sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 4.8 crore.
19:25 pm: All-rounder Utkarsh Singh, with a base price of Rs 20 Lakh goes to Punjab Kings
19:25 pm: Karan Sharma goes unsold
19:24 pm: Jalaj Saxena joins joins Punjab Kings for Rs 30 lakh
18:30 pm: Uncapped Australian pacer Riley Meredith bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 8 crore. His base price was Rs 40 lakh
18:25 pm: England pacer Tom Curran fetches winning bid of Rs 5.25 crore from Delhi Capitals. His base price was 1.50 crore
18:15 pm: New Zealand medium pacer Kyle Jamieson goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 15 crore. His base price was Rs 75 lakh
18:02 pm: Cheteshwar Pujara sold for Rs 50 lakh to Chennai Super Kings
18:00 pm: Darren Bravo, Rovman Powell, Corey Anderson, Martin Guptill, Rovman Powell and Shaun Marsh go unsold
17:40 pm: Riley Meredith sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 8 crore.
17:30 pm: K Gowtham sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 9.25 crore
17:25 pm: Chetan Sakariya, who had a base price of Rs 20 Lakh, sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.20 crore.
17:13 pm: Ayush Badoni goes unsold
17:12 pm: Shahrukh Khan, with a base price of 20 Lakh, sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore
16:53 pm: Piyush Chawla heads to Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.40 crore.
16:49 pm: Harbhajan Singh goes unsold
16:48 pm: Rahul Sharma goes unsold
16:47 pm: Adil Rashid goes unsold.
16:47 pm: Umesh Yadav heads to Delhi Capitals for Rs 1 crore.
16:43 pm: Mumbai Indians buys Nathan Coulter-Nile for Rs 5 crore.
16:41 pm: Jhye Richardson brought by Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore
16:04 pm: David Malan sold to Punjab Kings.
16:03 pm: Chris Morris sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore
15:51 pm: Shivam Dube goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.4 crore.
15:44 pm: Moeen Ali sold to CSK for Rs 7 crore.
15:37 pm: Shakib Al Hasan sold to KKR
15:35 pm: Glenn Maxwell sold to RCB for Rs 14.25 crore.
15:15 pm: Steve Smith sold for Rs 2.20 crore to Delhi Capitals
15:12 pm: Karun Nair, Alex Hales, Jason Roy go unsold
15:05 pm: IPL 2021 Player Auction begins
14:50 pm: Ahead of the mini-auctions, Ashish Nehra has said that the Chennai Super Kings might go for Kedar Jadhav once again, who has a base price of Rs 2 crore.
"It is difficult but I see Kedar Jadhav as the only player they could go for. If they can get him at a lesser price as I think he was around 8 crore or so. Those things are very important. Other than that, I don't think they will go for any of the other players they have left," Nehra said.
14:35 pm: 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.
14:30 pm: 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.
14:23 pm: A total of 292 players have been enlisted for the shortened auctions -- 164 of them Indian and 125 overseas. There will also be three associate players in the auction.
14:15 pm: Hello and welcome to the live blog of English Jagran where we will be covering all the latest updates from the IPL 2021 mini-auctions.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma