New Delhi: The players were auctioned in Chennai on Thursday before the start of IPL 2021. This year, records of big bids were made on cricket players in the auction. Rajasthan Royals made the biggest bid in IPL history by adding Chris Morris to their team for Rs 16.25 crore.
Rajasthan bought 8 players
Rajasthan Royals bought a total of 8 players in this year’s auction. These players include Liam Livingstone, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakaria, Akash Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Dubey and Casey Kariyappa along with Chris Maurice. Rajasthan put a lot of money on the players in the auction this year and now their team seems balanced.
Did smith out
Rajasthan Royals released their captain and veteran Australian player Steve Smith from their team before this year’s auction. After the release of Smith, Rajasthan Royals declared Sanju Samson as their captain. Steve was bought by Delhi Capitals this year.
The entire team of Rajasthan Royals:
Sanju Samson (captain), Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Ryan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Karthik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra , Chris Morris, Shivam Dubey, Chetan Sakaria, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, Casey Cariappa, Akash Singh and Kuldeep Yadav.