Chennai: India’s veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh’s IPL career narrowly survived when he was joined by Kolkata Knight Riders at the last moment in IPL Auction 2021.
Kolkata bets Bhajji
Kolkata Knight Riders at the last turn of IPL Auction 2021 added their base prize to their team for a price of 2 crores. Harbhajan Singh has previously played for Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
Bhajji has played for Mumbai for 9 years
Harbhajan Singh has played in the IPL for Mumbai Indians for 9 years (2008-2017). Harbhajan Singh then played the IPL for Chennai Super Kings from 2018-2019.
– KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 18, 2021
Bhajji did not play in the last IPL season
Harbhajan Singh withdrew from the IPL tournament played in the UAE last year (2020). With Harbhajan Singh joining the Kolkata Knight Riders team, spinners like Kuldeep Yadav and Varun Chakraborty will get the benefit of their experience and learn a lot.
Chris Morris becomes the most expensive player in IPL history
The players’ auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was concluded in Chennai. Chris Morris became the most expensive player in IPL history. Chris Morris has sold for 16.25 crores. Chris Morris is bought by Rajasthan Royals. At the same time, Glenn Maxwell has sold for 14.25 crores.
Glenn Maxwell is bought by RCB. Many big names were sold at very high prices while many did not even get a buyer. Not only this, some players returned to the IPL after years, while some domestic players were also caught by the franchisees.