In this article, we are going to tell you about the player who is auctioned into different teams. Also, we will tell you how long did the bidding and auction session lasted and the most expensive player. You can find out more on the website ipl2021.org.
How did the bidding session perform?
The 2021 bidding event was held in a hotel in Chennai, and it was kept in the evening. There were almost all-rounder players in the current auction, and 291 players were to choose from. There were only 57 players in the last who were selected by Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore. On that evening, Chris Morris became the most expensive player who was bought by Rajasthan Royals.
They had bought Chris Morris for 16.25 crore for an all-rounder in just a single team. His counterpart Krisnappa Gowtham was then taken by Chennai Super Kings at 9.25 crore. The whole procedure and also the bidding was hectic, stressful, and time-consuming work. It took them about 5 hours to select the players from the list and then start bidding on them.
Also, there were a few steals and picks from the players of different teams taken by their enemy team. This took a long time to complete and is considered in the list of mist running times of an auction for IPL.
Players in the different teams who were auctioned?
There is every team that was present that day and were bidding on players to take. Some teams did not get the right chance to get the player. Here is the list of IPL 2021 auction players taken into different teams
Chennai Super Kings
CSK was the team that came in 7 places in the last IPL 2020 game with 12 points. The 2020 IPL was known to be the worst participation of CSK in IPL history. They had headed back to the auction after they have lost the player Shane Watson. The main players of CSK were also taken by other teams in auction-like their Piyush Chawla etc.
They had successful playoffs in the last season, and they made it finals somehow. There were six players from their team who had parted ways, and they had traded them for two players. Also, they were successful in stealing Steve Smith this year for 2.2 crores.
Kolkata Knight Rider
KKR had lost several players this season and also the last season. Their main player Andre Russell cannot play due to some injury, and their batsman did to have good support. To provide a support batsman, they purchased Shakib al Hasan, who is an all-rounder in KKR 8 years ago.
Team Mumbai Indians are facing heavy losses as Lasith Malinga has retired this year, and many players are leaving. All their international fast bowlers had either left the team or were in some other team.
Royal Challenger Bangalore
RCB is known to have the second biggest wallet here in the 2021 IPL season. They have players like Glen Maxwell, Virat Kohli, AB De Villers, and more to play in their team.