The IPL 2021 auction saw teams splash the cash as Chris Morris, Kyle Jamieson and Jhye Richardson bagged multi-million dollar deals.
South African all-rounder Chris Morris became the IPL's most expensive overseas player ever signed at an auction after being bought for Rs 16.25 crore ($2.2 million) by Rajasthan Royals.
Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson was snapped up by Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 15 crore ($2 million).
Despite under-performing last season, Maxwell was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 14.25 crore ($1.95 million).
Aussie star batsman Steve Smith saw few bidders as the Delhi Capitals snapped him up for Rs 2.2 crores.
All-rounder Shivam Dube, who played for RCB last season, was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.40 crores.
Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who missed the last season due to a ban for failing to report approaches by bookies, was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 3.20 crore.
After missing out on the IPL playoffs for the first time last season, MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings strengthened their squad by buying English allrounder for Rs 7 crore.
Tamil Nadu's Shahrukh Khan triggered a bidding war but was finally bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crores. Khan had made a name for himself in the Tamil Nadu Premier League.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun was the last player to be auctioned off as the Mumbai Indians bought him for Rs 20 lakhs.
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