IPL 2021 Auction List of all Retained and Released players

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction is held in Chennai and all the 8 teams are looking to make some additions to their squad. In terms of numbers, the IPL 2021 there were 292 players up for auction. Punjab Kings had the biggest purse coming into the auction and are looking for another rejig. However, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are looking for a revamp while Chennai Super Kings (CSK) look to create a new core.

The auction started with former Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Steve Smith being sold to Delhi Capitals for ₹2.2 crore. Glenn Maxwell’s name was announced. Chennai Super Kings were locked in an intense bidding war with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the Australian but eventually RCB bought Maxwell for ₹14.25 crore.

However, there were some surprises too as India’s Test specialist cricker Cheteshwar Pujara picked was up by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) while Kedar Jadhav and Harbhajan Singh found late takers in Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Kolkata Knight Rider (KKR). Left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, son of Sachin Tendulkar was the last pick at the auction as Mumbai Indians (MI) bought him for Rs 20 lakh.

Full squads of all the 8 teams for the IPL 2021 auction

As many as 57 players were bought and a total of Rs 145.3 crore was spent at the mini-auction of IPL 2021.

Mumbai Indians

Players bought at Auction: Nathan Coulter-Nile (Rs 5 crore), Adam Milne (Rs 3.2 crore), Piyush Chawla (Rs 2.4 crore), James Neesham (Rs 50 lakh), Yudhvir Charak (Rs 20 lakh), Marco Jansen (Rs 20 lakh), Arjun Tendulkar (20 lakh)

Rajasthan Royals

Players bought at Auction: Chris Morris (Rs 16.25 crore), Shivam Dube (Rs 4.4 crore), Mustafizur Rahman (Rs 1 crore), Chetan Sakariya (Rs 1.20 crore), KC Kariappa (Rs 20 lakh), Liam Livingstone (Rs 75 lakh), Kuldip Yadav (Rs 20 lakh), Aakash Singh (Rs 20 lakh)

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Players bought at Auction: Glenn Maxwell (Rs 14.25 crore), Sachin Baby (Rs 20 lakh), Rajat Patidar (Rs 20 lakh), Mohammed Azharrudeen (Rs 20 lakh), Kyle Jamieson (Rs 15 crore), Daniel Christian (Rs 4.8 crore), KS Bharat (Rs 20 lakh), Suyash Prabhudesai (Rs 20 lakh)

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Players bought at Auction: Jagadeesha Suchith. (Rs 30 lakh), Kedar Jadhav (Rs 2 crore), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Rs 1.5 crore)

Chennai Super Kings

Players bought at Auction: Moeen Ali (Rs 7 crore), K Gowtham (Rs 9.25 crore), Cheteshwar Pujra (Rs 50 lakh), Harishankar Reddy (Rs 20 lakh), Bhagath Varma (Rs 20 lakh), Hari Nishanth (Rs 20 lakh)

Delhi Capitals

Players bought at Auction: Steve Smith (Rs 2.2 crore), Umesh Yadav (Rs 1 crore), Ripal Patel (Rs 20 lakh), Vishnu Vinod (Rs 20 lakh), Lukman Meriwala (Rs 20 lakh), M Siddharth (Rs 20 lakh), Tom Curran (Rs 5.25 crore), Sam Billings (Rs 2 crore)

Punjab Kings

Players bought at Auction: Jhye Richardson (Rs 14 crore), Shahrukh Khan (Rs 5.25 crore), Dawid Malan (Rs 1.5 crore), Riley Meredith (Rs 8 crore), Moises Henriques (Rs 4.20 crore), Jalaj Saxena (Rs 30 lakhs), Utkarsh Singh (Rs 20 lakhs), Fabian Allen (Rs 75 lakh), Saurabh Kumar (Rs 20 lakh)

Kolkata Knight Riders

Players bought at Auction: Shakib Al Hasan (Rs 3.20 crore), Sheldon Jackson (Rs 20 lakh), Vaibhav Arora (Rs 20 lakh), Karun Nair (Rs 50 lakh), Harbhajan Singh (Rs 2 crore), Ben Cutting (Rs 75 lakh), Venkatesh Iyer (Rs 20 lakh), Pawan Negi (Rs 50 lakh).

Also See: IPL 2021 Auction: Complete list of players retained and released by all eight franchises

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