Top 10 costliest players in IPL 2021

Player Bought by Base price (INR) Sold price (INR)
C Morris RR 75 L 16.25 Cr
K Jamieson RCB 75 L 15 Cr
G Maxwell RCB 2 Cr 14.25 Cr
J Richardson PBKS 1.5 Cr 14 Cr
K Gowtham CSK 20 L 9.25 Cr
R Meredith PBKS 40 L 8 Cr
Moeen Ali CSK 2 Cr 7 Cr
Shahrukh Khan PBKS 20 L 5.25 Cr
Tom Curran DC 1.5 Cr 5.25 Cr
N Coulter-Nile MI 1.5 Cr 5 Cr
Dan Christian RCB 75 L 4.8 Cr
S Dube RR 50 L 4.4 Cr
M Henriques PBKS 1 Cr 4.2 Cr
A Milne MI 50 L 3.2 Cr
Shakib KKR 2 Cr 3.2 Cr
P Chawla MI 50 L 2.4 Cr
S Smith DC 2 Cr 2.2 Cr

About the most expensive players in IPL 2021
Chris Morris is the most expensive player in IPL 2021, and the second-costliest in IPL history (behind Virat Kohli, who’s paid Rs 17 crore per season by Royal Challengers Bangalore), after Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs 16.25 crore, having set himself at a base price of Rs 75 lakh. The winning bid for Morris surpasses the Rs 16 crore that Delhi Capitals (DC) paid for Yuvraj Singh at the IPL 2015 auction.

Kiwi Kyle Jamieson is the second-most expensive buy at the IPL 2021 auction at Rs 15 crore after Royal Challengers Bangalore at 20 times his base price (Rs 75 lakh). He is now the fifth-most expensive player in IPL history, behind Kohli, Morris, Yuvraj Singh (Rs 16 crore) and Pat Cummins (Rs 15.5 crore).

Glenn Maxwell is the sixth-most expensive player in IPL history, and the third-costliest at the IPL 2021 auction, after being bought for Rs 14.25 crore by three-time IPL finalist RCB. Maxwell’s base price at the auction was Rs 2 crore.

K Gowtham is the most expensive Indian player in IPL 2021 after being bought for Rs 9.25 crore by three-time IPL champion Chennai Super Kings at the auction. The Karnataka spin-bowling allrounder had set himself at a base price of Rs 20 lakh.

Glossary: CSK-Chennai Super Kings, DC-Delhi Capitals, KKR-Kolkata Knight Riders, MI-Mumbai Indians, PBKS-Punjab Kings, RR-Rajasthan Royals, RCB-Royal Challengers Bangalore, SRH-Sunrisers Hyderabad

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