23 Feb
Top 5 Buys of the IPL Auction 2021

It was a record-breaking IPL 2021 auction that saw over 100 Cr spent and 57 players receive contracts for the upcoming season. Fast bowlers and all-rounders were in high demand at this auction and it was the first time in IPL history that 4 players were sold for higher than 14 Cr in one auction. […]

21 Feb
Auction Round-Up: Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings

Sunrisers Hyderabad The Sunrisers Hyderabad had very little to do coming into the auction given that they had already retained 22 players from last season. David Warner’s side only had INR 10.75 Cr to spend on three players and hence their auction strategy was mostly dictated by what the other teams around them do. It […]

20 Feb
Auction Round-Up: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore  The Royal Challengers Bangalore had the most amount of paddle lifting to do in this 2021 IPL auction, having spent the most amount of money amongst all teams. RCB landed 2 of the Top 3 most expensive buys at the auction and spent more than 80% of their available purse on two […]

19 Feb
Auction Round-Up: Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals

Mumbai Indians The main objective for Mumbai Indians in this auction was to replenish their overseas pace bowling Arsenal after releasing Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Mitchell McClenaghan and Lasith Malinga post IPL 2020. Their primary target for this role was Chris Morris and were willing to spend most of their budget on the South African […]

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Auction Round-Up: Chennai Super Kings and Rajashtan Royals

Chennai Super Kings Despite Chennai Super Kings having their worst season in IPL history in 2020, they kept the faith with most of their squad from last season which left them with very little to do in this auction. With the departures of Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson and Harbhajan Singh, their main targets for this […]