The player auction for IPL 2021 has been completed. No team took Nepali leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who had an initial amount of 4 million Indian rupees.
Afghanistan’s 19-year-old off-break bowler Mujib Ur Rehman, who was not included in the first round, has been sold in the final round. Mujib Ur Rehman was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 15 million Indian rupees.
Sandeep Lamichhane was signed by the then Delhi Daredevils in 2017 for 2 million Indian rupees. The current Delhi Capitals, which has retained Sandeep for two consecutive IPL season, had released the 2021 season of the IPL. Where he remained unsold this time.
Interesting auctions of IPL 2021 although Sandeep Lamichhane was not selected
Rajasthan Royals bought South African Chris Morris for Rs 162.5 million in the auction. Morris became the most expensive player in the IPL so far. Earlier in 2015, the then Delhi Daredevils had bought Indian player Yuvraj Singh for 160 million Indian rupees.
Similarly, New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 150 million, up from the initial Rs 7.5 million. Australian player Glenn Maxwell has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 142.5 million. Jay Richardson was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 140 million, an increase of Rs 15 million. The 14th season of the IPL, the most expensive cricket tournament in the world, is set to take place from April to May.