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IPL 2021: All rounders dominate the mini auction; Morris, Maxwell in demand

All-rounders stole the show at IPL 2021 auction claiming four of the top five spots. South Africa's Chris Morris landed an incredible price of Rs 16.25 crore, the most expensive buy in IPL history

Auctioneer Hugh Meades during the 2021 Indian Premier League player auction held at the Hotel ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Photo: Sportzpics for IPL
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Auctioneer Hugh Meades during the 2021 Indian Premier League player auction held at the Hotel ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Photo: Sportzpics for IPL

Vijay Lokapally
Three things in modern day cricket can never be predicted – toss, pitch and the IPL auction. Toss can be either heads or tails; pitch can assist pace or spin; but the latest auction of the IPL created an unprecedented trend from the word go when Steve Smith was bought by Delhi Capitals.    

All-rounders stole the show at the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction claiming four of the top five spots. Chris Morris of South Africa - Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, K Gowtham being the other three – landed an incredible price of Rs 16.25 crore, the most

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First Published: Feb 18 2021 | 9:06 PM IST

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