IPL 2021 Public sale: Chris Morris turned the most costly purchase in IPL historical past at Rs. 16.25 crore.© BCCI/IPL
South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris turned the most costly purchase in Indian Premier League historical past as he was bought to Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 16.25 crore. Earlier than Morris, Yuvraj Singh, with Rs 16 crore, was the most costly purchase in IPL historical past. Morris got here in to the public sale at a base value of Rs. 75 lakh. Morris broke all bidding data on the IPL public sale as groups frantically went after him. The most costly abroad purchase earlier than Morris was Pat Cummins, who was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders forward of IPL 2020 for Rs. 15.5 crore.
Morris, a right-arm quick bowler and a lower-order hitter, has performed 70 IPL video games thus far within the league and has scored 551 runs at 23.95 and a strike charge of 157.87.
With the ball, Morris has 80 wickets to his credit score at 23.98 and an financial system charge of seven.81 runs per over.
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