IPL 2021: South Africa
IPL 2021: South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris was picked by Rajasthan Royals at the auction.

IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals director Kumar Kumarakar said that when he found out that Chris Morris had gone for auction, he was priced higher, RR is looking at a very specific role for the all-rounder.

Cricket Director of Rajasthan Royals, Kumar Sangakkara agreed that Chris Morris’s price was high in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction, he was happy for the South African all-rounder’s ability to finish the game. With the bat. Morris became the most expensive player in the IPL auction on Thursday after being bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore. Morris entered with a base price of Rs 75 lakh. Both Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) showed interest before Rajasthan Royals outclassed RCB for Rs 10 crore.

The bid continued between the Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals and the South African all-rounder was eventually sold to the Royals. The fee broke the record of Rs 16 crore given by Delhi Daredevils for Yuvraj Singh.

He added, “We are also happy to bring Chris Morris with us. He has come into the team with both bat and ball. Especially with the ball, his numbers in the IPL are really good and the batting is finished. He has the ability. The command below is useful, ”said Sangakkara.

He said, “Yes the price was on the high side, but we are looking for a very specific role with Chris and are really happy with someone like him in our team.”

India’s all-rounder Shivam Dubey was also bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.4 crore during the auction.

Former Sri Lankan captain Sangakkara said that the team was looking for someone like Shivam, especially for the middle order.

“It was an exciting auction. From our point of view, we were targeting a few players and we are happy to get our target. We were looking at Shivam Dubey for the middle order in our batting line up and he finally got it.” Sangakkara said.

“We are excited to take on some talented Indian youth, all of whom add different dimensions to our squad.

He said, “As a team, we are happy with the goals that we are now able to work with the team during the IPL and looking forward.”

Royals gave Bangladesh left-handed batsman Mustafizur Rahman his base price of Rs. 1 crore. Mustafizur brings in the Royals team with big international and IPL Championship experience.

Manoj Badale, the lead owner of Rajasthan Royals, also spoke on the auction takeover: “You can really judge the auction only after the tournament has been played, but we are pleased with the actions we had and for the players. Targeted, we’re quite pleased with how it went for us. “

“It was strange not to be in the auction, this is the first auction I have missed since the IPL debut in 2008.

He adds, “But it was quite interesting to get away and get a different perspective on the proceedings in Chennai.”

“There’s going to be a lot of talk about the money we had to spend to get Chris Morris, but as I’ve said on countless occasions, the auction represents the value of a player with some special role to play. Some franchisees are concerned.

“As MI, RCB, Punjab Kings told everyone after Chris, he is a special player with special abilities, especially with his death bowling. It’s really cool that he has been a part of the Royals before And we are very excited. To have him back, “said Badley.

Chetan Sakaria is another left-wing Chetak included in the Tej Brigade. The Saurashtra fast bowler has already made a name for himself on the domestic circuit and the Royals swoop in front of Royal Challengers Bangalore and buy him for Rs 1.20 crore.

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