Finally the auction had done for the 14th edition of Indian Premier League. Now we will going to witness another master class season of the India’s tournament. The Auction was conducted on 18th February 2021 in Chennai. 292 players were shortlisted for the auction from which only 61 slots were placed for bidding. At the end of the auction a total of 57 spots were filled for the contract of the IPL.
In this year’s edition, Chris Morris became the most expensive player of the season and got a mammoth amount of 16.25Cr and goes to Rajasthan Royals. Other than him, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson and Jhye Richardson were the one for expensive calls.
On the other hand the most expensive uncapped Indian Player was Krishnappa Gowtham and bought by CSK.
An incident was caught in the auction where Punjab management bought Tamil Nadu finisher Shahrukh Khan for whooping amount of 5.25Cr. A bidding war was seen between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings from the base price of 20 Lakhs.
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Aryan Khan got teased by Preity Zinta
The funniest incident which took place when Punjab bought Shahrukh Khan, she eventually looked at Aryan Khan who was seen with KKR management and teased him by saying
“We got Shahrukh, Aryan”
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With this scene spotted, Aryan Khan also couldn’t control his smile and it was so funny moment to capture. This kind of healthy comic timing is always been interesting to spectate. Even the social media platform was also rolled on after seeing the epic eye counter between Preity Zinta and Aryan Khan.
By signing Shahrukh Khan, he finally got what he deserved. By showing his finishing ability in the domestic tournament made him to get his maiden IPL Contract.