New Delhi. Talk about IPL 2021, so far 3 teams have been out of the race for the playoffs. These include Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. The team of Mumbai Indians is also almost out, but one match is yet to be played. In such a situation, talking about the 3 teams that got out, Rajasthan had bought South African fast bowler Chris Morris for Rs 16.25 crore in the auction. He was the most expensive player to be sold in the auction. However, Morris could not perform as expected. The cost of his one wicket was around Rs 1 crore.
Chris Morris could play only 11 out of 14 matches of the current season. He was troubled by injury. During this he took 15 wickets at an average of 25. Looking at his total amount and wickets, the cost of one wicket was about Rs 1.08 crore. He gave runs at the economy of 9.17. It was too much. His best performance was 4 wickets for 23 runs. He could not do anything amazing with the bat as well. Scored 67 runs at an average of 13. Played the biggest innings of 36 not out.
Punjab bought Shahrukh for Rs 5.25 crore
In the auction, Punjab Kings bought Shahrukh Khan for Rs 5.25 crore. His base price at that time was only 20 lakhs. Punjab and Bangalore had put a lot of emphasis in buying them. Before the IPL, he did not score a single half-century in T20. In the Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he got a chance due to playing big shots on the lower order. But he failed in IPL and could score only 153 runs in 11 matches. His highest score was 47 runs. That is, he could not score a single half-century here.
Jhye Richardson was sold for 14 crores
Punjab Kings bought Australian fast bowler Jhye Richardson for Rs 14 crore. He took 3 wickets in 3 matches. But due to Corona, he did not land in the second phase. In such a situation, according to the rules, they will get only half the salary. In such a situation, even if he gets Rs 7 crore, then the cost of one wicket will be around Rs 2.33 crore. Riley Meredith of Australia also did not enter the second leg. He was bought by Punjab for Rs 8 crore. He took 4 wickets in 5 matches. Even if he got half the salary, then a wicket would be worth about Rs 1 crore. Moises Henriques of Australia was bought by Punjab for Rs 4.20 crore. He took 4 wickets in 5 matches. They also landed in the second stage. His one wicket too was worth about one crore rupees.
Shivam scored 230 runs for 4.40 crores
All-rounder Shivam Dubey was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.40 crore. He got a chance to play in only 9 matches in the current season. He scored 120 runs with the help of a half-century. He could not take a single wicket. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Kedhar Jadhav for Rs 2 crore. He could score only 55 runs in 6 matches. At the same time, many players selling at a lower price did better than them.