The 2021 IPL Auction was a power-packed event as we witnessed quite a few records been broken. From Royal Challengers Bangalore spending a fortune to buy the likes of Kyle Jamieson and Glenn Maxwell to Chennai Super Kings making smart picks in the form of Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, and Cheteshwar Pujara.
Even the likes of Kedar Jadhav, Karun Nair, and Arjun Tendulkar who failed to find a bid in the initial rounds were eventually picked in the last round of the auction. Keeping in mind all the picks made in today’s auction, we take a look at the five best buys made by franchises in the IPL Auction.
Let’s Take A Look At The 5 Best Buys Of IPL 2021 Auction:
1. Dawid Malan (Bought By Punjab Kings For ₹ 1.5 crores)
The number T20 batsman in the World was sold to the Punjab Kings franchise as was picked up for an absolute bargain of ₹ 1.5 crores. After scoring 855 runs in just 19 matches for the England T20 side, Malan was going to be one of the top picks going into the auction given that the latter is in red hot form.
With the kind of form, Dawid Malan is in the shortest form of the game, it was expected that Dawid Malan would fetch a hefty amount but Punjab Kings acquired the Englishmen’s services merely for ₹ 1.5 crores making him one of the best buys of the IPL 2021 auction.