Mumbai: South African pacer Chris Morris, who was released by Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of IPL 2021 mini-auction, on Thursday, created history by becoming the most expensive player in the history of IPL. Morris surpassed Yuvraj Singh (16 cr) to become the costliest player in IPL auction history. Morris was sold for 16.25 crore to Rajasthan Royals.
Morris welcomed the new recruit in style on Twitter. “THE MOST EXPENSIVE PLAYER IN #IPL HISTORY IS NOW A ROYAL!!! WELCOME, CHRIS MORRIS!” the Royals tweeted.