Maxwell, who was launched by the Punjab Kings (beforehand Kings XI Punjab) forward of the IPL 2021 public sale, has fetched probably the most quantity to date within the public sale happening in Chennai.
Kolkata Knight Riders began the bid for Maxwell, with Rajasthan Royals leaping in with their bid for the Aussie all-rounder. However, the RCB and CSK each got here in for the Aussie all-rounder, after which the duo tussled for Maxwell.
Maxwell had a base worth of INR 2 crore within the public sale.
The RCB and CSK remained relentless of their bidding struggle after KKR and RR backed out, as Maxwell’s last worth got here near the costliest abroad purchase within the historical past of the event — one other Australian, Pat Cummins (INR 15.50 crore)
Glenn Maxwell, therefore, has turn into the second-highest abroad purchase within the historical past of the event.
Here’s the RCB squad as of now:
Retained Players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Md. Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Phillipe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson
Bought participant: Glenn Maxwell