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by sportifnews Desk Feb 20, 2021 • 02:08 AM Views 179
ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021

 

 

Cricket | IPL Auction 2021 

  • IPL mini-auction was conducted on Thursday, 18 February 2021
  • Eight teams/franchises participated in the auction to fill 61 vacant slots, out of which only 57 were filled
  • The most expensive bid was for 33-year old Christopher Morris (South Africa) of INR 16.25 crore by Rajasthan Royals (base price was INR 75 lacs)
  • 32-year old Krishnappa Gowtham (Chennai) - an uncapped player was picked by Chennai Super Kings for INR 9.25 crore
  • Punjab Kings picked Australian cricketers Jhye Richardson for INR 14 crore
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore picked Glenn Maxwell for INR 14.25 crore
  • Punjab Kings pick Riley Meredith for INR 8 crore
  • Delhi Capitals picked Steve Smith for INR 2.2 crore (base price was INR 2 crore)

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who was the first Test captain of India? Options are - Vijay Hazare, Ghulam Ahmad,  Pankaj Roy, or C.K Nayudu? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Dronacharya award is given to whom? and the correct answer is - Coaches

 

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