Mumbai Indians, RCB and Punjab Kings were the other franchises that showed interest in Morris in the ongoing auction, before RR eventually picked him up.
The all-rounder has played 70 IPL matches and picked 80 wickets at an economy of 7.81. He has also scored 551 runs at a strike rate above 157.
Meanwhile, Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14.25 crore for the IPL 2021 season.
The bid wars that started between RCB and KKR soon shifted to RCB and CSK. CSK eventually gave in and let Glenn Maxwell go to RCB.
England allrounder Moeen Ali was purchased by CSK for Rs 7 crore. CSK engaged in a battle of money with Punjab Kings to acquire Moeen Ali and ultimately won. (UNI)