What big changes are expected to be seen in this IPL 2021 teams


Cricket fans all over the world rejoice as IPL, their favourite tournament is back with the 14th edition. In a contrast to the last year’s event which was held in the UAE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IPL 2021 will be played in India.

The eight teams will compete with each other in 60 nerve-wracking matches and entertain fans to the fullest. Following the mini-auction, there have been some major changes in teams in this Vivo IPL 2021.The tweaks to the squads will also incorporate some explosive action between the teams.

With several recruits being added to the franchises, we take a look at some of the big changes who could make a statement in VivoIPL 2021:

Lukman Meriwala (Delhi Capitals)

Baroda’s left-arm pace man had taken 15 wickets at an average of 13.26. He may have been in good form as he had been the leading wicket-keeper in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He might provide the consistency DC need the most.

Macro Jansen (Mumbai Indians)

By joining the most successful side in IPL history, Marco has the chance to give his cricketing career a real kick-start in Vivo IPL2021. His T20 economy is below eight and the strike rate is 35. MI brought in this south African pacer for a base price of 20 Lakhs at the Vivo IPL 2021.

Dawid Malan (Punjab Kings)

Malan, an English born batsman, has been picked up by Punjab Kings at a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. He had themost impressive stats in his maiden IPL season and has a T20I average of 50.15 and strike rate of 144.31.

Jhye Richardson (Punjab Kings)

Richardson is yet another cricketer who has made a name for himself internationally but hasn’t yet experienced the thrill of the Indian Premier League. Punjab Kings spent Rs 14 crore to obtain Richardson’s services for the 2021 season, the fourth most expensive buy at the auction.

Riley Meredith (Punjab Kings)

A buzz had developed around Meredith’s name after the Australian pacer was sold for a record-breaking Rs 8 crore to Punjab (ex-English pacer Jofra Archer formerly held the record).

Shahrukh Khan (Punjab Kings)

PreityZinta’s Punjab Kings bid a total of Rs 5.25 crore (from his original price of Rs 20 lakh) for Shahrukh Khan in the player auction. The youngster has earned a reputation as the best finisher in the Syed Mushtaq Trophy.

Finn Allen (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

RCB have brought in Finn Allen, a wicketkeeper-batsman from New Zealand, as a replacement for the Australian opener Josh Philippe, who made his opening league debut not long ago,however, his participation in the current season will be affected due to “personal reasons”.

Kyle Jamieson (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

In the player auction last month, the Kiwi All-Rounder bowler, six-foot-eight-inches tall, managed to fetch Rs 15 crore — the second-highest price ever in the history of player auctions behind the record sum of South African Chris Morris.

Mohammed Azharuddeen (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

RCB picked up the hard-hitting opener from Kerala at his registration price of Rs 20 lakh in the player sales earlier.Azharuddeen’s performanceat a strike rate of 142.27 in the t20 matches has raised prospects for him to take over from DevduttPadikkal, who opted not to play that role for the Royal Challengers.

Rajat Patidar (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

As part of the buyout deal with the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Madhya Pradesh batsman was roped in for 20 lakh rupees which is his base price.

IPL 2021 will be commencing from 9th of April and will be streamed live across the world on major networks and streaming services. Watch the Vivo IPL 2021 Live on YuppTV from Continental Europe, Australia, Sri Lanka, South East Asia (excluding Singapore and Malaysia). You can also enjoy Vivo IPL 2021 on your smartphones, smart Televisions, and other internet-enabled devices by downloading the YuppTV App.

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