While we witnessed run fests last season, the bowlers too had their say, with pacers dominating the top four spots of the bowling charts. DC’s Kagiso Rabada (30 wickets) walked away with the Purple Cap after a tough competition with Jasprit Bumrah (27) and Trent Boult (25). Here are the top 10 bowlers you should look out for in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Chris Morris ready for added responsibility of leading RR pace attack in Jofra Archer's absence
Chris Morris termed the IPL 2021 auction as a humbling experience where RR bought him for Rs 16.5 core making him the most expensive player in the tournament history.
IPL 2021: Big bucks during auction doesn't mean the ball suddenly swings more, says KKR's Pat Cummins
Cummins is one of the most expensive foreign players in the IPL, with KKR having shelled out a whopping Rs 15.50 crore for him in the 2019 auction.
Chris Morris says IPL record signing 'came as a very big surprise', natural to have bit of added pressure
Chirs Morrris was acquired by Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 auction for a record-breaking Rs 16.25 crore.
IPL Auction 2021: Chris Morris has very specific role to play in supporting Jofra Archer, says RR's Kumar Sangakkara
Sangakkara made it clear that it was Morris' bowling stats that made them go for the all-rounder and that his batting would be a bonus.
Most of the IPL teams have completed their quotas of 25 maximum players apart from RR and RCB.
IPL Auction 2021: Of giant purses and gigantic purchases, how Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals shape up
With combined reserves in excess of INR 90 crore, Punjab and Rajasthan were always going to be favourites for the big-money buys of this auction, and they didn’t disappoint on that count.
IPL Auction 2021: Chris Morris gets record bid from RR; K Gowtham, Kyle Jamieson also secure big deals
Tamil Nadu's Shahrukh Khan expectedly got a handsome Rs 5.25 crore deal from Punjab Kings, more than 51 times his base price of Rs 20 lakh.
IPL Auction 2021: Chris Morris becomes most expensive buy in history of auctions; Maxwell fetches Rs 14.25 crore deal
Steve Smith, who was released by Rajasthan Royals, was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.20 crore, only Rs 20 lakh more than his base price.
Here's all you need to know regarding the IPL 2021 auction which is slated to begin on 18th February in Chennai.
Here's a list of 10 foreign players who can attract massive bids at IPL 2021 auction.
Neither RCB nor CSK can look too fondly upon IPL 2020 – and both need galvanising at the IPL 2021 Auction, on 18 February. Here's what both teams need from the auction.
Abu Dhabi T10 League: Owner Shaji Ul Mulk says fourth edition will have wider reach, more star players
Shaji Ul Mulk, the owner of T10 league, said that in wake of the ongoing coronavirus, stringent precautions, similar to the ones followed in the IPL, will be taken for the league’s fourth edition.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will have to wait and watch who they face — Sunrisers Hyderabad or Kolkata Knight Riders — in the eliminator.
IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim to bounce back, seal playoff berth with win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
Going by current standings, RCB are better-placed at No 2 and they need to win one of their remaining two games — against SRH or DC — to make the cut. Even if RCB lose both their matches and stay on 14 points, they can still qualify. But for that, they need favourable results from other games.
The incident took place in the 19th over of Mumbai Indians' chase when Pandya struck Morris for a massive six and gestured towards the South African. Morris got his revenge when he dismissed Pandya in the fifth ball of the over and gave him a send off.
IPL 2020: Cricket without pressure is boring, you always want to get tested as a cricketer, says Chris Morris
After missing the first four games of the season due to a side strain, the South African made an instant impact and he has already picked up nine wickets in five matches at a very impressive economy rate of five runs per over.
IPL 2020: KKR coach Brendon McCullum hopeful for playoff berth despite 'morale-crushing' defeat against RCB
KKR head coach Brendon McCullum admitted that they were not good enough and lacked intent in the lop-sided contest against RCB.
IPL 2020: Was a late call to give Mohammed Siraj the new ball, says RCB captain Virat Kohli after pacer's fiery spell
Mohammed Siraj, who replaced Shahbaz Ahmed in RCB's playing XI, took three wickets in rare two wicket-maiden overs to decisively turn the match in his team's favour.
IPL 2020: Structured bowling plans, depth in bowling stocks have made Virat Kohli's RCB a winning team
There is no doubt there is a change in the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp. They have identified that if they need to win the tournament then a bowling unit is equally vital as the batting.