Australian right-arm fast bowler Jhye Richardson was a surprising buy by Punjab Kings for Rs 14 Crore in the Indian Premier League Auction 2021 today in Chennai.
He went down the auction table for a base price of Rs 1.5 Crore and a three-way bid between Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings. But Punjab Kings managed to snatch him for a whopping Rs 14 Crore.
In April 2019, he made his way into the Australian squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. However, he was ruled out of the tournament and was replaced by Kane Richardson.