CHENNAI: The much-awaited Indian Premier League 2021 auction began today. Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar too is registered for the IPL 2021 auction with a base price of ₹ 20 lakh.
Before IPL, Arjun made his senior debut for Mumbai in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. He has also been playing for Mumbai at the U-19 level and other age-group competitions. He was also a part of the Mumbai T20 league which was played in 2019. The young cricketer displayed some prowess as he smashed a 31-ball unbeaten 77 and picked up three wickets for 41 runs in a tournament recently.
While this year's auction saw Chris Morris surpassing Yuvraj Singh to become the most expensive buy in the IPL auction history with Rajasthan Royals bidding ₹ 16.25 crore for the South African all-rounder. Yuvraj Singh was the most expensive buy in IPL history till today with ₹ 16 crore. Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14.25 crore for the IPL 2021 season.
While the 2021 auction has left Twitter in splits with memes doing the round, it is Arjun Tendulkar's auction that has taken over Twitter. The microblogging platform is flooded with funny posts and memes and Twitterverse cannot seem to stay away from it all.
Meanwhile, Sachin Baby, a 32-year-old cricketer from Kerala, was sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for a base price of Rs 20 lakh for IPL 2021 season. The news that Sachin Baby and Arjun Tendulkar are part of the same auction made way for the inevitable slew of memes.
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