Sports desk. Glenn Maxwell has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Rs 14.25 crore. In the history of IPL, Maxwell has become the second cricketer after Yuvraj Singh to have the highest earnings in the auction. Maxwell has been part of a total of five IPL auctions so far. The auction for the 14th season of the IPL sparked a rift between RCB and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) over Maxwell, with RCB eventually winning.
Talking about five auction, Maxwell has raised a total of Rs 45.30 crore so far. He received Rs 5.32 crore in 2013, Rs 6 crore in 2014, Rs 9 crore in 2018 and Rs 10.75 crore in 2020. Yuvraj earned Rs 48.10 crore in six auctions. Dinesh Karthik has earned Rs 38.85 crores in six auctions and Chris Maurice of South Africa has become the most expensive player of this auction, but Rs 37.96 crores in the auction, but the highest earners in the IPL are those players who are the top retainers.
The 14th season of the IPL is scheduled to be played between April and June this year. Last year, the IPL was played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between September and November due to the Kovid-19 epidemic. This year the IPL is likely to be held in India only. International cricket has returned to India as well as fans in the stadium. In such a situation, during the IPL, fans can be allowed to come to the stadium.