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Most Expensive Players of IPL History Auction Full List

By Rohit - December 2, 2022 - Last updated on Dec 02, 2022 11:43 PM
Most Expensive Players of IPL History Auction Full List

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is preparing for another mega auction, this time with two new bidders in the form of the two newly inducted franchises.

With stars like KL Rahul, David Warner, and Rashid Khan set to go under the hammer, the 2022 IPL auction is expected to be fraught with bidding wars as teams try to assemble a title-winning lineup.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions always generate a lot of excitement because not only big stars but also lesser-known players become million-dollar buys. A similar story unfolded on the first day of the IPL 2022 mega-auction.

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Shreyas Iyer broke the 10 crore barrier when he was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for INR 12.25 crores. Similarly, pacer Deepak Chahar made history by becoming the most expensive Indian bowler after being signed by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for a whopping INR 14 crore.

Here is a look at the most expensive buys in the history of the Indian Premier League.

Year Player and Team Price (INR)
2022 Ishan Kishan (MI) 15.25 Crore
2021 Chris Morris (RR) 16.25 crore
2020 Pat Cummins (KKR) 15.5 crore
2019 Jaydev Unadkat (RR), Varun Chakravarthy (KXIP) 8.4 crore
2018 Ben Stokes (RR) 12.5 crore
2017 Ben Stokes (RPS) 14.5 crore
2016 Shane Watson (RCB) 9.5 crore
2015 Yuvraj Singh (DD) 16 crore
2014 Yuvraj Singh (RCB) 14 crore
2013 Glenn Maxwell (MI) 6.3 crore
2012 Ravindra Jadeja (CSK) 12.8 crore
2011 Gautam Gambhir (KKR) 14.9 crore
2010 Shane Bond (KKR), Kieron Pollard (MI) 4.8 crore
2009 Kevin Pietersen (RCB), Andrew Flintoff (CSK) 9.8 crore
2008 MS Dhoni (CSK) 9.5 crore

Also Read: Top 5 Youngest Captains in Cricket History

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