IPL 2022 mega auction will take place on 12 and it will continue till 13. IPL is considered a rich league and players are a function of demand and supply chain. We have seen some of the players getting sold for unexpected and huge amounts. So, let’s recall some of the most expensive players who got a huge amount in IPL auctions. Here are the top 10 most expensive players in the history of IPL Auctions.
#10 Ben Stokes
English all-rounder Ben Stokes was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 auction for 12.50 crore rupees which makes him the 10th most expensive player in the history of IPL auction.
#9 Yuvraj Singh
Former Indian destructive middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2014 auction for 14 crore rupees. He was the most expensive player at that time.
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#8 Jhye Richardson
Australian fast bowler Jhye Richardson was sold for 14 crore rupees to Punjab Kings in the 2021 auction. Although it was not worth it as he played very less matches.
#7 Glenn Maxwell
Australian all-rounder and one of the best T20I batsmen Glenn Maxwell were bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 14.25 crore rupees in the 2021 auction. Maxwell was a perfect choice for RCB and they now have retained him too.
#6 Ben Stokes
Looks like Ben Stokes was everyone’s favourite in previous IPL auctions as he was bought by Rising Pune supergiants for 14.50 crore rupees in the 2017 IPL auction.
#5 Gautam Gambhir
Former left-handed opening batsman Gautam Gambhir was sold for 14.90 crore rupees to Kolkata Knight Riders. It was a very beneficial buy for KKR as Gambhir as captain won two titles for KKR.
#4 Kyle Jamieson
IPL 2021 auction was of fast bowlers. New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson was the most expensive fast bowler in the 2021 auction. He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 15 crore rupees.
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#3 Pat Cummins
Australia’s legendary fast bowler Pat Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for 15.50 crore rupees in the 2020 IPL auction. Pat Cummins can also bat and play in the lower middle order.
#2 Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh has appeared for the second time on this list. He was the most expensive player in the IPL auction for a very long time. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils for 16 crore rupees in the 2015 auction.
#1 Chris Morris
South African all-rounder Chris Morris made history in the 2021 IPL auction when he became the most expensive player in the history of IPL auction. He was bought by Rajasthan Royals for 16.25 crore rupees.