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List of the Most Expensive Players in IPL History

Most Expensive Players in IPL History

As a result of the Indian Premier League (IPL) mini-auction for 2024, some outrageous and some expected purchases were made, with Australian players Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins receiving some big bucks. The two Australian players have become the first players to cross the ₹20 crore mark.The most expensive players in IPL history are discussed in this post.

Mitchell Starc

After making his return to the IPL after eight years, Mitchell Starc was acquired by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for ₹24.75 crore, making him one of the most expensive players in IPL history. It was last Starc played in the IPL in 2015 that he made a comeback to play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). In 2018, KKR purchased him for ₹9.4 crore, but he had an injury and backed out.

Pat Cummins

The World Cup-winning captain was in high demand at the IPL auction as expected. After being purchased by KKR for ₹7.25 crore in 2022 and then released, he was sold by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for ₹50 crore.

In 2023, Sam Curran, an all-rounder from England, was sold to Punjab Kings for ₹18.5 crore. The southpaw has played 46 matches in IPL history, scoring 613 runs and taking 42 wickets.

Sam Curran

 Following Sam Curran is the England all-rounder Sam Curran, who was sold to Punjab Kings in 2023 for ₹18.5 crore. Sam Curran has played 46 matches in IPL history, scoring 613 runs and taking 42 wickets.

Cameron Green

After buying Cameron Green from Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2023 for ₹17.5 crore, RCB acquired him after a decent year. With a score of 452 runs and six wickets, he has played 16 matches for the team. He has only played eight T20s so far in his career.

Ben Stokes

A huge bid was received for England all-rounder Ben Stokes during the 2023 auction. As a result of a knee injury, Stokes played only two matches with CSK. Due to workload management, he has been unavailable for IPL 2024, as the World Cup takes place just after the IPL.

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Chris Morris

Chris Morris was sold to Rajasthan Royals (RR) in 2021 for ₹16.25 crore, proving that international fast bowlers have always been in demand in the IPL. After failing to stand out during the 2021 edition, the bowling all-rounder has not played in the tournament since.

Nicholas Pooran

In 2015, Yuvraj Singh, one of India’s top power-hitters, was acquired by Delhi Daredevils (DD) for ₹16 crore. Singh helped India win key matches during his career and was in demand during his IPL career.

Yuvraj Singh

One of India’s most popular power-hitters Yuvraj Singh was sold to Delhi Daredevils (DD) in 2015 for more than 16. Yuvraj Singh has helped Indian team win key matches during his cricket career and represented multiple teams during IPL.

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Pat Cummins

Only Pat Cummins has made it onto the list twice, having been sold to KKR for ₹15.5 crore in 2020. The Australian skipper only took 12 wickets in 14 matches in 2020.

Ishan Kishan

Mahendra singh Dhoni or Rahul are two Indian wicketkeeper batsmen in high demand, and Ishan Kishan is another. He was sold to Mumbai Indians in 2022 for ₹15.25 crore.

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