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Most Expensive Player in every IPL auction

The Indian Premier League is one of the biggest sports leagues in the world. Cricketers from every corner of the earth dream to represent and play in the IPL. Well, to be a part of any IPL team, the players need to get selected in the auction. Every season, more than 1000 players enroll themselves, but close to 100 players get picked apart from the mega auction. Teams get players by bidding for them in the auction, and every year we see several expensive picks by the team. So, let’s take a look at the most expensive player in every IPL auction.

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The Most Expensive Player in Every IPL Auction

Year Player Team Price (INR)
2008 MS Dhoni Chennai Super Kings 9.5 crores
2009 Kevin Pietersen Andrew Flintoff Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai Super Kings 9.8 crores
2010 Shane Bond Kieron Pollard Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians 4.8 crores
2011 Gautam Gambhir Kolkata Knight Riders 14.9 crores
2012 Ravindra Jadeja Chennai Super Kings 12.8 crores
2013 Glenn Maxwell Mumbai Indians 6.3 crores
2014 Yuvraj Singh Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 crores
2015 Yuvraj Singh Delhi Capitals 16 crores
2016 Shane Watson Royal Challengers Bangalore 9.5 crores
2017 Ben Stokes Rising Pune Supergiants 14.5 crores
2018 Ben Stokes Rajasthan Royals 12.5 crores
2019 Jaydev Unadkat Varun Chakravarthy Rajasthan Royals Punjab Kings 8.4 crores
2020 Pat Cummins Kolkata Knight Riders 15.5 crores
2021 Chris Morris Rajasthan Royals 16.25 crores
2022 Ishan Kishan Mumbai Indians 15.25 crores
2023 Sam Curran Punjab Kings 18.5 crores
2024 ?

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Fast Facts

  • The English cricketer Sam Curran is the most expensive player in IPL history and was picked for 18.5 crores by Punjab Kings.
  • Yuvraj Singh is the most expensive Indian player in IPL auction history and was picked for 16 crores by Delhi Capital.
  • Yuvraj Singh and Ben Stokes are the only players to be the most expensive twice.

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