IPL 2023 Auctions: List Of Most Expensive Players Of All IPL Seasons

List Of Most Expensive Players Of All IPL Seasons: IPL 2023 auctions are over and this time some new faces have been included in the list of most expensive players, which may surprise you.

IPL 2023 mini auction turned out to be a mega auction Yes, it is being said because a player named Sam Karan has been included in his team by the Punjab Kings XI IPL franchise by paying the biggest amount in IPL history so far.

The 16th IPL season is going to start in 2023 and with this, this player has made the record of being the most expensive player in all the IPLs so far. Earlier this record was in the name of Chris Morris who was given ₹16.25 crore.

In the mini-auction itself, the record-breaking record of the most expensive player of IPL was made.

IPL 2023 Auctions List Of Most Expensive Players Top 9

The IPL auction ended on Friday, 23 December 2023, and saw a tussle between 10 teams to buy players.

Every IPL franchise wanted to book the best player for themselves and they were ready to pay any price to get the best player in their team. Let’s know who are the top 9 players who sold the most in IPL.

Sam Karan, the most expensive player sold in the IPL 2023 Auctions, was signed by Kings XI Punjab for ₹18.5 crores.

Never before has a player been paid such a huge amount, nor has so much money been spent to retain a retained player. This is the first time in IPL history that this has happened to a Zimbabwean-born and England-based boy.

  1. Samuel Curran:

Samuel Curran was born on 3 June 1998 in England. Samuel Curran is a left-handed batsman & bowls left-handed, thus playing the role of an all-rounder.

Sam is an England cricket team player who plays for Surrey and England, before that Sam played for the Chennai IPL franchise.

  1. Cameron Green:

The 23-year-old Cameron was bought by Mumbai Indians for ₹17.5 crores and is the second-costliest player in IPL 2023.

Cameron Donald Green (born 3 January 1999) is a right-handed Australian cricketer who plays as an all-rounder for Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers.

  1. Ben Stokes:

The 31-year-old swashbuckling batsman was roped in by Chennai Super Kings for ₹16.25 crore and became the third-highest-selling player of IPL 2023.

Ben Stokes is a part of England International Cricket and is also the captain of the England Test team. Ben Stokes plays the role of an explosive batsman in T20 cricket for England.

Ben played for Rajasthan Royals and Rising Super Giants before joining Chennai Super Kings.

  1. Nicholas Pooran:

Lucknow Supergiants spent a whopping amount of ₹16,00,00,000 on this 27-year-old promising Caribbean wicket-keeper batsman Nicholls and included him in their team.

Nicholls is the 1st Trinidadian player who currently plays limited-over cricket for the West Indies cricket team. Nicholls plays for Trinidad and Tobago in West Indies domestic cricket.

  1. Harry Brook:

The fifth name in the list of the most expensive players of the IPL 16 season is 23-year-old England player Harry Brook. Harry Brook was included in his team in Sunrisers Hyderabad for 13.2 crores.

Harry has not played any IPL match till now and he will be seen making his IPL debut for the Sunrisers. Harry Brook was born on 22 February 1999 in Addrell, West Yorkshire, England. Harry is known for batting right-handed and bowling right-handed.

  1. Mayank Agarwal:

In 2023, Sunrisers Hyderabad included Mayank Agarwal in their team for Rs 8.25 crore. Mayank Agarwal, 31, was born on 16 January 1991 in Bangalore.

Her dad Anurag Agarwal is the CEO of Natural Remedies, a healthcare company with a turnover of $35 million.

  1. Shivam Mavi:

Shivam Mavi was included in his team by Gujarat Titans by paying Rs 6 crore. 24 years old right arm bowling allrounder Mavi hails from Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

  1. Jason Holder:

Jason was bought by Rahul Dravid’s Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5 crore 75 lacks. Rajasthan Royal is a team that does not spend much on players but still manages to pick good players and Rahul Dravid’s contribution is said to be behind this.

  1. Mukesh Kumar:

Mukesh Kumar has been bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 5.30 crore. Mukesh Kumar, 29, hails from Gopalganj, Bihar, and plays cricket for Bengal.

Mukesh has not played any IPL match yet but has got a name for performing well in domestic cricket in 2022.

Now we will know about the most expensive players of All 16 Season IPL (IPL 2023 Auctions):

In the world’s biggest T20 league IPL, there is a lot of money showered on the players and today we will tell you the list of the most expensive players of the All 16 season IPL, know their names and which country they play for.

Let’s start the series to know the names of the most expensive players of the seasoned voice IPL.

List Of Most Expensive Players Of All IPL Seasons

2008 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

In 2007, Mahendra Singh Dhoni won everyone’s hearts by making India the winner in T20. And as soon as the IPL started in 2008, big teams wanted to book Dhoni, but Chennai Super Kings played the game and they added Dhoni as a captain of the Chennai team for Rs 9.5 crore.

2009 – Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff

It was the second season of IPL and England players dominated. Many teams made big bids on batsman Kevin Pietersen and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, but in the end, Royal Challengers Bangalore included Kevin Pietersen in their team by giving an amount of Rs 9.8 crores and Chennai Super Kings also included Andrew Flintoff in an amount of Rs 9.8 crores. Giving and adding to his team.

2010 – Shane Bonds and Kieron Pollard

New Zealand seamer Shane Bond was picked up by Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla’s Kolkata Knight Riders and Kieron Pollard was picked up by Nita Ambani’s Mumbai Indians in the mini auction for Rs 4.8 crore.

2011 – Gautam Gambhir

Big-match batsman Gautam Gambhir crossed the Rs 10 crore mark for the first time in IPL history and KKR owners Red Chillies and the Mehta Group spent a whopping amount of ₹14 crores for him and brought him to KKR.

Gautam also did not disappoint Kolkata Knight Riders and made them champions twice and also became a Purple Cap contender by training runs.

2012 – Ravindra Jadeja

In the year 2012, Jadeja, popularly known as Sir Ravindra Jadeja, was added to his team by Chennai Super Kings by spending 12 points for 8 crores. After this Ravindra Jadeja served for Chennai Super Kings for many years.

2013 – Maxwell

Mumbai Indians had added this kangaroo player to their team in 2013 for Rs 6.3 crores, but this kangaroo player with a yellow jersey did not stay in Mumbai for long and left him the very next year and became a part of another IPL franchise.

2014 – Yuvraj Singh

Known as the Sixer King, India’s star batsman was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore for ₹14 crores.

2015 – Yuvraj Singh

In 2015, Yuvraj Singh again appeared in the IPL auction and this time he broke Gautam Gambhir’s record of 14 crores as Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) bid him 16 crores, the highest-ever bid. 

After this, Yuvraj Singh remained the most expensive player of the IPL for 6 consecutive years.

2016 – Shane Watson

Australia’s kangaroo player and tremendous all-rounder Shane Watson were joined by RCB for Rs 9.5 crore. However, Shane Watson moved to another IPL team the very next year.

2017 – Ben Stokes

Rajeev Supergiants Pune included England’s best batsman Ben Stokes in their team and gave him an amount of Rs 14.5 crores.

2018 – Ben Stokes

This year, Rajasthan Royals included Ben Stokes in their team by giving ₹12 crores. In this way, huge money was showered on Ben Stokes for two consecutive years.

2019 – Jaydev Unadkat and Varun Chakraborty

This time the IPL franchise has showered money on 2 new faces. Jaydev Unadkat was bought by Rajasthan Royals and mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 8.4 crore.

2020 – Pat Cummins

This year, Pat Cummins became the costliest foreign player sold in IPL history when he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 15.5 crores. Pat Cummins is the deadly fast bowler of Australia.

2021 – Chris Morris

This year Chris Morris broke Yuvraj Singh’s record and became the most expensive player sold in IPL history. To everyone’s surprise, Rajasthan Royals splurged Rs 16.25 crore on South African all-rounder Chris Morris.

2022 – Ishaan Kishan

Ishan Kishan became the costliest player of IPL 2022. Ishaan was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crores.

Ishaan is a wicket-keeper batsman and is known for his explosive batting, he has a bright future if Ishaan continues to perform well and can be seen as an alternative to Dhoni.

2023 – Sam Curran (IPL 2023 Auctions)

The most expensive player sold in IPL 2023, Sam Karan (₹18.5 Crore) broke the record of the last 15 seasons. (IPL 2023 Auctions)

FAQ – IPL 2023 Auctions

Who is the most expensive player in IPL to date?

In 2021, South African all-rounder Chris Morris was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crores, with which Chris broke Yuvraj Singh’s record of Rs 16 crore.

It is 2022 and the 15th season of IPL is underway Chris Morris remains the most expensive player in IPL to date.

Who is the highest run scorer in IPL?

Virat Kohli has scored the most runs in IPL so far, scoring 6283 runs in 207 matches.

Who are the top 5 batsmen with the most runs in IPL?

Following are the top 5 batsmen who have scored the most runs in IPL

  • Virat Kohli 207 matches, 6283 runs
  • Shikhar Dhawan 192 matches, 5784 runs
  • Rohit Sharma 213 matches, 5611 runs
  • Suresh Raina 205 matches, 5528 runs
  • David Warner 150 matches, 5449 runs
  • AB de Villiers 184 matches, 5162 runs

Who is the highest run scorer in an over in IPL?

Ravindra Jadeja scored 36 runs in 1 overs in IPL 2021 and thus he became the highest run scorer in one over of IPL.

Who is the costliest captain of the IPL?

With Rs 17 crore, KL Rahul is the costliest captain in IPL.

Who is the cheapest captain of the IPL?

In 2022, RCB handed over the captaincy to Faf du Plessis for Rs 7 crore. Faf du Plessis has become the cheapest captain of the IPL with Rs 7 crore. (IPL 2023 Auctions)

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