The IPL Auction 2023 Most Expensive Players List: Sam Curran, an England all-rounder, becomes the most expensive player ever sold in an IPL auction. He was purchased by Punjab Kings for Rs 18.25 crore. Curran was awarded player of the match for his 3-12 in England’s victory over Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. Curran was also the tournament’s best player.
In previous IPL seasons, the all-rounder performed well for Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Curran was the subject of intense bidding from Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Lucknow Super Giants, and Punjab Kings for the T20 World Cup player of the tournament.
|Sam Curran||18.50 Cr.|
|Cameron Green||17.50 Cr.|
|KL Rahul||17 Cr.|
|Nicholas Pooran||16 Cr.|
|Rohit Sharma||16 Cr.|
|Rishabh Pant||16 Cr.|
|Ravindra Jadeja||16 Cr.|
|Ishan Kishan||15.25 Cr.|
|Virat Kohli||15 Cr.|
When the Punjab Kings made a staggering offer of INR 18.25 crore, the cricketing world was rocked to its core. for his contributions to the auction in 2023. By tipping Virat Kohli, he became the highest-paid player in auction history.
When he was sold to the Mumbai Indians for a whopping 17.50 crore, the tall pace bowling all-rounder became the second highest paid player in the history of the Indian Premier League.
Ben Stokes is used to making high offers. He has already received offers in excess of 10 crore. This year, when they paid him an enormous 16.25 crore, the Chennai Super Kings broke his bank.
The Trinidadian wicket keeper batsman is an experienced player in the game’s shortest format. He has the rare ability to hit spin in middle innings. Therefore, the Lucknow Super Giants’ expenditure of 16 crore was not surprising. for his assistance.
The Lucknow Super Giants paid a staggering INR 17 crore for KL Rahul, making him the most expensive player retained in the Indian Premier League 2022. Before this, Rahul spent four seasons with the Punjab Kings and scored more than 590 runs, making him a highly sought-after option prior to the super auction.
Before the retentions, Rohit Sharma had led Mumbai Indians to five IPL championships, so it was obvious that he would soon receive a significant pay increase, which he rightfully deserved. The Mumbai Indians increased his salary for the 2022 season from INR 15 crore to INR 16 crore.
Delhi Capitals decided to spend a lot of money on Rishabh Pant after seeing him captain the team last season in the hopes that he could lead them to success in the future. He was asked to lead the team for an outstanding INR 16 crore when he resigned for the competition in 2022.
Jadeja, a world-class all-rounder, was Chennai’s top retainer the previous year. Just a few days before the tournament began, the franchise decided to keep the southpaw for INR 16 crore and appointed him captain.
At the mega auction in 2022, Ishan Kishan was anticipated to be one of the most expensive purchases. He did not disappoint anyone, as Mumbai prevailed over multiple teams to acquire the offer for the Jharkhand opener at INR 15.25 crore.
The Delhi star batter does not require any introduction. When they paid a whopping 15 crores for his services, he was their first choice for retention.