The Indian Premier League (IPL) is probably the most lucrative cricket event in the world. It brings substantial sums of money to all parties involved in its creation and operation. However, the players are the ones who steal the most money throughout the process.
Every year, the auction room is a very competitive place to be. Owners or team officials start a bidding war for the players they think will work best for them. We have seen this at various events for numerous players. The top five IPL players with the highest prices are listed below.
|Rank||Player||Team||Price (INR)||IPL Year|
|1||Sam Curran||Punjab Kings||18.50 crore||2023|
|2||Cameron Green||Mumbai Indians||17.50 crore||2023|
|3||Ben Stokes||Chennai Super Kings||16.25 crore||2023|
|4||Chris Morris||Rajasthan Royals||16.25 crore||2021|
|5||Nicholas Pooran||Lucknow Super Giants||16 crore||2021|
5. Nicholas Pooran :
Price- 16 crores
Team- Lucknow Super Giants
Lucknow Super Goliaths left a mark on the world at the IPL 2023 sale by securing the West Indies’ most costly wicketkeeper-hitter for an incredible Rs 16 crore. The starting bid price at first was Rs. 2 crores with Chennai Super Kings, but the price soared above Rs in fierce competition.
Six crores With an initial bid of Rs, Lucknow Super Giants emerged victorious. 7.25 crore, and paid more than Rs. for the player, 10 crore. After the price reached Rs., the Caps pulled out of the bidding war. The player was eventually signed by Lucknow for 16 crores, making him the fifth most-expensive player in IPL history and the fourth most-expensive player in IPL 2023.
4. Chris Morris :
Price- 16.25 crores
Team- Rajasthan Royals
The Rajasthan Royals broke Yuvraj Singh’s previous record of six years as the most expensive player in IPL history. This made history. Being paid that price, RR will have high expectations of him.
3. Ben Stokes :
Price- 16.25 crores
Team- Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Rulers gained the administrations of Ben Stirs up in the IPL 2023 Closeout, binds him with South Africa’s Chris Morris as the third-most costly marking in IPL history. The bid for England all-rounder Stokes, which started at INR 2 crore, saw competition from RCB and RR before LSG entered at INR 7 crore. SRH and CSK also joined the fight shortly after. The team led by MS Dhoni ended up getting Stokes for a whopping INR 16.25 crore, which is the third and joint-highest price tag in the history of the Indian Premier League.
2. Cameron Green :
Price- 17.50 crores
Team- Mumbai Indians
The Mumbai Indians have spent Rs 17.50 crores to sign Cameron Green, the second-most expensive player in the Indian Premier League. With a starting bid of Rs 2 crore, both RCB and MI entered the bidding war for the talented Australian during the auction. But the bids went up quickly, and before Mumbai Indians could win, the price of Green reached more than Rs 7 crores. This has made him one of the top players to look out for in IPL 2023.
1. Sam Curran :
Price- 18.5 crores
Team- Punjab Kings
Sam Curran has become the most expensive player in IPL history, having been acquired by Punjab Kings for a staggering Rs. 18.5 crore in the year 2023. 18.5 crores at the Friday IPL 2023 auction in Kochi. The beginning bid for Curran was Rs. He became a sought-after player thanks to his impressive performance at the T20 World Cup earlier this year, for which he was named Player of the Tournament. The previous record, held by Chris Morris, has now been broken.