Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL Auction 2024

Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL – IPL 2024 Most Costly Player: The auction of players for the 2024 season of IPL is being held in Dubai. In every IPL auction, the highest bid is made for some player.

In the last few seasons, foreign players have dominated. Every IPL team has been seen spending more money on buying foreign players. If we talk about the history of the IPL auction, money has been showered on some or the other player.

Talking about the IPL 2023 auction, many foreign players have made expensive bids that season too and it is expected that this time the previous records may also be broken.

In the ‘Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL Auction 2024’ article, we are going to talk about the most expensive players in the history of IPL auctions.

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Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL Auction 2024 History:

Australian captain Pat Cummins created history in the IPL auction. Cummins has become the second most expensive-selling player in IPL history.

Sunrisers Hyderabad bought the Australian captain with a base price of Rs 2 crore for Rs 20.5 crore. Mitchell Starc was bought by KKR for Rs 24.75 crore (about 2,982,000 US dollars), which is the most expensive player to date.

10 Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL:

List Of Most Expensive Players In The History Of IPL
Sr. No. Player Name Rupees Team Year
1 Mitchell Starc 24.75 Cr KKR 2024
2 Pat Cummins 20.5 Cr SRH 2024
3 Sam Curran  18.5 Cr PK 2023
4 Cameron Green 17.5 Cr MI 2023
5 Ben Stokes 16.25 Cr CSK 2023
6 Chris Morris 16.25 Cr RR 2021
7 Nicholas Pooran 16 Cr LSG 2023
8 Yuvraj Singh 16 Cr DC 2015
9 Pat Cummins 15.5 Cr KKR 2020
10 Ishan Kishan 15.25 Cr MI 2022

Most of the foreign players have dominated this list. Talking about the top 10, only two Indians Yuvraj Singh and Ishan Kishan are included in it.

Apart from this, the most expensive bid has been made among all the foreign players. The list of the 10 most expensive players in IPL history is given below-

Most Expensive Players From Previous IPL Auctions:

Now, we’ll learn about the top 5 most expensive player in ipl 2024

Year Player Cost
2008 MS Dhoni (CSK) $1.5 million
2009 Kevin Pietersen (RCB), Andrew Flintoff (CSK) $1.55 million
2010 Shane Bond (KKR), Kieron Pollard (MI) $750,000
2011 Gautam Gambhir (KKR) $2.4 million
2012 Ravindra Jadeja (CSK) $2 million
2013 Glenn Maxwell (MI) $1 million
2014 Yuvraj Singh (RCB) 14 Cr
2015 Yuvraj Singh (DC) 16 Cr
2016 Shane Watson (RCB) 9.5 Cr
2017 Ben Stokes (RPS) 14.5 Cr
2018 Ben Stokes (RR) 12.5 Cr
2019 Jaydev Unadkat (RR), V Chakravarthy (PBKS) 8.4 Cr
2020 Pat Cummins (KKR) 15.5 Cr
2021 Chris Morris (RR) 16.25 Cr
2022 Ishan Kishan (MI) 15.25 Cr
2023 Sam Curran (PBKS) 18.5 Cr
2024 Mitchell Starc (KKR) 24.75 Cr

In the first season of IPL in 2008, former Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the most expensive player, he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for $1.5 million.

After that, in the year 2009, Kevin Pietersen was bought by RCB and Andrew Flintoff was bought by CSK for $1.55 million.

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