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Top 10 Most Expensive Players In IPL History

A total of 333 cricketers were up for grabs in the IPL 2024 Player Auction, including 214 Indian players and 119 overseas players, with 2 from associate nations.

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: Dec 19, 2023 21:24 IST
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season is scheduled to take place from March to May this year. This marks the first time that the player auction is being held overseas at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. The auction saw several records being broken, with Mitchell Starc emerging as the most expensive player in the history of IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) acquired him for a significant sum of Rs 24.75 crore.

During the auction, Australia’s World Cup-winning skipper, Pat Cummins, briefly held the record of the most expensive player after Sunrisers Hyderabad paid Rs 20.5 crore for his services. This surpassed the previous record held by England all-rounder Sam Curran.

A total of 333 cricketers were up for grabs in the IPL 2024 Player Auction. The auction featured 116 capped players, 215 uncapped players, and 2 players from associate nations. Out of the available 77 slots, up to 30 are reserved for overseas players.

Now, lets take a look at top 10 most expensive players in the IPL history-

Player                                             Team                                                          Price (In Cr)   Year

Mitchell Starc Kolkata Knight Riders 24.75 2024
 

Pat Cummins

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad

 

20.50

 

2024

 

Sam Curran

 

Punjab Kings

 

18.50

 

2023

 

Cameron Green

 

Mumbai Indians

 

17.50

 

2023

 

Ben Stokes

 

Chennai Super Kings

 

16.25

 

2023

 

Chris Morris

 

Rajasthan Royals

 

16.25

 

2021

 

Nicolas Pooran

 

Lucknow Super Giants

 

16.00

 

2023

 

Yuvraj Singh

 

Delhi Daredevils

 

16.00

 

2015

 

Pat Cummins

 

Kolkata Knight Riders

 

15.50

 

2020

 

Ishan Kishan

 

Mumbai Indians

 

15.25

 

2022

First published on: Dec 19, 2023 09:17 PM IST

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