Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Most Expensive Players Bought at Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction History ( 2008-2017)

Ben Stokes being the most expensive bought of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction 2017 and making him the most expensive overseas player to be ever bought at the Indian Premier League (IPL) history. Ben Stokes, the England all-rounder was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs 14.5 crores that is seven times of his base price of 2 crore.

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But the most expensive player bought of the all time at Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction is Yuvraj Singh which was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 16 crore at IPL 2015 Auction. And he is also on the third of our list as he was bought by Royal Challenger Bangalore in 2014 for Rs 15.5 crore.

10th edition Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to start form 5th April, 2017 as Schedule for  Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 is announced by BCCI and  Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 Auction has been concluded on 20th February, 2017. So we decided decided to take a look at 10 of the most expensive players ever bought at Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction history from 2008 to 2017.

S. No.
PLAYER
YEAR
PRICE
( in Indian Rupees)
BOUGHT BY
1
Yuvraj Singh
2015
16 crore
Delhi Daredevils
2
Gautam Gambhir
2011
15.75 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders
3
Yuvraj Singh
2014
15.5 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore
4
Ben Stokes
2017
14.5 crore
Rising Pune Supergiants
5
Yusuf Pathan
2011
14 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders
6
Robin Uthappa
2011
14 crore
Pune Warriors
7
Dinesh Karthik
2014
13.8 crore
Delhi Daredevils
8
Rohit  Sharma
2011
13.3 crore
Mumbai Indians
9
Ravindra Jadeja
2012
13.3 crore
Chennai Super Kings
10
Irfan Pathan
2011
12.64 crore
Delhi daredevils

Some Facts: All the players in this list are batsmen or all-rounder. Irfan Pathan was also bought by Delhi Daredevils as an all-rounder. And five out of ten players are from the 2011 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction.

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