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


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Most Expensive Players Bought at Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction

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.

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.


Mega auction for the 11th season of IPL is to be held on 27th and 28th January 2018 at Bangalore. Before that we 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 Bought By
1 Yuvraj Singh 2015 $2.67 million Delhi Daredevils
2 Gautam Gambhir 2011 $ 2.4 million Kolkata Knight Riders
3 Yuvraj Singh 2014 $ 2.33 million Royal Challengers Bangalore
4 Ben Stokes 2017 $ 2.16 million Rising Pune Supergiants
5 Yusuf Pathan 2011 $ 2.1 million Kolkata Knight Riders
6 Robin Uthappa 2011 $ 2.1 million Pune Warriors
7 Dinesh Karthik 2014 $ 2.08 million Delhi Daredevils
8 Rohit Sharma 2011 $ 2 million Mumbai Indians
9 Ravindra Jadeja 2012 $ 2 million Chennai Super Kings
10 Irfan Pathan 2011 $ 1.9 million 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.