Ben Stokes being the most expensive bought of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction 2018 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 Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.5 crores that is seven times of his base price of 6 crores at IPL 2018 Auction.
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||Ben Stokes||2018||$ 1.95 million||Rajasthan Royals|
|11||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.