Top 10 most expensive player in IPLPosted By: Bill Russell | August 15, 2017
The auction for IPL held was an eye opener in many ways. Prominent players went unsold and some players went for a much higher price than what they was expected. A few players went for a still.
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- expensive player IPL
- Darren Sammy – Rs.2,80,00,000 RCB
- David Wiese – Rs.2,80,00,000 RCB
- Murali Vijay – Rs.3,00,00,000 KXIP
- Aaron Finch – Rs.3,20,00,000 MI
- Amit Mishra – Rs.3,50,00,000 DD
- Trent Boult – Rs.3,80,00,000 SRH
- Zaheer Khan – Rs.4,00,00,000 DD
- Angelo Mathews – Rs.7,50,00,000 DD
- Dinesh Karthik – Rs.10,50,00,000 RCB
- Yuvraj Singh – Rs.16,00,00,000 DD
expensive player IPL
Flashy all-rounder Yuvraj Singh sold out as the most expensive cricketer in the IPL, Yuvraj Singh purchased for a record Rs 16 crore ($2.57 million approx) by Delhi Daredevils. Yuvraj Singh with this price, became the all time Expensive player in IPL history.
Here is the complete list of Top 10 most expensive player in IPL
Darren Sammy – Rs.2,80,00,000 RCB
The best all-rounder of team West Indies, who was a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad and even remained captain of the team for a season. He was bought by The Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping INR 2.8 crores. He is 10th most Expensive player IPL
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David Wiese – Rs.2,80,00,000 RCB
David Wiese, all-roundr of South Africa, was bought for the same price as Darren Sammy. Wiese is a quality all-rounder, who took 5/21 in the third match of the recently played T20I series against West Indies. Wiese is also capable of hitting some big ones in the end of the innings.
Murali Vijay – Rs.3,00,00,000 KXIP
Indian test team opener and he has played before for Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils as an opener batsman. Murali Vijay is now bought by Kings XI Punjab who were looking for a new partner for Virender Sehwag, becaues their former opener batsman Mandeep Singh was transferred to RCB. Murali Vijy has recently toured to Australia with Indian national team and played as an opener batsman. He was bought for INR 3 crores in the season.
Aaron Finch – Rs.3,20,00,000 MI
With Highest Strike Rate in T20s Aaron Finch: who was the player of Sunrisers Hyderabad, released by its franchise and bought by Mumbai Indians, they were in need of such player because of release of Michael Hussey, they found a proper replace for Hussey in the form of Finch. He was bought for Rs. 3.2 crores. He is 7th expensive player IPL for the season.
Amit Mishra – Rs.3,50,00,000 DD
The Indian leg spinner, Amit Mishra, was also released by his former team Sunrisers Hyderabad last time. He was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 3.5 crores. Mishra has already played for Delhi in the first three seasons of the IPL. His remarkable job in these seosens is that he has picked up a hat-trick for them. He is 6th most expensive player in IPL for this season.
Trent Boult – Rs.3,80,00,000 SRH
In the later half of IPL, South African team would be busy in theri test series. In that case Sunrisers Hyderabad would be in need of a fast bowler in replace of Dale Steyn. For this expected replacement they had a best option in the form of Trent Boult, a young fast bowler of Newzeland, so they got this opportunity and bough Trent Boult for Rs. 3.8 crores. He is at number five in the list of most expensive player in IPL for the season.
Zaheer Khan – Rs.4,00,00,000 DD
Zaheer Khan who had missed last season of IPL, bought by Dehli to make an improvment in their bowling line. Zaheer Khan is one of the fastest Indian bowlers. Dehli has bought him for Rs. 4 crores. He is 4th most expensive for the season.
Angelo Mathews – Rs.7,50,00,000 DD
One of the Best All-Rounder In Current Cricket, Mathews has played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the first season of IPL. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils as he is a very capable all-rounder and can also be an excellent captain if Delhi decides to make him captain. He was the 3rd most expensive player sold for INR 7.5 crores.
Dinesh Karthik – Rs.10,50,00,000 RCB
Dinesh has played last seasons of IPL as a wicket keeper in two teams, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils. Last season was not good for Delhi, so they put him in the auction. He is picked by the Royal Challengers Binglore for a big amount of Rs. 10.5 crores. He is 2nd most expensive player in IPL for the season.
Yuvraj Singh – Rs.16,00,00,000 DD
One of Most Dangerous Hitter in World Cricket Yuvraj Singh, who has played before for DD and RCB, onece again his value is at top and seems to be more arising. Now DD is buying him for INR 16 crores, which makes him the highest paid player in IPL history.His previous record in IPL is magnificent and remarkable. He is at top of the list of most expensive players in IPL.
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