Top 10 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2023 Auction

Updated on: Dec 24, 2022 9:32 am IST

  • As anticipated, the IPL Auction 2023 has broken all records in terms of the most expensive players. Most teams had a decent purse size and were looking for specific players. So, it resulted in bidding wars for high-profile players wherein franchises went all guns blazing to get their desired player. The upshot is, several players have raked in a whopping paycheck and here we look at the top 10 most expensive players in IPL 2023.

    Top 10 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2023 Auction

    Sr. No Player Name IPL Salary Team
    1 Sam Curran INR 18.50 Cr. Punjab Kings
    2 Cameron Green INR 17.50 Cr. Mumbai Indians
    3 Ben Stokes INR 16.25 Cr. Chennai Super Kings
    4 Nicholas Pooran INR 16.00 Cr. Lucknow Super Giants
    5 Harry Brook INR 13.25 Cr. Sunrisers Hyderabad
    6 Mayank Agarwal INR 8.25 Cr. Sunrisers Hyderabad
    7 Shivam Mavi INR 6.00 Cr. Gujarat Titans
    8 Jason Holder INR 5.75 Cr. Rajasthan Royals
    9 Mukesh Kumar INR 5.50 Cr. Delhi Capitals
    10 Heinrich Klaasen INR 5.25 Cr. Sunrisers Hyderabad

    England players make merry

    Sam Curran has become the most expensive player in IPL history. Interestingly, his IPL salary is more than the marquee players retained by all franchises. The English all-rounder is in staggering form and was the man of the final and tournament in this year’s T20I world cup.

    His exploits with the new ball make him an ideal weapon during Powerplays and he is a reliable hitter down the order in batting line-up. His all-round abilities made him the favorite of IPL franchises who are seeking balance in their team combinations.

    Similarly, Ben Stokes earned plenty of money as he is a proven match-winner and has the ability to thrive during pressure.

    Harry Brook is having a wonderful 2022. He made a dream debut in Tests as he become the leading run scorer in the Pakistan Test series and now has earned INR 13,25,00,000 crores in the IPL. His T20 credentials are already established and IPL teams are excited to give him the platform.

    Green makes his mark

    Cameron Green was the talking point of the recently concluded IND vs AUS T20I series. Green’s explosive starts while opening the batting and his smart bowling mean he can be an asset to Mumbai Indians who are seeking to replace Kieron Pollard.

    All-rounders go for big money

    Franchises shell out big money on all-rounders and especially the ones who can bowl pace. The top 10 most expensive players of IPL 2023 auction contain 4 such players while the top 3 most expensive players are all-rounders.

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