Top 5 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2023 Auction
Someone has rightly said that there is no other league like IPL in cricket. Players get unbelievable amounts in IPL auctions and franchises are always ready to spend. Cash-rich league IPL has not disappointed us this time. This year’s auction has broken many previous records and, in this article, we will see the top 5 most expensive players in IPL 2023 auction.
#5 Harry Brook
England’s middle-order batsman, Harry Brook is very young and talented. He was doing well in international cricket for England which grabbed the attention of IPL franchises on him. He was brought by Sunrisers Hyderabad at a handsome amount of 13.25 crores.
#4 Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran has some unbelievable luck in IPL. He was bought by SRH last year for 10.25 crores and now he is bought by Lucknow Supergiants at a staggering price of 16 crores. Pooran’s IPL records are not so good but he is a powerful and dangerous player.
#3 Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes is one of those players who are always in very high demand among IPL franchises. He was the highlight of the IPL auction in 2017 and 2019 when Pune Supergiants and Rajasthan Royals bought him at very high amounts but this year, he is bought by one of the best IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings at 16.25 crores.
#2 Cameron Green
Fast bowling all-rounders were in demand before the auction and talking about players of this calibre, Cameron Green of Australia comes first. Green is now a regular player in Australia’s white-ball cricket. He is a fast bowling all-rounder and he made history by becoming the second most expensive player in the history of IPL auction when he was bought by the most successful IPL franchise Mumbai Indians at 17.50 crores.
#1 Sam Curran
It looks like 2022 was Sam Curran’s year. He was named player of the tournament in the T20 World Cup 2022, he was named man of the match in the finals of the T20 world cup 2022 and now he became the most expensive player in the history of IPL auction when he was bought by Punjab Kings from where he started his IPL journey at 18.50 crores.