IPL 2023 final is scheduled today after the rain affected it on Sunday, May 2028. Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans made it to final.
The last year champion Gujarat Titans and 4 times champions CSK were to face final battle on May 28 but rain ruined the climax and match postponed to reserved day or May 29, 2023.
The IPL auction 2023 was started on 23 December 2023 where Foreign players made huge money, all the top expensive players were foreigners and the mini-auction brings a surprising twist to this season’s auction.
Nail Biting bid ended with young cricketer Sam Curran sold to Punjab Kinds at INR 18.25 Cr which is the highest of all time and beats GOATS like Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli.
24-year-old English all-rounder Sam Curran made history by becoming the most expensive player of the IPL 2023 & IPL history as he has been bought for Rs. 18.25 crore by Punjab Kings.
IPL Season 16 (2023) Most Expensive Players List
|Player’s Name||Price (Cr.)||Runs & Wickets in IPL 2023||Team|
|Sam Curran||18.50||276 Runs, 10 Wickets (Match- 14)||Punjab|
|Cameron Green||17.50||452 Runs, 6 Wickets (Match- 16)||Mumbai|
|KL Rahul||17.50||274 Runs (Mach- 9)||Lucknow|
|Ben Stokes||16.25||15 Runs, 0 Wickets (Match- 2)||Chennai|
|Nicholas Pooran||16.00||358 Runs (Match- 15)||Lucknow|
|Ravindra Jadeja||16.00||175 Runs, 19 Wickets (Match- 15)||Chennai|
|Andre Russel||16.00||227 Runs, 7 Wickets(Match- 14)||Kolkata|
|Rohit Sharma||16.00||332 Runs (Match- 16)||Mumbai|
|Ishan Kishan||15.25||454 Runs (Match- 16)||Mumbai|
|Hardik Pandya||15.00||325 Runs, 3 Wickets (Match- 15)||Gujarat|
|Rashid Khan||15.00||130 Runs, 27 Wickets (Match- 16)||Gujarat|
|Virat Kohli||15.00||639 Runs (Match- 14)||Bangalore|
|Sanju Samson||14.00||362 Runs (Match- 14)||Rajasthan|
|Deepak Chahar||14.00||12 Wickets (Match- 9)||Chennai|
|Harry Brook||13.25||190 Runs (Match- 11)||Hyderabad|
|Varun Chakraworthy||12.00||20 Wickets (Match- 14)||Kolkata|
|Axar Patel||12.00||283 Runs, 11 Wickets (Match- 14)||Delhi|
IPL 2023 Mini Auction Top 10 Expensive Players
1- Sam Curran: 18.50 Cr
2- Cameron Green: 17.50 Cr
3- Ben Stokes: 16.25 Cr
4- Nichols Pooran: 16 Cr
5- Harry Brook: 13.25 Cr
6- Mayank Agarwal: 8.5 Cr
7- Shivam Mavi: 6 Cr
8- Jason Holder: 5.75 Cr
9- Mukesh Kumar: 5.5 Cr
10 Heinrich Klassen: 5.35
IPL 2023 Most expensive Players FAQs
A. Sam Curran (18.25 Cr) beats Yuvraj Singh (16 Cr), Chris Morris (16.25)
A. In 2015, Yuvraj Singh sold to Delhi Daredevils for INR 16 Cr and sold to RCB for INR 14 Cr in 2014 but Ishan Kishan inches closer to his record as sold to Mumbai in 15.25 Cr in 2022 (IPL 2023)
A. Sam Curran (18.25 Cr), Ishan Kishan (15.25) in IPL 2023.
A. Popular players like Joe Root, Shakib Al Hasan, Adam Zampa, Tabrais Shami, Chris Jordon, etc. have remained unsold so far in the IPL 2023 auction.
A. A total of 405 players (273 Indians and 132 foreigners) are considered for the auctions of IPL 2023.