As the IPL auction 2023 started on 23 December 2023 Foreign players making huge money, all the top expensive players are foreigners and the mini-auction brings a surprising twist to this season’s auction.
Nail Biting bid game has just started where 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 2023 Mini Auction Top 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
IPL Season 16 (2023) Most Expensive Players List
|Sam Curran||Punjab Kings||18.5 crore|
|Cameron Green||Mumbai Indians||17.5 crore|
|Ben Stokes||Chennai Super Kings||16.25 crore|
|Nicholas Pooran||Lucknow Super Giants||16 crore|
|Rohit Sharma||Mumbai Indians||16 crore|
|Ravindra Jadeja||Chennai Super Kings||16 crore|
|Rishabh Pant||Delhi Capitals||16 crore|
|Ishan Kishan||Mumbai Indians||15.25 crore|
|Hardik Pandya||Gujarat Titans||15 crore|
|Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||15 crore|
|Rashid Khan||Gujarat Titans||15 crore|
|K.L. Rahul||Lucknow Super Giants||15 crore|
|Deepak Chahar||Chennai Super Kings||14 crore|
|Sanju Samson||Rajasthan Royals||14 crore|
|Harry Brook||Sunriseres Hyderabad||13.25 crore|
|Shreyas Iyer||Kolkata Knight Riders||12.25 crore|
|Andre Russell||Kolkata Knight Riders||12 crore|
|M.S. Dhoni||Chennai Super Kings||12 crore|
|Jaspreet Bumrah||Mumbai Indians||12 crore|
|Liam Livingstone||Punjab Kings||11.5 crore|
|Glenn Maxwell||Royal Challengers Bangalore||11 crore|
|Marcus Stoinis||Lucknow Super Giants||11 crore|
|Harshal Patel||Royal Challengers Bangalore||10.75 crore|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||Royal Challengers Bangalore||10.75 crore|
|Avesh Khan||Lucknow Super Giants||10 crore|
|Jos Buttler||Rajasthan Royals||10 crore|
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.