Cricket freaks are always eager to know some interesting news about the game. Which league can be more interesting than the Indian Premier League? The auction ceremony of IPL 2021 took place just a few days ago, and people are excited to know about the Most Expensive Players in IPL History.
IPL 2021 auction, like every other year, was a fascinating one with lots of fun and excitement for cricket fans. This year Chris Morris became the Most Expensive Players in IPL History. Rajasthan Royals franchise bought Morris for a massive amount of Rs. 16.25 crores. The South African all-rounder entered the auction with a base price of just Rs. 75 lakhs.
Chris Morris dethroned Yuvraj Singh as the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League. In IPL 2015, the Delhi Daredevils franchise purchased Yuvraj for Rs. 16 crores, which was the highest ever paid-price for any player till then.
Pat Cummins, an Australian bowler, is the third most expensive player in the IPL with a sold price of Rs. 15.5 crores. Kolkata Knight Rider bought Cummins in 2020 at an immense cost. Following Cummins is the English all-rounder Ben Stokes who Rising Pune Supergiants purchased at Rs. 14.5 crores in IPL 2017.
The fifth most expensive player in the IPL record is also from auction 2021. Glen Maxwell, the Australian all-rounder, having a base price of Rs. 2 crores, was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rs. 14.25 crores.
Top Most Expensive Players List of IPL
|Players & Teams||Price (in Rs)|
|Chris Morris (RR)||16.25 crores|
|Yuvraj Singh (DD)||16 crores|
|Pat Cummins (KKR)||15.5 crores|
|Kyle Jamieson (RCB)||15 crores|
|Gautam Gambhir (KKR)||14.9 crores|
|Ben Stokes (RPS)||14.5 crores|
|Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)||14.25 crores|
|Jhye Richardson||14 crores|
|Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)||12.8 crores|
|Kevin Pietersen (RCB), Andrew Flintoff (CSK)||9.8 crores|
|Shane Watson (RCB)||9.5 crores|
|MS Dhoni (CSK)||9.5 crores|
|K Gowtham (CSK)||9.25 crores|
|Jaydev Unadkat (RR), Varun Chakravarthy (KXIP)||8.4 crores|
|Riley Meredith (KXIP)||8 crores|
|Shahrukh Khan (KXIP)||5.25 crores|
|Tom Curran (DC)||5.25 crores|
|Shane Bond (KKR), Kieron Pollard (MI)||4.8 crores|
|Daniel Christian (RCB)||4.8 crore|
|Shivam Dube (RR)||4.4 crores|
|Moises Henriques (KXIP)||4.20 crores|
|Shakib Al Hasan (KKR)||3.20 crores|
|Adam Milne (MI)||3.2 crores|
|Piyush Chawla (MI)||2.4 crores|
|Steve Smith (DC)||2.2 crores|
|Dawid Malan (KXIP)||1.5 crores|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman (SRH)||1.5 crores|
|Chetan Sakariya (RR)||1.20 crores|