Most Expensive Players in IPL History

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 & TeamsPrice (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 Richardson14 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

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