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Who are the Four Most Expensive Players in the Indian Premier League?

England's Sam Curran in action
England's Sam Curran in action
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The Indian Premier League's mini auctions frequently wind up throwing many unexpected twists and turns into the mix. The same thing has happened this time around, with the pair of Sam Curran and Cameron Green, who had the entire limelight ahead of them.

These two players concluded at the end of the auction to be the two most expensive players in the history of the Indian Premier League. These two players are expected to show their full potential; therefore, you can support these two players or any other crickets in the IPL for the possible chance to win money. However, if you want the best odds, offers and much more then you can use these online sites and wager on a variety of markets within sports betting in cyprus. Nevertheless, let’s explore which cricketers in the IPL that have received the highest bids.


Sam Curran: 18.5 cr

During the Indian Premier League auction that took place in Kochi on December 23 2022, the English all-rounder became the most expensive player to be selected. Punjab Kings paid Rs 18.50 crore (approximately $2.22 million) to acquire the player's services. The 24-year-old demonstrated tremendous valour in the recently completed tournament, where he helped England win the Twenty20 and was named "Man of the Tournament" for his efforts.


Cameron Green: 17.25cr

When the Australian team travelled to India for a three-match Twenty20 International series in September 2022, the 6'5" tall Australian hero was the talk of the town ahead of the player auction as he captivated the Indian audience with some remarkable power-hitting.

Alongside that, he is capable of bowling at a decent speed throughout the entirety of the game. The 23-year-old player possesses a style of play that is extremely well-suited to the quickest version of the game, and he possesses a wealth of potential. He was definitely on the radar of Mumbai Indians before the player auction, and they were able to snag him for an enormous amount of Rs 17.25 crore (approximately $2.07 million).


Ben Stokes: 16.25cr

Ben Stokes skipped the Indian Premier League during the previous season, but he made his comeback to the Twenty20 format with England and contributed to the team's victory in the World Cup by delivering another performance that proved decisive in the championship match of a major competition.

The Chennai Super Kings place a premium on players who are familiar with the strategies necessary to triumph in high-stakes competitions, and Stokes is right up there among the most notable clutch players in all of global cricket. A relatively large amount of Rs 16.25 crore (approximately US$1.95 million) was paid for the MS Dhoni-led franchise to acquire Stokes' services before the 2023 season of the Indian Premier League.


Nicholas Pooran: 16cr

Nicholas Pooran is not currently operating in the most fruitful period of his professional existence. Under his stewardship, the West Indies were eliminated from the Twenty20 World Cup after playing in only the first round. As the southpaw has been struggling with a run of terrible form as of late, he decided to stand down as skipper of the team. He had collected a total of 25 runs over the course of three games in the World Cup.

In spite of this, IPL organizations continue to have confidence in the 27-year-old player, as evidenced by the fact that the Lucknow Super Giants paid Rs 16 crore (approximately $1.92 million) to acquire his services in the 2023 auction. In his first season with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Pooran finished with a batting average of 38.25 and a strike rate of 144.34. In addition, Lucknow captain KL Rahul appears to have an affinity for Pooran, as the two of them used to play together for PBKS as well.