Most Expensive Players in IPL Year Wise 2008 – 2024

In the ongoing IPL Auction 2024, a new record has been set with some jaw-dropping bids. Let’s take a look at who currently holds the title for the most expensive player in IPL history.

Most Expensive Players in IPL Year Wise List

YearPlayer and TeamPrice (INR)
2024Mitchell Starc (KKR)24.75 crore
2023Sam Curran (PK)18.50 crore
2022Ishan Kishan (MI)15.25 crore
2021Chris Morris (RR)16.25 crore
2020Pat Cummins (KKR)15.5 crore
2019Jaydev Unadkat (RR)8.4 crore
2019Varun Chakravarthy (KXIP)8.4 crore
2018Ben Stokes (RR)12.5 crore
2017Ben Stokes (RPS)14.5 crore
2016Shane Watson (RCB)9.5 crore
2015Yuvraj Singh (DD)16 crore
2014Yuvraj Singh (RCB)14 crore
2013Glenn Maxwell (MI)6.3 crore
2012Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)12.8 crore
2011Gautam Gambhir (KKR)14.9 crore
2010Shane Bond (KKR)4.8 crore
2010Kieron Pollard (MI)4.8 crore
2009Kevin Pietersen (RCB)9.8 crore
2009Andrew Flintoff (CSK)9.8 crore
2008MS Dhoni (CSK)9.5 crore

 

Top Most Expensive Players in IPL Year Wise

Mitchell Starc (2024)

However, the record was short-lived as Mitchell Starc surpassed Cummins’ price tag. The Kolkata Knight Riders snagged Starc for a staggering 24.75 Crore Rupees, making him the new leader in the list of IPL’s most expensive players.

In the ongoing IPL Auction 2024, a new record has been set with some jaw-dropping bids. Let’s take a look at who currently holds the title for the most expensive player in IPL history.

Sam Curran (2023)

In 2023, Sam Curran emerged as a top player, securing a hefty 18.50 crore INR bid. Known for his all-around skills, Curran’s performance caught the attention of Punjab Kings, who made a significant investment to have him on their team.

Ishan Kishan (2022)

The 2022 IPL auction saw Ishan Kishan become a standout player, fetching a notable bid of 15.25 crore INR from Mumbai Indians. Kishan, a talented wicketkeeper-batsman, proved to be a valuable addition to the Mumbai franchise with his explosive batting.

Chris Morris (2021) In 2021, Chris Morris made headlines by becoming the most expensive player with a staggering 16.25 crore INR bid from Rajasthan Royals. Morris, known for his all-round capabilities, brought his dynamic skills to the Royals’ squad that season.

Pat Cummins (2020)

The 2020 IPL auction witnessed Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins commanding a high bid of 15.5 crore INR from Kolkata Knight Riders. Cummins’ ability to deliver consistent and impactful performances with the ball made him a sought-after player in that edition.

Jaydev Unadkat (2019)

In the 2019 auction, Jaydev Unadkat secured an 8.4 crore INR bid from Rajasthan Royals, along with Varun Chakravarthy. Unadkat’s left-arm pace and his knack for taking wickets earned him a notable spot among the top players in that season’s auction.

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