IPL 2022: Most Expensive Players In IPL History
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KL Rahul was offered 17 crores by the Lucknow franchise thus he become the joint-costliest player along with Virat Kohli in the history of the IPL
In the coming slides, we take a look at the top 8 most expensive players in the history of the Indian Premier League.
1. KL Rahul
Rahul will be leading the franchise after being their first pick in the draft.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kohli was retained by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for 17 crores in the 2018 mega auction. This made him the costliest player ever in the IPL
The Royals roped in Chris Morris for a whopping 16.5 crores in IPL 2021 making him the costliest buy that year.
4. Yuvraj Singh
Delhi Capitals invested 16 crores in 2015 to acquire former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.
5. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma, who won five IPL titles for Mumbai Indians was retained for 16 crores ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction.
6. Rishabh Pant
Pant was retained by Delhi Capitals for a hefty amount of 16 crores. He sits sixth in the list of most expensive players in the league.
7. Ravindra Jadeja
Chennai Super Kings
CSK retained Jadeja for 16 crores ahead of MS Dhoni who was retained for 12 crores
8. Pat Cummins
Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR roped in Pat Cummins for 15.5 crores in IPL 2020 and was retained for IPL 2021.