Top 10 Highest-Paid & Expensive Cricketers in IPL 2023
Tata IPL 2023 Auction was held in Kochi on 23rd December 2022. And in this Auction total of 405 players are listed, most of which are uncapped and the rest are big players. In this auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad has the highest purse of Rs. 42.25 crores. Big players like Dawid Malan, Joe Root, and Rossouw get unsold instead of good performing in Internationals.
IPL 2023 Auction All Teams Money in their Purse
|Teams||Amount (in Rs)|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||42.25 Crores|
|Delhi Capitals||19.45 Crores|
|Punjab Kings||32.2 Crores|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||8.75 Crores|
|Chennai Super Kings||20.45 Crores|
|Mumbai Indians||20.55 Crores|
|Rajasthan Royals||13.2 Crores|
|Gujarat Titans||19.25 Crores|
|Lucknow Super Giants||23.35 Crores|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||7.05 Crores|
1. Sam Curran Sold to PBKS
England All-rounder Sam Curran is the most expensive player in IPL 2023 Auction. His base price was Rs. 2 Cr which comes to Rs. Rs. 18.5 Crores. 24 yrs old Sam Curran was the man of the tournament of the T20 World Cup 2022 which was the main reason for his big price. He not only becomes the expensive player in the IPL 2023 auction. He is the most expensive player in IPL history.
Sam Curran was born on 3rd June 1998 and he is currently 24 years old. Sam was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is known as Sam Curran and his full name is Samuel Matthew Curran. He has a height of 5 feet and 11 inches. He was born into a family of cricketers. His father Kevin Curran has played professional cricket. He has two brothers named Ben Curran and Tom Curran who also play cricket.
2. Cameron Green Sold to Mumbai Indians
Australian All-rounder Cameron Green Sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs.17.5 Crores. Mumbai Indians bought him for the replacement of Kieron Pollard. Green is a very powerful all-rounder who is good at both batting and bowling. Because of his all round performance for Australia he sold for 17.5 Cr and become the 2nd most expensive player in IPL 2023 Auction.
3. Ben Stokes Sold to Chennai Super Kings
England star All-rounder Ben Stokes became the 3rd most expensive & highest-paid player in Tata IPL 2023 Auction. Chennai Super Kings bought him for Rs. 16.25 Crores. He get sold 15+ crores for 3 times in IPL Auction. This shows the value of Ben Stokes he is not only a player he is a match winner. By his all-round performance he won his team many times. One of the best example is Final match of ICC World Cup 2019. In IPL 2023 he will played under the captaincy of MS Dhoni he would be very happy.
4. Nicholas Pooran Sold to Lucknow Super Giants
Windies Wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran sold to Lucknow Super Giants for Rs. 16 Crores. West Windies captain Pooran is a dangerous player but in this T20 world cup 2022 they eliminated from group stage. We hope that he will play very well under the captaincy of KL Rahul and will reached to playoffs. Lucknow Super Giants is a very strong team they was reached to playoffs in IPL 2022. So, Pooran would be very happy to become the member of this family.
5. Harry Brook Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad
English Opener Harry Brook sold to Sunriser Hyderabad for Rs.13.25 Crores. He is a destructive batsman of England. Many teams made plan to bought Brook but SRH had the big purse so no one can bought him and he sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Only 23yrs Harry Brook would be very to be a part of SRH team.
6. Mayank Agarwal Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Indian opener Mayank Agarwal sold to Sunriser Hyderabad for Rs. 8.25 Crores. He is the most expensive Indian player of IPL 2023 Auction. He played for Punjab Kings in IPL 2022. After the bad performance for PBKS in IPL 2022. He has been released from PBKS. But people knows how is his potential thats why he sold at large amount of price. 31 yrs Mayank Agarwal has good records in domestic cricket as well as in IPL also. He would be very happy to play and being a part of Sunsrisers Hyderbad in the IPL 2023.
7. Shivam Mavi Sold to Gujarat Titans
Uncapped Indian Fast bowler Shivam Mavi sold to Gujarat Titans for Rs. 6 Crores. He played for Kolkata Knight Riders in last IPL. Mavi’s maximum bowling speed is 140+ kph which is the plus point of him. Young Shivam Mavi would be very happy after seeing his price. And also be very happy to become a part of IPL 2022 Champions Gujarat Titans. In IPL 2023 he will play under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya which will make him a more mature player.
8. Jason Holder Sold to Rajasthan Royals
West Windies All-rounder Jason Holder sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 5.75 Crores for the replacement of Ben Stokes. He is a very good all-rounder of West Windies. He would be very happy to become a part of Rajasthan Royals. And hope he will give his 100%.
9. Mukesh Kumar Sold to Delhi Capitals
Another Uncapped Indian fast bowler Mukesh Kumar sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs. 5.50 Crores. He played domestic cricket for West Bengal and due to his good performances for West Bengal in 1st class cricket. He has been sold to DC at huge amount of price. His base price was Rs. 50 Lakhs which jumps to 5.50 Crores. Now he would be very happy to play under Australian Cricketer David Warner and Ricky Ponting which will make him more mature.
10. Heinrich Klaasen Sold to Sunrisers Hyderbad
South African Keeper Klaasen Sold to Sunrisers Hyderbad for Rs. 5.25 Crores. He is one of the most dangerous and destructive batsman in the world at T20 format. Once he start hitting no one can stop him. Sunrisers Hyderabad would be very happy after buying him.And also Klaseen would be very happy to play and being a part of Sunrisers Hyderbad.