Most Expensive Players in IPL History (All Time, Year Wise, Indian Players & Foreign Players

Most Expensive Players in IPL History::-KKR bought Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc for an unbelievable ₹24.75 crore, while Sunrisers Hyderabad paid ₹20.50 crore for Australian skipper Cummins.

Out of 213 Indians and 116 foreigners, 77 places are open for the franchises to fill. The format is simple. The players’ names are randomly picked from a bag and divided into sets according to their talents.

This article covers the most expensive players ever sold at auction in the Indian Premier League (IPL), broken down each season, as well as the 2024 auction and previous years’ bidding wars.

Most Expensive Players in IPL History

Most Expensive Player in IPL History All Time

PlayerTeamPrice (INR)IPL Year
Mitchell StarcKolkata Knight Riders24.75 crores2024
Pat CumminsSun Risers Hyderabad20.50 crores2024
Daryl MitchellChennai Super Kings14 crores2024
Chris MorrisRajasthan Royals16.25 crores2022
Nicholas PooranLucknow Super Giants16 crores2021
Yuvraj SinghDelhi Daredevils16 crores2015
Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians16 crores2023
Ravindra JadejaChennai Super Kings16 crores2023
Rishabh PantDelhi Capitals16 crores2023
Ishan KishanMumbai Indians15.25 crores2022
Kylie Jamieson Royal Challengers Bangalore15 crores2022
Ben StokesRising Pune Supergiant14.5 crores2017
Deepak ChaharChennai Super Kings14 crores2020
Yuvraj SinghRoyal Challengers Bangalore14 crores2014
Shreyas IyerKolkata knight riders12.25 crores2022

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Year Wise Most Expensive Players in IPL

YearPlayerTeamPrice (INR)
2023Sam CurranPunjab Kings18.50 crores
2022Ishan KishanMumbai Indians15.25 crores
2021Chris MorrisRajasthan Royals16.25 crores
2020Pat CumminsKolkata Knight Riders15.5 crores
2019Jaydev UnadkatRajasthan Royals8.4 crores
2019Varun ChakravarthyKings XI Punjab8.4 crores
2018Ben StokesRajasthan Royals12.5 crores
2017Ben StokesRising Pune Supergiant14.5 crores
2016Shane WatsonRoyal Challengers Bangalore9.5 crores
2015Yuvraj SinghDelhi Daredevils16 crores
2014Yuvraj SinghRoyal Challengers Bangalore14 crores
2013Glenn MaxwellMumbai Indians6.3 crores
2012Ravindra JadejaChennai Super Kings12.8 crores
2011Gautam GambhirKolkata Knight Riders14.9 crores
2010Shane BondMumbai Indians4.8 crores
2010 Kieron PollardMumbai Indians4.8 crores
2009Kevin PietersenRoyal Challengers Bangalore9.8 crores
2009Andrew FlintoffChennai Super Kings9.8 crores
2008MS DhoniChennai Super Kings9.8 crores

Most Expensive Indian Players in IPL history

PlayerPrice (INR)Team
Sam Curran18.50 croresPunjab Kings
Cameron Green17.50 croresMumbai Indians
Ben Stokes16.25 croresChennai Super Kings
Nicholas Pooran16 croresLucknow Super Giants
Harry Brook13.25 croresSunrisers Hyderabad
Mayank Agarwal8.25 croresSunrisers Hyderabad
Shivam Mavi6 croresGujarat Titans
Jason Holder5.75 croresRajasthan Royals
Mukesh Kumar5.5 croresDelhi Capitals
Heinrich Klassen5.25 croresSunrisers Hyderabad

Most Expensive Players in IPL 2023 Auction

YearPlayerTeamPrice (INR)
2015Yuvraj SinghDelhi Daredevils16 crores
2023Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians16 crores
2023Ravindra JadejaChennai Super Kings16 crores
2023Rishabh PantDelhi Capitals16 crores
2022Ishan KishanMumbai Indians15.25 crores
2020Deepak ChaharChennai Super Kings14 crores
2014Yuvraj SinghRoyal Challengers Bangalore14 crores
2014Dinesh KarthikDelhi Daredevils12.50 crores
2022Shreyas IyerKolkata Knight Riders12.25 crores


  1. Who is the most expensive IPL Player ever?

    Australian pace stalwart Mitchell Starc is the most expensive player in IPL, bought by KKR in the IPL Auction 2024 for a whooping amount of ₹24.75 crores.

  2. Who is the most expensive Indian player in the IPL?

    Yuvraj Singh was the first ever most expensive Indian player bought by Delhi Daredevil at ₹16 crores, followed by Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, and Rishabh Pant by the same amount of ₹16 crores.

  3. Who is the most expensive foreign player in the IPL?

    Australian player Mitchell Starc is the most expensive foreign player in IPL, bought by KKR in IPL auctions 2024 at ₹24.75 crores.

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