IPL Mega Auction 2022: Top 10 Expensive Players

by GoNews Desk Feb 20, 2022 • 08:17 AM Views 1107

Bengaluru hosted the IPL Mega Auction 2022 from February 12 to February 13. The 10 IPL clubs paid over Rs 551 crore on 204 players, including 67 overseas cricketers, during the auction.

Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, was the most expensive player sold at the end of the two-day auction. During Day 1, Mumbai Indians paid Rs 15.25 crore for Ishan Kishan. The Mumbai Indians were able to purchase Kishan despite a bidding war with SunRisers Hyderabad. In the 15th edition of the IPL, he will continue to play for the Mumbai Indians.

Top 10 most expensive players sold at IPL Mega Auction

1. Ishan Kishan purchased by Mumbai Indians for Rs15.25 crore

2. Deepak Chahar purchased by Chennai Super Kings for Rs14 crore

3. Shreyas Iyer purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs12.25 crore

4. Liam Livingstone purchased by Punjab Kings for Rs11.50 crore

5. Shardul Thakur purchased by Delhi Capitals for Rs10.75 crore

6. Wanindu Hasaranga purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs10.75 crore

7. Harshal Patel purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore -for Rs10.75 crore

8. Nicholas Pooran purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs10.75 crore

9. Lockie Ferguson purchased by Gujarat Titans for Rs10 crore

10. Avesh Khan purchased by Lucknow Super Giants for Rs10 crore