IPL: Most Expensive Players Over The Years

A list of most expensive players in each season. February 17, by Syed Yusuf

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2008

In first ever auction, former Indian captain MS Dhoni attracted every bidder's attention. CSK bought Dhoni for whopping Rs 9 crore. (Image: CSK/Instagram)

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2009

CSK always target one big player and then make him part of their team. Andrew Flintoff became the most expensive player when CSK bought him for Rs 9.8 crore. (Image: Twitter)

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2010

Mumbai Indians bought Kieron Pollard for Rs 4.8 crore in 3rd edition of IPL. Pollard has been match winner for MI. (Image: Pollard/Instagram)

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2011

In 2011, SRK re-transformed his IPL team, bought Gambhir for Rs 14.9 crores. Gambhir led KKR to 2 IPL tournament wins. (Image: Gambhir/Instagram)

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2012

CSK likes to buy the most expensive player, this time they went after India's current best all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. He was sold to CSK for Rs 12.8

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2013

Glenn Maxwell is one the most dangerous batsmen in T20. MI bought him for Rs 6.3 crore but he hardly played for MI. (Image: IPL T20.com)

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2014 & 2015

In 2014, RCB bought Yuvraj Singh for a big amount of Rs 14 crore. Yuvraj making a comeback in that season had a decent outing. In 2015, Delhi Daredevils bought him as the most expensive player for Rs 16 crores. (Image: RCB.com)

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2016

Shane Watson was sold to RCB for Rs 9.5 crores. Watson has an average season with bat. (Image: Shane/Instagram)

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2017

The former team of IPL, RPS went after England's all rounder. Ben Stokes was bought by RPS for Rs 14.5 crores. (Image: Stokes/Instagram)

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2018

After RR's comeback, they bought the all-rounder Ben Stokes for Rs 12.5 crores. He played many match winning knocks for RR. (Image: Stokes/Instagram)

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2019

In 2019, Jaydev Unadkat surprised everyone by becoming the most expensive player of the season. The bowler was sold for Rs 8.4 cr. (Image: Jaydev/Instagram)

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2020

Pat Cummins was last edition's most expensive player. The Australian fast bowler was bought by KKR for Rs 15.5 crores. (Image: KKR/Instagram)

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