Shreyas Iyer was the most expensive player sold in IPL Auction 2022 until Indian Batsman-wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan gained a 15.25 crore contract from his old franchise. Shreyas has been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 12.25 crore. Kolkata seems to have got their new captain.
Costliest Player of all IPL
|Year||Players & Teams||Price (in INR)|
|2008||MS Dhoni (CSK)||9.5 crore|
|2009||Kevin Pietersen (RCB), Andrew Flintoff (CSK)||9.8 crore|
|2010||Shane Bond (KKR), Kieron Pollard (MI)||4.8 crore|
|2011||Gautam Gambhir (KKR)||14.9 crore|
|2012||Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)||12.8 crore|
|2013||Glenn Maxwell (MI)||6.3 crore|
|2014||Yuvraj Singh (RCB)||14 crore|
|2015||Yuvraj Singh (DD)||16 crore|
|2016||Shane Watson (RCB)||9.5 crore|
|2017||Ben Stokes (RPS)||14.5 crore|
|2018||Ben Stokes (RR)||12.5 crore|
|2019||Jaydev Unadkat (RR), Varun Chakravarthy (KXIP)||8.4 crore|
|2020||Pat Cummins (KKR)||15.5 crore|
|2021||Chris Morris (RR)||16.25 crore|
|2022||Ishan Kishan (MI)||15.25 crore|
Other players in IPL Auction 2022
IPL Auction 2022: Marco Jensen bought by Hyderabad
South African fast bowler Marco Jensen, who is more than six feet tall, has a base price of Rs 50 lakh. In the last season, Jensen played for Mumbai Indians. Recently, he bowled lethally during India’s tour of South Africa. Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Marco Jensen for Rs 4.2 crore.
Lucknow paid 90 lakhs for spin all-rounder Krishnappa Gautam. His starting price was Rs 50 lakh. Gautam became the most expensive spin player in the most recent auction in 2021. Chennai paid 9.25 crores for him. This time, their price has been reduced by more than tenfold.
Indian fast bowler Sandeep Sharma was bought by Punjab Kings for his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Last season Sandeep played for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
India’s test wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha was bought by Gujarat Titans for Rs 1.90 crore. He is the first wicketkeeper bought by Gujarat. Saha went unsold in the first round.
India’s left arm fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed had a base price of Rs 50 lakh. Khaleel was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 5.25 crore. Khaleel played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last season.
The base price of India’s young fast bowler Chetan Sakaria was Rs 50 lakh. He was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 4.20 crore. In the last season, Chetan played for Rajasthan Royals.
India’s pace bowling all-rounder Vijayshankar had a base price of Rs 50 lakh. Gujarat Titans bought Vijayshankar for Rs 1.4 crore in IPL Auction 2022. Last time he played for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Gujarat Titans paid Rs 1.70 crore for India’s spin bowling all-rounder Jayant Yadav. For him, there was a battle between the Lucknow Super Giants and the Gujarat Titans.
Indian all-rounder Deepak Hooda had a great performance in the recent series against West Indies. His base price is Rs 75 lakh. Hooda was bought by Lucknow Super Giants for Rs 5.75 crore.
England’s T20 specialist Liam Livingstone has a base price of Rs 1 crore. In the last season, he played for Rajasthan Royals. This time Livingstone was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 11.50 crore.
Last time the highest wicket-taker in IPL, Harshal Patel was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Harshal took 32 wickets in the 2021 IPL. His base price is Rs 2 crore. Harshal has been bought back by Bangalore. It sold for Rs 10.75 crore.
Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami had a base price of Rs 2 crore. The last time he was bought by Punjab Kings. This time he was bought by Gujarat Titans for Rs 6.25 crore. He is the first player bought by Gujarat in the auction.
The Mumbai Indians paid Rs 1.30 crore for Indian fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat. There was a bidding war for him between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. Unadkat was a member of the Rajasthan Royals last season.
Mumbai Indians paid Rs 65 lakh for leg spinner Mayank Markandey. His starting price was Rs 50 lakh.
The base price of Indian fast bowler Navdeep Saini was Rs 75 lakhs. Saini was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2.60 crore. In the last season, Saini played for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem was bought by Lucknow Super Giants for Rs 50 lakh.
Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar was bought by Mumbai Indians for 300000. Last time also Mumbai Indians had bought Arjun Tendulkar for 20 lakhs, although he did not get a chance to play any match.
Indian fast bowler Siddharth Kaul was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 75 lakh.
Under-19 star Vicky Ostwal was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 lakh.
Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 2 crore.
Unsold Player in IPL Auction 2022
Australia’s Steve Smith remained unsold in IPL Auction 2022. His base price was Rs 2 crore. The last time he was in the team Delhi Capitals.
Indian veteran allrounder Suresh Raina also went unsold. England’s leading pacer and death over specialist Chris Jordan was unable to find a buyer. He remained repurchased.
Lungi Ngidi, the South African fast bowler, remained unsold. He spent the previous season with the Chennai Super Kings.
Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile remained unsold. South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi and Afghanistan spinner Kayas Ahmed also remained unsold.
Karn Sharma, Ish Sodhi and Piyush Chawla remained unsold. The spin trio did not find any buyers.
Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1 crore.
Australian wicket-keeper batsman and hero of ICC T20 worldcup Matthew Wade was bought by Gujarat Titans for Rs 2.40 crore.
South Africa’s explosive batsman David Miller was bought by Gujarat Titans for Rs 3 crore. He went unsold the first time.
The base price of West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder was Rs 1.50 crore. Last time he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad. This time he has been bought by Lucknow Super Giants for Rs 8.75 crore.
At the same time, David Warner and Pat Cummins have suffered heavy losses. Warner was last bought by Hyderabad for Rs 12 crore in IPL Auction 2022. This time Delhi has bought him for Rs 6.25 crore. Pat Cummins was last bought by Kolkata for Rs 15.50 crore. This time he has been bought by Kolkata for Rs 7.25 crore.
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South African batsman Faf du Plessis has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 7 crore. His base price was Rs 2 crore. Last time he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 3 crore.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult’s base price was Rs 2 crore. The last time Bolt was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 4 crore. This time he has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for eight crore rupees.
Sri Lankan mystery spinner Mahesh Thikshana was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 70 lakh. There was a bidding war between Kolkata and Chennai for them.
South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was last bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 4.20 crore. His base price was Rs 2 crore. This time he has been bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 9.25 crore. It is the most expensive one ever sold at auction.