Top 10 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2022

IPL auctions are equally excited as the real game. Every year millions are spent on the players in order to make the team strong. This year 10 franchises were competing against each other for 590 players. About, Rs 551.70 crores were spent on 204 players within 2 days.

Every player is waiting eagerly for IPL auctions. This year many young talented players got the highest bids. Many young Indian stars got tagged as the highest auctioned players. Let’s see who are the top 10 most expensive IPL players in 2022.

List of Most Expensive IPL players in 2022:

  1. Ishan Kishan – Rs. 15,25,00,000
  2. Deepak Chahar – Rs. 14,00,00,000
  3. Shreyas Iyer – Rs. 12,25,00,000
  4. Liam Livingstone – Rs. 11,50,00,000
  5. Shardul Thakur – Rs. 10,75,00,000
  6. Wanindu Hasaranga – Rs. 10,75,00,000
  7. Harshal Patel – Rs. 10,75,00,000
  8. Nicholas Pooran – Rs. 10,75,00,000
  9. Lockie Ferguson – Rs. 10,00,00,000
  10. Avesh Khan – Rs. 10,00,00,000

1. Ishan Kishan – Rs. 15.25 Cr:

Ishan Kishan, most expensive IPL player 2022

This year Ishan Kishan has won the title of most expensive IPL player of 2022 with a whopping amount of Rs. 15.25 Cr. He was purchased by Mumbai Indians which he belonged earlier.

This young wicket-keeper and firing batsman has proven his skills and talent from time to time. He is currently the fiercest and most talented sportsman.

Initially, he was released by Mumbai Indians. But, he refused to accept the offers of Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Kings and returned to the auction pool. Later, he was bought by MI paying Rs. 15.25 Cr.

2. Deepak Chahar – Rs. 14 Cr:

Deepak Chahar, ipl players 2022

Deepak Chahar the right-hand bowler became the second most expensive player in IPL 2022. He was purchased for Rs. 14 Cr. by the yellow lions ‘CSK’.

Deepak has been playing for CSK last 6 years and wanted to continue in the yellow jersey. The bid started with a base price of Rs. 2 Cr. where DC and SRH were competing. CSK enters the bid at Rs. 11 Cr. and secured him for Rs. 14 Cr.

3. Shreyas Iyer – Rs. 12.25 Cr:

Shreyas Iyer, ipl players

Shreyas Iyer the right-handed batsman was purchased by KKR for Rs. 12.25 Cr. He was the most expensive buy of the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise.

The bidding war opened with a base price of Rs. 2 Cr. for Shreyas Iyer. DC (Delhi Capitals), LSG (Lucknow Super Giants), RCB (Royal Challengers Banglore), GT (Gujarat Titans), and KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) were in the bidding war for him.

Shreyas was playing for DC before and had led DC to two playoffs under his captaincy. He is a skilled batsman, is in perfect form for this IPL, and has become one of the most expensive players in IPL.

4. Liam Livingstone – Rs. 11.5 Cr:

Liam Livingstone, top 10 most expensive ipl players

Liam Livingstone an All-rounder of England was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs. 11.5 Cr. He is the most expensive overseas player in IPL 2022. He made his debut in IPL in 2021 and was playing for Rajasthan Royals.

Liam’s bid war started from a base price of Rs. 1 Cr. KKR, CSK, PBKS, GT, and SRH were bidding against each other for him. This All-rounder has proven his batting skills frequently. He was bought by RR for just Rs. 70 lakhs in IPL 2021 and now he is the most expensive overseas player.

5. Shardul Thakur – Rs. 10.75 Cr:

Shardul Thakur, most expensive IPL player

Shardul Thakur an Indian pacer was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs. 10.75 Cr. He is currently the best pacer on the Indian team and is included in every ODI and T20I match.

He was playing from CSK in the last 4 IPL seasons. His auction started with a base price of Rs. 2 Cr. PBKS, GT, DC, and CSK were competing against each other. At last, DC bagged him for Rs. 10.75 Cr.

This power-packed bowler is known for breaking partnerships. He is also called as ‘Lord’ by his fans. He has proven his skills and importance from time to time.

6. Wanindu Hasaranga – Rs. 10.75:

Wanindu Hasaranga, top IPL players

Wanindu Hasaranga a Sri-Lankan Allrounder was added by RCB in its fleet. He is a proficient spinner and most known for his googly. In the last IPL, he played as a replacement player for RCB.

The bidding war started with a base price of Rs. 1 Cr. SRH and PBKS also showed interest in him but RCB bagged him for Rs. 10.75 Cr. He has a very little experience with IPL so far.

But, his performance in international tournaments has uplifted his mark and forced IPL franchises to bid for him and became one of the most expensive players in IPL.

7. Harshal Patel – Rs. 10.75 Cr:

Harshal Patel, most expensive IPL players

The next sportsman in our list of most expensive IPL players in 2022 is Harshal Patel. He was purchased again by RCB for 10.75 Cr.

Harshal has been playing in red jersey for the last two IPL seasons. The bid started with a base price of Rs. 2 Cr. and was initiated by RCB. CSK and SRH were also interested but CSK left the chat after Rs. 4.2 Cr. and SRH left at Rs. 10.50 Cr.

8. Nicholas Pooran – Rs. 10.75 Cr:

Nicholos Pooran, Most expensive IPl Players 2022

West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran bagged a deal with SRH for Rs. 10.75 Cr. He is the eighth-most expensive player in IPL 2022.

The bidding war started between CSK and SRH with a base price of Rs. 1.5 Cr. CSK left as the price went above Rs. 5.25 Cr and KKR entered. As SRH was not willing to give up till the end they purchased Pooran for a whopping Rs. 10.75 Cr.

Nicholas was playing for PBKS for the last 3 IPL seasons and had impressed fans with his performance.

9. Lockie Ferguson – Rs. 10 Cr:

Lockie Ferguson, top 10 expensive ipl players

Lockie Ferguson, New Zealand’s pacer was bought by Gujarat Titans for Rs. 10 Cr. He is one of the most expensive overseas players in IPL 2022.

The base price was Rs. 2 Cr and a bidding war started between DC, GT, RCB, and LSG. Gujarat Titans were more interested in him than any other franchise. GT was in the bidding war from the beginning and was willing to pay the price.

Lockie was playing for KKR last 3 IPL seasons and had an average performance. His last IPL season performance was better.

10. Avesh Khan – Rs. 10 Cr:

Avesh Khan, IPL 2022

Avesh Khan, an Indian fast bowler became the most expensive uncapped player in the history of IPL when Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) bought him for Rs. 10 Cr. He broke the record by surpassing Krishnappa Gowtham who was bought for Rs. 9.25 Cr by CSK in IPL 2021.

CSK, LSG, MI, and SRH were in the bidding war for him. His base price was 20 lakhs and CSK started the bid. LSG was in the bid from the beginning and was not willing to back out. He was sold for 25 times his base price.

He was playing for DC for the last 4 IPL seasons and his performance in the last IPL season was noteworthy which made bidders bid more for him.

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