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10 Most Expensive Players In IPL History

10 Most Expensive Players In History Of IPL

Indian Premier League is proven to be the best domestic cricket competition ever in T20 format. It has given too much inspiration to the cricket fans and it is been really entertaining. It was first started in 2007 and since then, it has grown too much popularity around the world. IPL has achieved huge business level so far. By keeping in view it’s popularity, we have compiled a list of 10 Most Expensive Players In IPL History. Surely, you must be wondering about them. Scroll down to find out!

10. Andrew Flintoff (2009 Season)

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Bought In: $1.5 Million

In 2009 season of Indian Premier League, Andrew Flintoff was bought by Chennai Super Kings in $1.5 Million. But unfortunately, he was unable to perform like the he was considered because of many injuries in that season and later, Flintoff decided to retire from all forms of cricket. He takes the 10th place in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

9. Kevin Pietersen (2014 Season)

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Bought In: $1.5 Million

In 2014 season of Indian Premier League, Kevin Pietersen was bought by Delhi Daredevils in $1.5 Million. At that time, Kevin Pietersen was struggling with his cricket career, but Delhi managed to take a chance on him. In 2015 season, Delhi let him go and he was taken by another team. Kevin Pietersen holds the 9th place in the list of most expensive players IPL history.

8. Irfan Pathan (2011 Season)

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Bought In: $1.9 Million

Irfan Pathan has quiet a great reputation with his cricket career. In 2011 season of Indian Premier League, Irfan Pathan was bought by Delhi Daredevils in $1.9 Million. He was proved to be decently useful for Daredevils with both his bowling and batting skills. Irfan Pathan takes the 8th spot in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

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7. Ravindra Jadeja (2012 Season)

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Bought In: $2 Million

Ravindra Jadeja is been outstanding with his batting and bowling skills. But when Chennai Super Kings bought him for 2 Million, some people were astonished. But well, he was proved to be beneficial for the Chennai Super Kings which is been terrific in Indian Premier League, so far. Ravindra Radeja holds the 7th position in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

6. Rohit Sharma (2011 Season)

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Bought In: $2 Million

In 2011 season of Indian Premier League, Rohit Sharma, the opening batsman of the Indian Cricket Team was bought in $2 Million by Mumbai Indians. He is been so worthy for the team as he is the captain of the team and Mumbai Indians need him to be very focused and boosted with his performance. He is been on 6th spot in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

5. Dinesh Karthik (2014 Season)

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Bought In: $2.1 Million

Dinesh Karthik got an price tag of $2.1 Million, which was truly unexpected for him in 2014 season of Indian Premier League. Delhi Daredevils kept their hands on him and picked him up. Undoubtedly, he is a good player, but time is to perform better and better. Dinesh Karthik is been on 5th position in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

4. Robin Uthappa (2011 Season)

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Bought In: $2.1 Million

In 2011 season of Indian Premier League, Pune Warriors was a new team introduced. They got too much fame and made everyone astonished as they bought Robin Uthappa in $2.1 Million. The price tag was absolutely unexpected for Robin Uthappa, and he was a player who just scored around 50 runs in 10 consecutive IPL matches that he appeared in. Robin Uthappa is on 4th spot in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

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3. Yusuf Pathan (2011 Season)

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Bought In: $2.1 Million

Yusuf Pathan was on high-stakes in 2011 season of Indian Premier League. The price tag on him was $2.1 Million, which was all accepted by Kolkata Knight Riders to take this man in. At the time, he was making absolute jaw-dropping records and he was so worthy. Yusuf Pathan holds the 3rd spot in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

2. Gautam Gambhir (2011 Season)

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Bought In: $2.4 Million

Gautam Gambhir been a great opening batsman of Indian Cricket Team, and that’s why in IPL, many teams were looking to take him. Finally, Kolkata Knight Riders kept their hands on him and bought him in $2.4 Million. It worked pretty well, when he was declared as a captain of the team because the performances of KKR in previous IPL seasons is been terrific under his captaincy. Gautam Gambhir is on 2nd spot in the list of most expensive players in IPL history.

1. Yuvraj Singh (2015 Season)

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Bought In: $2.7 Million

Winner! In the 2014 season of IPL, Yuvraj Singh was bought by Royal Challenger Bangalore in $2.3 Million, but he was later been dropped by them. Then in 2015, his price tag was $2.7 Million and he was immediately been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders. His price tag was well deserved for him because of his back-to-back outstanding records in IPL. He holds the 1st spot in this list of most expensive players in history of IPL. Great player!

That’s all we have got here for now! So, how do you enjoy watching Indian Premier League? Share your thoughts! Who is your all-time favorite player in IPL?

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