- 1 Top 10 Most Expensive-Highest Paid IPL Player 2017:
- 1.0.1 Ben Strokes (Rising Pune Supergiant -14.5 Crores):
- 1.0.2 Tymal Mills (Royal Challengers Bangalore – Rs 12 crore):
- 1.0.3 Kagiso Rabab (Delhi Daredevils -5 crores):
- 1.0.4 Trent Boult ( Kolkata Knight Rider -5 Crores):
- 1.0.5 Pat Cummins (Delhi Daredevil -4.5 Crores):
- 1.0.6 Chris Woakes (Kolkata Knight Rider-4.2 crores):
- 1.0.7 Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad-4 crores):
- 1.0.8 Nathan Coulter-Nile (Kolkata Knight Riders-3.5 Crores):
- 1.0.9 Karan Sharma (Mumbai Indians-3.3 crores):
- 1.0.10 T Natarajan (Kings XI Punjab-3 Crores):
Top 10 Most Expensive IPL Player 2017: On 20 Feb every cricket fan was glued to television, as world’s biggest T20 league auction was going on. This year auction brought us many unexpected bidding strategies from all the team’s owner. Every year each team have their different bidding strategies, some teams would bid on their targeted player while another team like Sunrisers Hyderabad, while other team like Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challenge Bangalore just to increase their opponent bidding cost resulting in the reduction in opponents bidding budget. There we present you with the list of top 10 highest paid player in IPL 2017 or as you can say Most expensive IPL player of 2017.
This year No. 1 international T20 bowler Imran Tahir and Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma were left unsold after the auction. While Rising Pune Supergiants bought England allrounder Ben Strokes for enormous 14.5 Crores for this season which made the most costliest player for IPL 2017.After superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni voluntary retirement from Captaincy Strokes would be the new captain for the team. While some other uncapped Indian player like Basil Thampy Kerala was brought by Gujarat Lions for 85 lakhs.They also took over the Rajasthan pacer Nathu Singh for Rs 50 lakh.Aniket Choudhary Rajasthan medium pacer was sold for 20 Crores to RCB similarly, Krishnappa Gowtham spinner from Karnataka was also sold for 20 crores. Gowtham was again brought by Mumbai Indian. This uncapped Indian player got a huge endorsement from this year’s auction.
Till today Yuvraj Singh(16 Crores in 2015 brought by Delhi Daredevil) holds the record for Most Expensive IPL player in the history of IPL auction.
Top 10 Most Expensive-Highest Paid IPL Player 2017:
Ben Strokes (Rising Pune Supergiant -14.5 Crores):
Ben Strokes England’s allrounder was sold to Rising Pune Supergiant for unbeatable 14.5 Crores. Making him the most expensive foreign player in IPL history. Surely Ben Strokes is a mind blowing player but while other great players like Martin Guptill, Jason Roy remained unsold raises the question that is he really worth it? We hope that Ben Strokes do his best and make his team proud. Thus Ben Strokes ranked First on our list of top 10 most Expensive IPL Player of 2017.
Tymal Mills (Royal Challengers Bangalore – Rs 12 crore):
Tymal Mills another England player who got lots of attention this year IPL auction. He has an amazing record of bowling in a difficult situation, with the economy only 7.2. This factor made Royal Challenger Banglore raise their bid up to 12 Crores. But with England playing two series for England team(possibly will not play half of the IPL session) in May this year does surely raise question that was he really worth it. Tymal Mills ranks second on our list of most Expensive IPL auctioned player.
Kagiso Rabab (Delhi Daredevils -5 crores):
Kagiso Rabab is a young South African bowler was signed by Delhi Daredevil for 5 Crores getting him in thrid position of our list of ton 10 Highest Paid IPL Player in 2017. Known as world’s most valued International bowler, it seems that Delhi Daredevil made pretty perfect decision regarding him. Let’s hope that Kagiso Rabab will continue his mind-blowing performance for Daredevil as well.
Trent Boult ( Kolkata Knight Rider -5 Crores):
Trent Boult is New Zealand’s star left-armed fast bowler. Even after having a bad year with Sunriser Hyderabad, Mumbai Indian and Kolkata Knight Rider were convinced of his abilities. Thus have a base price of 1 Crore still Trent Boult was sold for 5 Crores to Kolkata Knight Rider. making him fourth on our list of top 10 most expensive buy of IPL auction 2017.
Pat Cummins (Delhi Daredevil -4.5 Crores):
Pat Cummins fast bowler from Australia has ranked fifth on ur list of top 10 most expensive IPL player 2017. Delhi Daredevil bought him for massive 4.5 Crores. Pat Cummins has proved his abilities in last few IPL, so it seems that he is worth every penny.
Chris Woakes (Kolkata Knight Rider-4.2 crores):
Chris Woakes England’s all-rounder was bought for 4.2 Crores rs by Kolkata Knight Rider in this years IPL auction. By the presence of Chris Woakes in Kolkata Knight Rider which is surely one of the power house team of this tournament is surely strengthen. KKR while surely try to claim the title of champion surely once again and fans from all over the country are as well excited to see him playing on field in this fresh inning on 7 April.
Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad-4 crores):
Rashid Khan 18 years old young Afghanistan’s leg-spinner was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 4 crores which makes him most expensive Afghani player ever in IPL surely he is worth it. Delhi Daredevils and Gujrat lion both teams wanted this player they raise bid up to 2 crores during auction later then Sunrisers and Delhi took interest in him.
Nathan Coulter-Nile (Kolkata Knight Riders-3.5 Crores):
Nathan Coulter-Nile is Australian right arm fast bowler, Kolkata Knight Rider took him in an auction for 3.5 crores making him eight on our list…He has sn amazing economy of just 7.5 with 21 wickets in last IPL season. The right arm fast bowler from Australia was bought for 3.5 Crore by Kolkata Knight Riders making him Highest Paid IPL Player in 2017.
Karan Sharma (Mumbai Indians-3.3 crores):
Karan Sharma is Indian allrounder and Mumbai Indian got him for 3.3 crores making him costliest Indian player in the auction. He has an economy of 7.63 and strike rate of 115.02 and was a real stand up player for Sunrisers in 2014 making him so much valuable player.
T Natarajan (Kings XI Punjab-3 Crores):
T Natarajan is a uncapped India player representing Tamil Nadu in state matches.Even though his base price was just ten lakh Kings XI Punjab took him for three crores rs making him most expensive player uncapped player.
So this is the top 10 most expensive, Highest and costliest player in the auction of VIVO IPL 2017. Hope you guys like our post if you don’t agree about anything or have some suggestion do comment below.