Highlights from the IPL Auction 2023: Cameron Green came in second with 17.5 crore and Sam Curran was the most expensive purchase.
Sam Curran and Cameron Green broke the all-time auction record when they were selected by the Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians, respectively, for Rs 18.50 crore and Rs 17.50 crore.
Highlights from the IPL Auction 2023: Three of the most expensive purchases ever were made at the IPL 2023 auction, breaking previous records. Sam Curran of England and Cameron Green of Australia were selected by Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians for a total of Rs 18.50 crore and Rs 17.50 crore, respectively. The most expensive player ever sold in an IPL auction was Sam Curran.
Ben Stokes, the Test captain for England, was chosen by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 16.25 crore, matching the previous record holder Chris Morris. While everything was going on, Nicholas Pooran was acquired by Lucknow Supergiants for the highest sum ever paid for a player from the West Indies—Rs 16 crore. Harry Brook was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 13.25 crore to start the day. Mayank Agarwal was also purchased by SRH for Rs 8.25 crore.
Pacer Shivam Mavi was selected by Gujarat Titans for Rs 6 crore, while Mukesh Kumar was selected by Delhi Capitals for Rs 5.50 crore. Both players were among the unexpected billionaires. Amit Mishra, 40, was chosen by Lucknow Supergiants for Rs 50 lakh.