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List of Most Expensive Player in IPL 2024 Auction

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction that was held in the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai had a total of 333 players for the bidding, 119 of whom were international players and 214 from India. 

The overall auction went very well as we got to see an exciting bidding battle between teams and various records being broken, for instance, Mitchell Starc becoming the most expensive player in IPL history.

In this article, we will discuss some of the top 10 most expensive players in the IPL 2024. 

Most Expensive Player in IPL 2024

Here’s the list of the top 10 most expensive players sold in the auction of Indian Premier League 2024.

Player Team Base Price Final Price
Mitchell Starc (AUS🛪) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) 2.00 cr. 24.75 cr.
Pat Cummins (AUS🛪) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) 2.00 cr. 20.50 cr.
Daryl Mitchell (NZ🛪) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) 1.00 cr. 14.00 cr.
Harshal Patel (IND) Punjab Kings (PBKS) 2.00 cr. 11.75 cr.
Alzarri Joseph (WI🛪) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) 1.00 cr. 11.50 cr.
Spencer Johnson (AUS🛪) Gujarat Titans (GT) 0.50 lac. 10.00 cr.
Sameer Rizvi (IND) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) 0.20 lac. 8.40 cr.
Rilee Rossouw (SA🛪) Punjab Kings (PBKS) 2.00 cr. 8.00 cr.
Shahrukh Khan (IND) Gujarat Titans (GT) 0.40 lac. 7.40 cr.
Rovman Powell (WI🛪)  Rajasthan Royals (RR) 1.00 cr. 7.40 cr.

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1. Mitchell Starc

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  • Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  • Base Price – ₹2 crore
  • Final Price – ₹24.75 crore

The Australian fast-paced bowler became the costliest player in IPL history ever after the Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for  ₹24.75 crore. Mitchel was following the auction at home in Sydney and got shocked and excited at the same time after he got to know about this deal. 

2. Pat Cummins

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  • Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
  • Base Price – ₹2 crore
  • Final Price – ₹20.50 crore

Pat Cummins – the second Australian player who sealed a deal as the Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him for ₹20.50 crore, making him the second most expensive player in IPL history. Pat was in high demand as various teams like Royal Challenger Banglore, Chennai Super King, and Sunrisers Hyderabad were bidding intensely for him.

3. Daryl Mitchell

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  • Team – Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  • Base Price – ₹1 crore
  • Final Price – ₹14 crore

Daryl Mitchel is an all-rounder from New Zealand who sealed a whopping million-dollar deal after getting sold to Chennai Super Kings for ₹14 Crore. The interesting thing is that he got to know about his selection in the CSK team while he was celebrating his daughter’s birthday – making him more happier.

4. Harshal Patel

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  • Team – Punjab Kings (PBKS)
  • Base Price – ₹2 Crore
  • Final Price – ₹11.75 crore

Harshal Patel is a fantabulous fast bowler acquired by Punjab Kings in the IPL 2024 auction for ₹11.75 crore. He played for RCB for the last three seasons and was the highest wicket-taker in the 2021 IPL season.

5. Alzarri Joseph

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  • Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Base Price – ₹1 crore
  • Final Price – ₹11.50 crore

Alzarri Joseph is a fantastic, fast-paced bowler who will play from the side of Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB bought him at a price of ₹11.50 crore. Alzarri was one of the top target players to add to the RCB team, confessed by the RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, Mo Bobat. 

6. Spencer Johnson

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  • Team – Gujarat Titans (GT) 
  • Base Price – ₹50 Lakhs
  • Final Price – ₹10 Crore

Spencer Johnson is an Australian pacer who will be playing from the side of Gujrat Titans in IPL 2024. There were primarily three teams wanting to buy Spencer Johnson Which includes: Gujrat Titans, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capital.

Kolkata Knight Riders stopped bidding at the price of 85 lakhs, but the battle between Delhi Capital and Gujrat Titans led the bid’s price to ₹10 Crore, leaving the Titans as the winner. 

7. Sameer Rizvi

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  • Team – Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  • Base Price – ₹20 Lakhs
  • Final Price – ₹8.40 Crore

The batsman from Uttar Pradesh, Sammer Rizvi, recently came into the limelight due to his exceptional performance in the UP T20 League, in which he scored 455 runs in nine innings. In the IPL 2024 auction, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for ₹8.40 crore.

However, other teams like Gujrat Titans and Delhi Capitals also wanted Sameer but CSK was the one who sealed this fantastic 20-year-old batter.

8. Rilee Rossouw

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  • Team – Punjab Kings (PBKS) 
  • Base Price – ₹2 crore
  • Final Price – ₹8 Crore

Rilee Rossouw, a South African cricket star, ignited a bidding war between the Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings after being unsold in the first round of the auction. Delhi Capitals tried their best to get Rilee, but sadly, they couldn’t. He was eventually sold to the Punjab Kings for ₹8 Crore. 

9. Shahrukh Khan

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  • Team – Gujarat Titans (GT)
  • Base Price – ₹40 Lakhs
  • Final Price – ₹7.40 Crore

During the auction, Punjab Kings and Gujrat Titans were bidding for Shahrukh Khan, an exceptional batter from Tamil Nadu. After a few bidding by both the teams, he was ultimately sold to the Gujarat Titans at the price of ₹7.40 crore. 

10. Rovman Powell

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  • Team – Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  • Base Price – ₹1 Crore
  • Final Price – ₹7.40 Crore

Rovman Powell, the middle-order batter and occasional medium-pace bowler, is sold to the Rajasthan Royals for the same price as Shahrukh Khan – ₹7.40 Crore. Also, know that he was the very first player to be sold in the IPL 2024 auction. 

Final Verdict

The 2024 IPL auction was a thrilling occasion as the teams competed with each other by betting massive amounts of money to acquire the best players. 

Many well-known players, such as Mitchell Starc made history by becoming the most expensive player in IPL history. While on the other hand, numerous new players are given the chance to display their capabilities in the 2024 Indian Premier League.

Now it is yet to discover how these players will play in the IPL 2024, which will begin in March and will likely last until the end of May. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q1. Who Sold the Highest in IPL 2024?

Ans. Mitchell Starc was sold highest in the IPL 2024 auction at the price of ₹24.75 crore. 

Q2. Will Virat Kohli Play IPL 2024?

Ans. Yes. Virat will be the opening batsman for the team along with Faf du Plessis. 

Q3. Which Players Are Unsold In IPL 2024?

Ans. There are many players who were left unsold in the IPL 2024 auction, for example, Steve Smith, Adil Rashid, Josh Inglis, Josh Hazlewood, James Vince, Tim Southee, and many more. 

Q4. Will Rohit Sharma Play In IPL 2024?

Ans. Yes. The Mumbai Indians team expects Rohit to continue playing a key role in the team as a captain. 

Here is a list of the Top 10 most expensive players in IPL 2024: –

1.Mitchell Starc

2. Pat Cummins

3. Daryl Mitchell

4. Harshal Patel

5. Alzarri Joseph

6. Spencer Johnson

7. Sameer Rizvi

8 .Rilee Rossouw

9. Shahrukh Khan

10. Rovman Powell



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