A total of 11 players crossed the Rs 10-crore mark at the IPL 2022 auctions
Ishan Kishan, picked by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore, is the most expensive player at the IPL 2022 auction and leads the 10-crore club.
Deepak Chahar, picked by Chennai Super Kings for 14 crore, is second and also the most expensive Indian bowler in the IPL of all time. Shreyas Iyer, picked for Rs 12.25 crore by KKR, is third.
Harshal Patel (10.75 Cr to RCB), Shardul Thakur (10.75 Cr to DC), Prasidh Krishna (10 Cr to RR) and Avesh Khan (10 Cr to LSG) are the other Indian players to invite bids of over Rs 10 crore.
Liam Livingstone (11.5 Cr to PBKS) is the highest earning overseas player. Wanindu Hasaranga (10.75 Cr to RCB), Nicholas Pooran, (10.75 Cr to SRH), Lockie Ferguson (10 Cr to GT) are the other overseas player for whom the 10-crore barrier was breached.
At the end of the two-day auction, wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan emerged as the most expensive player sold. Mumbai Indian had bought Ishan Kishan for Rs 15.25 crore during Day 1. Mumbai Indians were successfully able to fend off a bidding war from SunRisers Hyderabad to buy Kishan. He will continue to play for Mumbai Indians in the 15th Edition of the IPL.
The second biggest purchase at IPL Mega Auction 2022 was for Deepak Chahar who went to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 14 crore. Avesh Khan was the expensive uncapped player sold at IPL Mega Auction 2022. Lucknow Super Giants bought Khan for Rs 10 crore.
England all-rounder Liam Livingstone was the most expensive overseas player at the IPL Mega Auction 2022. After an intense bidding war with Gujarat Titans and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Day 2 of the auction, he was bought by Punjab Kings for a whopping Rs 11.50 crore. On Day 1, Sri Lankan cricketer Wanindu Hasaranga was the most expensive foreign player sold at the auction for Rs 10.75 crore to Royal Challengers Bangalore.