IPL 2023 PLAYER AUCTION
If you’ve missed it, don’t worry because here we are with details because the TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction was a true spectacle to behold! As you must be knowing by now, with ten franchises gathering in Kochi to battle it out for the best players, there was no shortage of excitement. All-rounders were the clear stars of the show, with their versatility and skill in high demand.
The buzz around English all-rounder Sam Curran was palpable even before his name was called, and guess what, he did not disappoint. In fact, he shattered records by becoming the most expensive player in IPL auction history, with Punjab Kings snatching him up for an eye-watering INR 18.50 Crore.
But he wasn’t the only one making headlines. Cameron Green and Ben Stokes both raked in massive amounts as well, with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings respectively shelling out INR 17.50 Crore and 16.25 Crore for their services. Even Indian batting superstar Mayank Agarwal made a big move to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 8.25 crore.
And let’s not forget the bowlers, with pace sensation Shivam Mavi commanding a whopping INR 6 crores from defending champions Gujarat Titans.
The auction was a thrilling showcase of the intense bidding wars and intriguing mind games that make the IPL such a beloved tournament. With all these talented players now signed up, we can’t wait to see what the upcoming season has in store!