IPL 2022: 204 players were sold for INR 550 crores

Meanwhile, Deepak Chahar, who returned to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for INR 14 Crore, became the most expensive Indian pace bowler to be ever bought at the IPL Auction. 

IPL 2022: 204 players were sold for INR 550 crores
KKR owners Jahnavi Mehta, Aryan Khan, Suhana Khan during the auction. @

Bengaluru:  The ten franchises splurged INR 5,51,70,00,000 to buy 204 players during the two-day TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Auction in Bengaluru.

Ishan Kishan attracted the topmost bid of INR 15.25 Crore which saw him return to Mumbai Indians (MI).

Meanwhile, Deepak Chahar, who returned to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for INR 14 Crore, became the most expensive Indian pace bowler to be ever bought at the IPL Auction. 

Sharukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) broke the bank for Shreyas Iyer and bought the stylish right-handed batter for INR 12.25 Crore. 

Liam Livingstone, Wanindu Hasaranga, Nicholas Pooran, Shardul Thakur and Lockie Ferguson also made merry at the Auction while Avesh Khan became the most expensive uncapped player in the history of the IPL, with INR 10 Crore against his name, courtesy of the new IPL entrant Lucknow Super Giants (LSG).

Yash Dhull, skipper of India's U19 World Cup in 2022, is sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 50 Lakh on Sunday. Lalit Yadav is the first player under the uncapped all-rounders category. He is sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 65 Lakh.

TEAM PLAYER TYPE PRICE

Mumbai Indians

Ishan Kishan Wicket Keeper ₹15,25,00,000

Chennai Super Kings

Deepak Chahar Bowler ₹14,00,00,000

Kolkata Knight Riders

Shreyas Iyer Batsman ₹12,25,00,000

Punjab Kings

Liam Livingstone All-Rounder ₹11,50,00,000

Delhi Capitals

Shardul Thakur Bowler ₹10,75,00,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Wanindu Hasaranga All-Rounder ₹10,75,00,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Harshal Patel All-Rounder ₹10,75,00,000

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Nicholas Pooran Wicket Keeper ₹10,75,00,000

Gujarat Titans

Lockie Ferguson Bowler ₹10,00,00,000

Lucknow Super Giants

Avesh Khan Bowler ₹10,00,00,000

Rajasthan Royals

Prasidh Krishna Bowler ₹10,00,00,000