Highest Bid In IPL History 2023 :- Hello friends, my name is Mahendra Suthar and once again welcome all of you to our latest blog, so today our blog is going to be about Highest Bid In IPL History 2023 and most expensive players of IPL 2023. So let’s start now. The auction of IPL 2023 was held in Kochi on 23 December, in which the management of all the 10 teams playing IPL participated. And chose his favorite players. In this auction held in Kochi, there have been many big changes in the history of IPL, some players who used to be in the fast race every time got pitched and some new faces died.
Before the auction of IPL 2023, all the team managements were asked to list their retained and released players, the last date of which was kept on 15th November 2022 i.e. before 15th November, the management of all the teams had to retain their key players and those with poor performance. The players had to be released. According to the instructions, all the teams had announced their retained and released players before 15th November.
IPL 2023 Auction
The mini auction for IPL 2023 is going to be held in Kochi, a total of 405 players are taking part in the auction. Out of which 87 players will be bought based on the strategies of the former teams. It is the time before IPL when all the 10 franchises try to fine tune their strategies and prepare for the new season of IPL and also try to keep or buy players of their choice and performing well. Does IPL 2023 will be the 16th season of the world’s most popular T20 league, but before its start, the management and officials of all the teams will gather in Kochi for the auction of players. Last year’s IPL mega auction was a super hit as each franchise had to revamp their squad. However, this auction will also be no less important.
This time it is going to be mini auction which will end in a day, but this much is sure that the excitement will be same as last time, we are giving you every information before the auction starts. From team purses to new rules and how many slots a franchise can fill, you can read everything related to the auction here.
How many players are there in IPL 2023 auction
A total of 405 players will be auctioned in the IPL 2023 auction, out of which 273 will be Indian and 132 foreign players. 119 are capped cricketers and the other 296 are uncapped players. A total of 87 slots across all 10 franchises are to be filled, out of which a maximum of 30 slots can be bought by foreign players.To participate in the auction, players first register themselves. This time 991 players from 15 countries put their names up for the auction. Out of these, 369 players were shortlisted for the auction. But at the behest of the franchisees, the names of 36 more players have been added to it. Thus, the total number of players participating in the auction became 405. Batsmen, bowlers, wicketkeepers, all-rounders have been placed in different groups. And all these will be bid on in turn.
Who are Sold or Unsold Players?
In the auction, the auctioneers name the players and their base price, on which the franchisee raises its paddle. Players for whom at least one franchise raises the paddle are considered ‘sold’. More than one franchise can bid on a player, the player who bids the highest will join their team. If a franchise does not lift the paddle for a player, then that player is considered ‘unsold’.
What is base price?
The players are divided into different categories on the basis of their base price. In which the topmost bracket is Rs 2 crore. The next two brackets are of Rs 1.5 crore and Rs 1 crore. Uncapped players also have to register themselves at a base price of Rs 20 lakh or more.
What is Player Retention in IPL 2023?
The process of retention of players has also been kept in IPL, in which the management of all the teams is given the opportunity to retain their main players, that is, to take them back to their team. Mainly there are 2 forms of auction first mega auction in which team management gets chance to retain 3 players rest all players go to auction. And the second is such an auction in which the team management has to retain 15 to 18 players according to their choice, all the rest of the released players are left for the auction. In the year 2022 the first form of auction ie mega auction was adopted but for the year 2023 IPL the second form of auction mini auction has been adopted.
What is a “Right To Match” card?
The Right to Match card, introduced in the IPL, is an option for a team to retain a player, by matching the highest bid amount by another team for the player during the auction. Teams that have already retained three players can use two RTM cards, while teams that have retained less than three players can use three cards.
IPL 2023 Teams and their Captains
A total of 10 teams have joined the IPL seasons so far. In which the teams of Lucknow and Gujarat were added in the IPL of the year 2022. In the list given below, we have given you the names of all the teams along with their captains, which will give you all the information about IPL 2023.
|Chennai Super Kings||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Faf Du Plessis|
|Rajsthan Royals||Sanju Samson|
|Delhi capitals||Rishabh Pant|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||shreyas iyer|
|Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma|
|Lucknow Super Giants||K L Rahul|
|Punjab Kings||Shikhar Dhawan|
|Sunrise Hyderabad||Kane Williamson|
|Gujarat Titans||Hardik Pandya|
Highest Bid In IPL History 2023
The IPL 2023 auction was held on December 23 in Kochi, in which a total of 405 players will be auctioned, of which 273 are Indian and 132 are foreign players. 119 are capped cricketers and the other 296 are uncapped players. A total of 87 slots across all 10 franchises are to be filled, out of which a maximum of 30 slots can be bought by foreign players. Now let us tell you about the most expensive players: –
1.Sam Karan ( Rs.18.50 Cr. )
Yes friends, Sam Karan has become the most expensive player not only in IPL 2023 but in the history of the entire IPL. Last year, Karan, playing for the Punjab team, had done very well, because of his brilliant performance in IPL and T20 World Cup, he was bought at a big bid. Karan, who played the role of an all-rounder, made his IPL debut with the Punjab team. With a scintillating start to his season, Sam Curran has shown everyone that he is capable of years beyond his years.
England all-rounder Sam Karan was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 18.25 crore. Karan was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant bowling against Pakistan in the final of the T20 World Cup. Karan was also the player of the tournament. All-rounder Karan did well for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the last season of IPL.
Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings all made handsome bids for Sam Karan. The team of Punjab Kings included Karan in their team with a very big bid beyond the expectations of all. The costliest player in the IPL so far was South African all-rounder Chris Morris, who was bought by Rajasthan Royals in 2021 for Rs 16.25 crore.
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2.Cameron Green ( Rs.17.5 Cr.)
All-rounder Cameron Green said the IPL auction day was a special day for him but the huge price tag of Rs 17.5 crore will not affect his confidence or the way he looks at the game. Australia all-rounder Cameron Green says bagging a whopping Rs 17.5 crore in the Indian Premier League is a ‘special feeling’ that he will not forget for the rest of his life. Green was first bought by the Mumbai Indians in the cash-rich T20 league in India when the 23-year-old turned out to be a lucrative bid.
Green was preparing for the Test against South Africa when he saw the IPL 2023 auction on TV. Green participated in the auction for the first time. There was a big bidding between Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals but Mumbai Indians bought him for Rs 17.5 crores.
Delhi were in the running for Rs 17.25 crore, but Green was bought by Mumbai making him the second costliest player in the history of IPL auctions. Punjab Kings bought England all-rounder player Sam Curran for Rs 18.5 crore in Kochi on 23 December.
Green has played only 8 T20Is but Green proved his worth during the T20I series against India which forced the Australian selectors to draft him in the T20 World Cup squad. Green will join Mumbai Indians as the 5-time champions Mumbai Indians need a good all-rounder to replace Kieron Pollard. Pollard retired from IPL a few days before the auction and joined MI as the batting coach.
3.Ben Stokes ( Rs.16.25 Cr. )
Ben Stokes will now play under the captaincy of MS Dhoni as he has been bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 16.25 crore. Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore initially bid on this star all-rounder but they could not get him. Lucknow Super Giant and Sunrisers Hyderabad also joined the bidding race later but the CSK team made every effort to get Stokes and included him in their camp.This will be the second time that Stokes will play under Dhoni’s captaincy in the IPL. In 2017, he was in the Rising Pune Supergiant team. Steve Smith was the captain of the team that season.
Stokes first participated in the IPL auction for the first time in 2017. He emerged as the costliest player and was bought by Pune Supergiants for Rs 14.50 crore. The next year, he was signed by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.50 crore. He has 920 runs and 28 wickets in 43 IPL matches.
4.Nicholas Pooran ( Rs.16 Cr. )
The West Indies batsman was auctioned in IPL 2023 and Pooran had placed himself in the Rs 2 crore bracket. After a big fight between all the teams, Nicholas Pooran was bought by Lucknow Super Giants for 16 crores and also the team mentor said that we have not included Nicholas Pooran in our team by looking at his previous records, but have paid special attention to this. This player has the ability to change the number of matches.
Nicholas Pooran has been a stellar performer in the game of T20. Pooran has featured in 256 matches in the minor games and has scored 4942 runs at an impressive strike rate of 141.15. The 27-year-old has done well at the international level as well, scoring 1427 runs in 72 T20 matches at a strike rate of 129.02.
As a wicketkeeper-batsman, he always has the ability to bat quickly and aggressively, and Pooran can spoil an excellent bowling line-up with his flamboyant stroke play. Pooran has also showcased his batting prowess in the Indian Premier League, scoring 912 runs in 47 matches at an impressive strike rate of 151.24.
5.Harry Brooke ( Rs.13.25 Cr. )
England’s fiery and flamboyant batsman Harry Brook has been bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the IPL auction with the best bid of 13.25 crores. Harry Brook has overtaken Shimron Hetmyer in the race for the most expensive batsman sold in the mini-auction. The 23-year-old Brooke made his T20 debut in 2022 against the West Indies at Bridgetown.
Talking further about Harry Brook’s career, he has scored 372 runs in 20 T20 matches at a strike rate of 136.8, which includes a half-century. Although this is Brook’s first IPL season, it is difficult to say about him in the past, but from the way of his betting, it seems that Brook can do something big this time.
6.Mayank Agarwal ( Rs.8.25 Cr.)
Former Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 8.25 crore in the IPL 2023 auction held in Kochi. Mayank Agarwal has also opened for India, Mayank Agarwal took over the captaincy of KL Rahul’s old team in the 2022 season. But his form suffered a major dip, with Mayank scoring only 196 runs in 13 matches at an average of 16.33, including one fifty. After this season, he was released by Punjab.
Both Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad bid for Mayank Agarwal for a long time, in which Sunrisers Hyderabad made a big bid and included him in their team. Punjab had also bid for Mayank, who, like Royal Challengers Bangalore, were soon out of the race.
7.Shivam Mavi ( Rs.6 Cr.)
Fast Indian all-rounder Shivam Mavi’s team was bought by the Gujarat team for 6 crores. Shivam Mavi had kept a water base prize of 40 lakhs, many teams had already thought that they want to include Mavi in their team, due to this the bidding started as soon as the name came and in no time the bid went to 1 crore. Arrived.
For some time Chennai and Kolkata participated in the bidding but Gujarat included Mavi in their team by bidding the biggest bid of 6 crores. Mavi has consistently bowled at a speed of 140KM in IPL matches, due to such excellent bowling and dangerous batting, he was retained by the Kolkata team in 3 cards. He displayed his excellent bowling in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and took the most wickets for Uttar Pradesh.
8.Jason Holder ( Rs.5.75 Cr.)
West Indian all-rounder Jason Holder was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5.75 crore during the IPL 2023 auction. bought in Jason Holder kept his base price of Rs 2 crore in the auction. Holder was part of the Lucknow Super Giants team last season. Holder scored 58 runs in 12 matches for the team at a strike rate of 131+ and an average of 27.93 and took 14 wickets at an economy of 9.42.
Holder scored 247 runs in 38 matches in IPL and took 49 wickets. Holder is a regular player of the West Indies national team. So far he has played 52 Tests, 131 ODIs and 49 T20 matches for the West Indies. So, he is a very experienced international player.
9.Mukesh Kumar ( Rs.5.5 Cr.)
Pacer Mukesh Kumar was one of the surprise players in the IPL auction 2023 as he was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 5.5 crore in the auction held in Kochi. Mukesh had kept his base price of just Rs 20 lakhs where Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings were involved in the struggle to sign him.
However, it was a happy day for Indian cricket fans. Strong Ranji Trophy player Mukesh Kumar finally made it to the finals of Ranji Trophy after toiling hard in domestic matches and Mukesh Kumar was the strike bowler of the Bengal cricket team who took 32 wickets to make it to the finals.
10.Heinrich Klaasen ( Rs.5.25 Cr.)
South African cricketer Heinrich Klaasen was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 5.25 crore. Klaasen had kept his base price of Rs 1 crore, Klaasen will be playing his third IPL season. Has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals once each since 2019.
Heinrich Klaasen is one of those aggressive batsmen who can play the role of a finisher. Klaasen has so far hit 105 sixes and 175 fours in T20s. Due to his aggressive batting, Klaasen bats dangerously in T20 format, he has a strike-rate of 146.8 in 34 matches in T20 cricket.
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