All ten teams have started preparing the squad for IPL season 2022. The first day of auction for season 2022 took place on 12 February. In which a lot of players were sold. This story will talk about those five players who got the most significant amount from the teams on the first day of the auction. Let’s know.
Five Most Expensive Buys in IPL Auction 2022
First, Ishan Kishan’s arrival at the IPL auction was a surprise. But still, when the team did not retain him, Ishan had to go to the auction. Although even then, his favourite and old group, Mumbai Indians, did not leave his side. His senior team, Mumbai Indians, has added Ishan Kishan for 15 crores 25 lakhs. Ishan Kishan got the heaviest bid of the day, and it was Mumbai itself.
Like in the case of Ishan Kishan similarly, something was also seen in the case of Deepak Chahar. Deepak Chahar was also joined by his old team Chennai Super Kings. Earlier, Deepak Chahar was released by Chennai Super Kings. But on the first day of the auction, CSK did not let Deepak Chahar out of his hands. Deepak Chahar got the second-highest bid of the day. CSK bought him for 14 crores.
Shreyas Iyer. Former captain of the Delhi team and a big contender for captaincy in this season’s IPL. Shreyas Iyer was bought on the first day of the auction by paying the third-highest amount. Kolkata Knight Riders bought Shreyas Iyer for Rs 12 lakh 25 thousand. KKR has joined Shreyas Iyer by giving such a huge amount. In such a situation, it is expected that Shreyas will be seen as the new captain of Kolkata this season.
The player on whom the bid of 10 crores 75 lakh was made. His name is Shardul Thakur. Shardul Thakur, who played for Chennai Super Kings, has been bought by Delhi Capitals this season. Delhi Capitals were looking for an all-rounder. In such a situation, the Delhi team went with Shardul. Shardul’s performance as an all-rounder has been excellent. Because of this, such a hefty bid has been placed on him.
Highest wicket-taker bowler in IPL 2021. RCB team did not retain and released. But as soon as it came to the auction table, the team of RCB gathered to buy this player. Harshal Patel has once again been put in his side by the RCB team for a hefty amount of 10 lakh 75 thousand. Harshal Patel coming to RCB is good news for his team.
Apart from these five highest-paid cricketers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Nicholas Pooran, Lockie Ferguson, Avesh Khan and famous Krishna were also bought for more than ten crores.