Who were the Most Expensive Uncapped Players in IPL Auction History? The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become a major part of Indian cricket, and its glamour and nail-biting matches make it stand out from other T20 tournaments. The IPL is all about the best vs. the best, with top players from all over the world taking part in it. This league has also seen new superstars come out of it, and it is the wealthiest cricket league in the world.
The IPL has changed the lives of many cricketers overnight, with superstars getting paid handsomely and exciting young talents attracting handsome contracts as well. Let’s check out the top 10 players who have earned the most before making their international debut. Also read Most Expensive Players in IPL Auction History.
Most Expensive Uncapped Players in IPL Auction History
Avesh Khan was bought by Lucknow Super Giants for INR 10 crore at the 2022 mega auction, making him the most expensive uncapped player in IPL auction history.
Emerging Pace Sensation Avesh Khan Bags INR 10 Crore Deal from Lucknow Super Giants, who finished with 24 wickets from 16 matches in IPL 2021, was bought by the new entrants Lucknow Super Giants for a staggering INR 10 crore. He had a good 2022 season, takingg 18 wickets from 13 games.
Emerging Batter Shahrukh Khan Bags INR 9 Crore Deal from Punjab Kings Despite Lack of International Cap. Shahrukh Khan is yet to earn his India cap, but he has proved his mettle in domestic cricket by scoring a truckload of runs for Tamil Nadu. His consistent performances in the domestic circuit made him a centre of attention at the IPL 2022 mega auction, where he was bagged by the Punjab Kings for INR 9 crore.
Despite being released by the Rajasthan Royals ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction, Rahul Tewatia was in high demand from several franchises. However, it was the eventual champions, Gujarat Titans, who succeeded in securing his services for a staggering INR 9 crore.
Hardik Pandya’s older brother Krunal has not become a regular player in the Indian national team, but he has done well in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Mumbai Indians bought Krunal for INR 2 crore for the 2016 IPL, even though he had not even played first-class cricket yet. In the 2018 IPL mega auction, Mumbai Indians used their Right to Match (RTM) card to keep Krunal for INR 8.8 crore.
Varun Chakravarthy is one of the best spinners for the Kolkata Knight Riders, but he started his IPL career with the Punjab Kings. In 2019, the Kings bought Chakravarthy for a whopping INR 8.4 crore, even though his base price was only INR 20 lakh.
Who is the most expensive uncapped player in IPL history?
Avesh Khan, purchased by LSG for INR 10 crore during the 2022 mega auction, holds the distinction of being the most expensive uncapped player in IPL auction history.
Who is called uncapped player in IPL?
Uncapped players are those who have not played for their national team yet. In the IPL, the base price of players is different for capped and uncapped players. Capped players have a higher base price, but once teams start bidding, the price can go up for any player.
Which Indian uncapped player has most runs in IPL?
Jaiswal broke the record for most runs scored by an uncapped player in the IPL during Rajasthan Royals’ 188-run chase against Punjab Kings on Friday, May 19. He passed 41 runs to break Shaun Marsh’s record of 616 runs.