IPL 2022: Have the most expensive players given a bang for the buck for their teams?

Apr 26, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Ishan Kishan

Sold for: ₹15.25 crore | Team: Mumbai Indians | The most expensive player of IPL Auction 2022, Ishan Kishan, has so far scored 199 runs in 8 matches with a strike rate of 108.15. IPL 2020 has been one of the best seasons so far in his career as he made 516 runs in just 14 matches.

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Deepak Chahar

Sold for: ₹14 crore | Team: Chennai Super Kings | The Agra-born pacer has scalped 14 wickets in 15 matches this season with an average of 32.21. IPL 2019 has been one of the best seasons for Chahar so far as he took 22 wickets in 17 matches.

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Shreyas Iyer

Sold for: ₹12.25 crore | Team: Kolkata Knight Riders | Captain of the team, Iyer is the most expensive captain of this IPL season. The right-handed batsman has so far amassed 248 runs in 8 matches with a strike rate of 142.53.

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Liam Livingstone

Sold for: ₹11.50 crore | Team: Punjab Kings | Livingstone was one of the biggest signings by PBKS this IPL season. The hard-hitting batsman has a tally of 245 runs in 8 matches this season with an average of 30.63.

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Shardul Thakur

Sold for: ₹10.75 crore | Team: Delhi Capitals | Right-arm medium bowler has just taken 4 wickets in 7 matches this season with a strike rate of 35.

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Wanindu Hasaranga

Sold for: ₹10.75 crore | Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore | Sri Lankan leg-spinner, who made his IPL debut in 2021, had shown his bowling skills by taking 11 wickets in 8 matches this season with an average of 20.18.

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Harshal Patel

Sold for: ₹10.75 crore | Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore | The fast bowler, also known as Purple Patel, has a tally of 9 wickets in 7 matches with a strike rate of 17.33.

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Nicholas Pooran

Sold for: ₹10.75 crore | Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad | The wicketkeeper-batsman from the West Indies has made a total of just 113 runs so far in 7 matches with an average of 56.50.

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Lockie Ferguson

Sold for: ₹10 crore | Team: Gujarat Titans | The Kiwi pacer has maintained his track record this year by taking 9 wickets in 7 matches with a strike rate of 18.67.

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Avesh Khan

Sold for: ₹10 crore | Team: Lucknow SuperGiants | The seam bowler from Madhya Pradesh, who had an excellent record in IPL 2021 with 24 wickets in 16 matches, is on the same track this year as well and has so far taken 11 wickets in 7 matches with an average of 18.75.

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