TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE CRICKETERS IN THE IPL HISTORY :-
10. SHANE WATSON
In year 2015, due to match fixing probe the two teams, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have been banned from IPL for two years. After that, Watson has been released from the team and took part in 2016 IPL auction and Royal Challengers Bangalore bought him in INR 9.5 crore ($2 million).
9. IRFAN PATHAN
The former all-rounder of Indian Cricket Team, Irfan Pathan has been palyed for many franchisee in the past IPL seasons. But in year 2011, Delhi Daredevils bought this all-rounder at the cost of INR 12 crore.
8. RAVINDRA JADEJA
In 2012, after releasing from Rajasthan Royals he was bought by Chennai Super Kings at the cost of INR 13 crore ($2 million). He is one of the best all-rounder of IPL.
7. ROHIT SHARMA
After the spectacular performances in the past seasons he got the expensive bid in the year 2011.Mumbai Indians bought him at the cost of INR 13 crore ($2.1 million). He is known for his spectacular hitting.
6. DINESH KARTHIK
The wicket keeper-cum-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been bought him in INR 13 crore($2.08 million). He is a quality orthodox player.
5. ROBIN UTHAPPA
In IPL 2011 Robin Uthappa was bought by the franchisee of Pune Warriors India from the Royal challengers Bangalore club at the cost of INR 13 crore($2.1 million ).
4. YUSUF PATHAN
Shah Rukh Khan owned Kolkata Knight Riders Club bought Yusuf Pathan in INR 13 crore($2.1 million).
3. YUVRAJ SINGH
Left handed reeky batsman Yuvraj Singh was bought in INR 14 crore($2.3 million) by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the year 2014.
2. GAUTAM GAMBHIR
In the year 2011, Kolkata Knight Riders bought left handed batsman Gautam Gambhir in INR 16 crore($2.4 million).
1. YUVRAJ SINGH
After the expensive bid in 2014 Yuvraj Singh was once again bought by Delhi Daredevils Club in the very next year. He is the most expensive cricketer in the IPL history till now.