Top 5 Most Expensive Batsmen in IPL Auction 2022: The IPL 2022 Auction has begun with enough fervour to make it the largest auction in recent memory. Prior to the auction, the teams kept a total of 33 players on their rosters. Then, on the first hour of the IPL 2022 Auction, all 10 players from Set 1 were sold, with Shreyas Iyer being the most expensive buy at 12.25 crores.
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Top 5 Most Expensive Batsmen in IPL Auction 2022
1. Shimron Hetmyer- 8.5 Crores
Shimron Hetmyer, a middle order batsman for the West Indies, will play for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2022 after receiving an 8.5 crore bid.
2. Devdutt Padikkal-7.75 Crores
Devdutt Padikkal, a promising teenager from Karnataka, will play for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League in 2022.
3. Manish Pandey- 4.6 Crores
Manish Pandey, an accomplished top-order batsman who has been a part of the IPL since 2008, has cost the Lucknow Super Giants INR 4.6 crores.
4. Jason Roy- 2 Crores
Jason Roy, the white ball opener for England, was a good signing for Gujarat Titans at his base price of 2 crores. He recently scored a century for Quetta Gladiators in a Pakistan Super League T20 match.
5. Robin Uthappa- 2 Crores
Robin Uthappa, an out-of-favor seasoned Indian batsman, was traded to Chennai Super Kings for 2 crores.
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IPL Auction 2022 Live: Raina, Steve Smith, and Miller Unsold
No one was unsold in the Marquee set, while three crucial players were unsold in the Batsmen set. Suresh Raina, Steve Smith, and David Miller were all part of the IPL 2021 but couldn’t quite deliver for their respective franchises.
Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad have yet to purchase a player at the Indian Premier League 2022 Auction. It’ll be fascinating to watch who they target in the next sets.