Most Expensive Players in IPL 2014
IPL, the Indian Premier League, is all set for yet another season of it i.e. IPL 2014. This time also it has hit a great piece of auction amount. This time a total of 154 players were sold, auctioned at a total amount of 468 crores. Players were auctioned at huge prices providing everyone a very tough competition.
Money seems splashing onto the big players, boosting up their morale and spirit. IPL has always turned out a big event for all. And seeing such a huge amount being auctioned over the players for this tournament makes it even bigger one. This article will throw light upon the 11 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2014.
11 Most Expensive Players in IPL 2014
11. Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc, also auctioned at 5 crores, has been sold to the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is a good fast bowler and his inclusion in the team is also expected to turn out much fruitful.
10. Michael Hussey
Michael Hussey is yet another player auctioned at the same price as the above two mentioned. He has been sold to Mumbai Indians for IPL 2014.
9. Murali Vijay
Murali Vijay has also been auctioned at 5 crores but to Delhi Daredevils.
8. Robin Uthappa
He has been sold to the Kolkata Knight Riders at 5 crores. He is a good batsman and is a worthy addition in the team.
7. David Warner
David Warner is another great cricket player who plays exceedingly well. For IPL 2014 he has been auctioned at 5.5 crores to Sunrisers Hyderabad. He is great threat to the opponents and his inclusion in the team makes it much stronger.
6. Jacques Kallis
Jacques Kallis, auctioned at 5.5 crores to KKR i.e. Kolkata Night Riders, is a worthy inclusion to the team. He has scored 2276 runs in 90 IPL matches and has a strike rate above 100. To add to this, Jacques Kallis has got in hand 61 wickets and he’s considered another great addition to the team.
5. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell is another great cricketer who has been auctioned at a high price. His auctioned price is 6 crores and, likewise, Mitchell Johnson, he has also been sold to Kings XI Punjab. With such extremely good players, Kings XI Punjab seems to build up a strong team.
4. Mitchell Johnson
Mitchell Johnson is an Australian cricketer who is a great left-arm fast bowler and left-handed batsman. In IPL 2014 he has been auctioned at 6.5 crores and has been sold to Kings XI Punjab. He is a highly competitive player and his addition to the team would turn out extremely valuable.
3. Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen has been auctioned at 9 crores and been sold to Delhi. He is a great cricketer and his mere presence in the team is of worry for the opponents. So Delhi has Kevin Pietersen for the whole season of IPL 2014.
2. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is a great Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who has been auctioned at 12.5 crores to Delhi for the IPL 2014. Well, it is surprising to know, that this time Mumbai Indians did not retain him in their team. However, it still turned out worthy for Karthik as on money he did not lose. He has made 1741 runs in 92 IPL games and is one of the best players of cricket.
1. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is one of the best player of the Indian Cricket Team. For the IPL 2014, he has been sold to RCB i.e. The Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has been auctioned at 14 crore upon which Vijay Mallya seems really happy. He considers Yuvraj inclusion to the IPL 2014 much benefitting, and he’s of the view that he’ll add to the talents of the whole team.