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10 most expensive IPL 2015 players

The auction for IPL 2015 was help in April, 2015. Many good players were unsold while many players were sold for prices that no one expected to pay. Out of which Yuvraj Singh was sold for a record breaking price of 16 cr Rupees making him the all time expensive player in IPL history.

Yuvraj Singh for record 16 cr rupees

Flamboyant all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Monday emerged as the costliest cricketer in the IPL 8 players’ auction, bought for a record Rs 16 crore (USD 2.57 million approx) by Delhi Daredevils. Yuvraj Singh, who carried a base price of Rs 2 crore, was sold for the highest ever price in IPL history after a fierce tug of war for his services between Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who bought him last year for Rs 14 crore, at a glitzy auction at a city hotel here. However, it was quite a surprise to see Yuvraj going past his last year’s price as he has been out of the Indian team for some time.

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Angelo Mathews for 7.5 cr Rupees

Angelo Mathews for 7.5 cr Rupees

He is considered to be one of the best all-round player in cricket history and was bought by Delhi Daredevils after being released by Kolkata Knight Riders in the first season of IPL at the third highest bid of 7.5 cr.

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Zaheer Khan for 4 cr Rupees

Zaheer Khan for 4 cr Rupees

This fast bowler who missed last years IPL was bought again by Delhi Daredevils at a price of 4 cr Rupees.

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Trent Boult for 3.8 cr Rupees

Trent Boult for 3.8 cr Rupees

Trent Boult, a fast bowler from New Zealand was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad, who thought he'd be a great replacement after Dale Steyn. He was auctioned at 3.8 cr Rupees.

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Amit Mishra for 3.5 cr Rupees

Amit Mishra for 3.5 cr Rupees

This Indian leg spinner, after being released by Sunrisers Hyderabad, was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 3.5 crores. He has shown remarkable improvement since then.

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Aaron Finch for 3.2 cr Rupees

Aaron Finch for 3.2 cr Rupees

After Michael Hussey, Mumbai Indians grabbed the opportunity and bought Aaron Finch for 3.2 cr Rupees making him the 7th most expensive IPL player, 2015

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Murali Vijay for 3 cr Rupees

Murali Vijay for 3 cr Rupees

Kings XI Punjab were looking for an opening batsman alongside Virendra Sehwag and were more than happy to welcome Murli Vijay at a prince of 3 cr Rupees.

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David Wiese for 2.8 cr Rupees

David Wiese for 2.8 cr Rupees

The South African all-rounder was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore at 2.8 cr

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Darren Sammy for 2.8 cr Rupees

Darren Sammy for 2.8 cr Rupees

This West Indies player was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the same price as David Wiese.

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Dinesh Karthik for 10.5 cr Rupees

Dinesh Karthik for 10.5 cr Rupees

This Indian wicket-keeper joined Royal Challengers Banglore for a big amount of Rs. 10.5 crores after being released by Delhi Daredevils.