Most Expensive All-rounders in IPL 2022 Mega Auction: England’s Liam Livingstone holds the top position in the most expensive all-rounders in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
In the recently concluded IPL 2022 Mega Auction, Ishan Kishan holds the top position in the list of most expensive players in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
Punjab Kings who are in keen to build a new team from scratch decided to break the bank to sign England’s T20 specialist Liam Livingstone and pays a staggering Rs 11.50 crore for him in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
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IPL 2022 Mega Auction Top Buys – Overview
|Category||Player||Price in IPL 2022 Auction||Team|
|Most Expensive Player||Ishan Kishan||INR 15.25 crores||MI|
|Most Expensive Batter||Shreyas Iyer||INR 12.25 crores||KKR|
|Most Expensive Bowlers||Deepak Chahar||14 crores||CSK|
|Most Expensive All-rounder||Liam Livingstone||INR 11.5 crores||PBKS|
|Most Expensive Wicketkeeper||Ishan Kishan||INR 15.25 crores||MI|
|Most Expensive overseas player||Liam Livingstone||INR 11.5 crores||PBKS|
|Most Expensive Uncapped player||Avesh Khan||INR 10 crores||LSG|
|Most Expensive capped player||Ishan Kishan||INR 15.25 crores||MI|
Most Expensive All-rounders in IPL 2022 Mega Auction
|Player Name||IPL 2022 Team||Price (INR)||Base Price INR||Nationality|
|Liam Livingstone||PBKS||11.5 Crores||1 Cr||England|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||RCB||10.75 Crores||1 Cr||Sri Lanka|
|Harshal Patel||RCB||10.75 Crores||2 Cr||India|
|Shahrukh Khan||PBKS||9.00 Crores||40 Lakh||India|
|Rahul Tewatia||GT||9.00 Crores||40 Lakh||India|
|Jason Holder||LSG||8.75 Crores||1.5 Cr||West Indies|
|Washington Sundar||SRH||8.75 Crores||1.5 Cr||India|
|Krunal Pandya||LSG||8.25 Crores||2 Cr||India|
|Tim David||MI||8.25 Crores||40 Lakh||Australia|
|Nitish Rana||KKR||8.00 Crores||1 Cr||India|
In December 2018, Livingstone was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. He was released by the Rajasthan Royals ahead of the 2020 IPL auction.
At the inaugural season of The Hundred Liam Livingstone was named Player of the tournament after scoring his 348 runs at a strike rate of 178.46.
He also took five wickets in the tournament and underscored his bowling pedigree with figures of 2 for 22 in the T20 WC semifinal against New Zealand.
Incidentally, Dan Weston, the analyst at Livingstone’s Birmingham Phoenix reprises the same role at Punjab Kings.
England all-rounder Liam Livingstone was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 11.5 crore in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Livingstone was the costliest buy on Day 2 of the auction.
Liam Livingstone in his T20I career so far have scored 285 runs with the highest of 103 while appearing in 17 matches.