Most Expensive Wicket Keeper in IPL 2022: Ishan Kishan is the most Expensive Wicket Keeper in IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Five times IPL champion Mumbai Indians invest a whopping INR 15.25 crores over the young batsman who has been released by MI ahead of the 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.
Before IPL 2022 Mega Auction, almost every cricket experts predict that Ishan Kishan would be the most expensive player of this mega auction. As expected MI for the first time roped a player for more than INR 10 crores in an auction.
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Most Expensive Wicket Keeper in IPL 2022 Mega Auction
|Player||IPL 2022 Team||Price||Nationality|
|MI||INR 15.25 crores||India|
|SRH||INR 10.75 Crores||West Indies|
|PBKS||INR 6.75 crores||England|
Quinton de Kock
|LSG||INR 6.75 Crores||South Africa|
|CSK||INR 6.75 crores||India|
|RCB||INR 5.50 crores||India|
|Anuj Rawat||RCB||INR 3.40 crores||India|
|Gujarat Titans||INR 2.40 Crores||Australia|
|KS Bharat||DC||INR 2 crores||India|
|KKR||INR 2 crores||England|
Bought for a whopping INR 5.5 crore, Ishan, who played 14 games in 2018, played seven in 2019, scoring just 101 runs with an average of 16.83.
Ishan Kishan was the top run-getter for Mumbai Indians in the 2020 season, scoring 516 runs at an average of 57.33 and later went on to make his International T20 debut where he scored a fearless fifty.
In the 2021 edition of the tournament, Kishan scored 241 runs from playing 10 matches of the season.
The southpaw from Trinidad is amongst an elite group of players that includes Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, Brian Lara and a few others to score a century in the World Cup for West Indies.
In February 2017, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for INR 30 lakhs but didn’t play any match in the whole season. Pooran went unsold in the 2018 IPL auction after setting his base price at INR 50 lakhs.
In December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League for 4.2 crores. Pooran had an excellent IPL 2020 season as he scored a total of 353 runs in the 14 matches he played in the season.
In the 2022 IPL Auction, Pooran was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹10.75 crores.
Nicholas Pooran Batting Stats
|Career||33||606||77 v SRH||22.44||154.98||0||2||35||44|
|2021||12||85||32 v RR||7.72||111.84||0||0||3||5|
|2020||14||353||77 v SRH||35.3||169.71||0||2||23||25|
|2019||7||168||48 v KKR||28||157||0||0||9||14|
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|