• Wed. Mar 29th, 2023

Sam Curran was the name on everyone’s lips ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 auction, the player of the tournament of T20 World Cup 2022 became the most expensive player in the history of IPL. 

Curran joined Punjab Kings who splashed a staggering Rs 18.50 crore to acquire, the English all-rounder. 

The Englishman was also the highest wicket-taker of the T20 World Cup 2022. As expected, his base price of INR 2 crore was crossed within a minute, and the bidding reached INR 12 crore with relative ease. 

Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, and Punjab Kings came out all guns blazing, sparking a bidding war for Curran. After much deliberation, while Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals cooled off their interest as the bidding reached INR 15 crores, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings were still embroiled in a massive bidding war. 

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