While Sam Curran became the most expensive player in the mini auction of IPL 2023, Harry Brook of England was sold for 13.25 crores, Brook was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad. Harry Brook recently rocked the Test series against Pakistan. This was the reason that the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise showered money to buy Brook.
During the IPL auction, the owner of the team Kavya Maran was also present. When Brook’s bid completed and he was sold to the Hyderabad team, her face lit up. A video is going viral on social media in which Kavya Maran is seen relaxed and happy with Brook’s arrival in the team and her face is seen chirping.
Sam Curran became the most expensive player in the history of IPL auction, bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 18.5 crore. A long bidding process went on between Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Lucknow Super Giants and Punjab Kings to add Karen to the team. Recently, Karen, who won the best player award in T20 World Cup, was bought by Punjab Kings with a record amount.
Earlier, South African all-rounder Chris Morris became the costliest player of IPL in 2021 when Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 16.25 crore for him. Australian all-rounder Cameron Green was bought by Mumbai Indians in the IPL auction for Rs 17.50 crore, becoming the second most expensive player in the history of the league.
At the same time, England’s Test captain Ben Stokes was bought by the Chennai Super Kings with an amount of 16.25 crores, there was a long bid between Chennai and Kolkata Knight Riders for Stokes but the final bet was with Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s CSK.