KKR Most Expensive players in IPL Auction History

December 22, 2022

Sports Tak staff

Kolkata Knight Riders are a side that won the IPL title twice — in 2012 and 2014.

In the past auctions, they have bought players at a huge price and while some of them have worked, others didn’t.

Here, we take a look at the most expensive players that they bought in the past IPL auctions.

Mitchell Starc: 9.4 crores
Starc was bought by KKR in 2018 but he did not make a single appearance for the team because of injuries. 

Chris Lynn: 9.6 crores
Lynn was a regular for KKR and in the same auction that got them Starc, the side spent 9.6 crores on his Australian teammate.

Yusuf Pathan: 9.66 crores
Pathan was the second-highest-paid player in the 2011 auction and played crucial roles in their two title campaigns. 

Gautam Gambhir: 11.04 crores
Another one of their biggest purchases, Gambhir captained the side to their two IPL trophies. 

Pat Cummins: 15.5 crores
Another expensive buy for KKR that did not pay off, Cummins played 26 games for the team, bagging 28 wickets.

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