10. Lucknow Super Giants – Avesh Khan (INR 10 crore)

Lucknow Supergiants bagged the star pacer for INR 10 crore in the auction to lead their bowling lineup in IPL 2022. Avesh slowly went about his business as he  picked 18 wickets in just 13 games for LSG.

9. Rajasthan Royals – Prasidh Krishna (INR 10 crore)

Rajasthan Royals secured Prasidh Krishna for INR 10 crores. Krishna took 18 wickets this year at 8.18 runs per over. His figures of 3/22 against RCB in the all-important Qualifier 2 was the highlight of his season.

8. Gujarat Titans – Lockie Ferguson (INR 10 crore)

Gujarat Titans, one of the two new franchises in this year’s competition, snapped Lockie Ferguson for INR 10 crore. He picked up 13 wickets in 13 games, going over nine runs per over.

7. Sunrisers Hyderabad – Nicholas Pooran (INR 10.75 crore)

The Hyderabad franchise signed Nicholas Pooran for INR 10.75 crore in the 2022 auction. The wicketkeeper-batter had a fruitful outing in IPL 2022 as he scored 306 runs for SRH at a brisk strike rate of 144.34.

6. Delhi Capitals – Shardul Thakur (INR 10.75 crore)

The Capitals prized out Shardul Thakur for INR 10.75 crore. He picked up 15 wickets, his poor bowling in pressure situations let the team down.

5. RCB- Harshal Patel/Wanindu Hasaranga (10.75 Cr)

Harshal ended the season with 19 wickets going at a lowly 7.66 runs per over. Hasaranga delivered as he scalped 26 wickets and was second-highest wicket-taker in IPL 2022.

4. Punjab Kings – Liam Livingstone (INR 11.50 crore)

The Punjab Kings secured his services for a hefty price of INR 11.50 crore in the IPL 2022 auction. The batting all-rounder hit the ground running for PBKS this season as he ended up with 437 runs to his name at an impressive strike rate of 182.

3. Kolkata Knight Riders – Shreyas Iyer (INR 12.25 crore)

He scored 401 runs this year for KKR, but the management would have wanted more from the top-order batter when they pouched him for INR 12.25 crore.

2. Chennai Super Kings – Deepak Chahar (INR 14 crore)

Deepak Chahar was bought by Mumbai Indians for a record INR 14 crore. He suffered another injury during his recovery and was ruled out for this year’s tournament completely. CSK suffered heavily due to the absence of their star bowler as they finished the tournament with just four wins to their name.

1. Mumbai Indians – Ishan Kishan (INR 15.25 crore)

Ishan Kishan was bought by Mumbai Indians for a record INR 15.25 crore. Although Kishan ended the tournament with a decent output of 418 runs, the bulk of his runs came at the latter stages of IPL 2022.