The Indian Premier League 2024 auction was held in Dubai on December 19 on Tuesday. Australian cricket team’s left-arm fast bowler Mitchel Starc has become the most expensive player in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders bought Starc for 24.75 crore INR (more than 84 crore PKR).

Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Starc’s teammate and Australia’s captain Pat Cummins for 20.50 crore INR (more than 69 crore PKR). Apart from this many foreign players were bought on huge prices by other IPL franchises.

Here are the top 10 most expensive players of the IPL auction 2024:


PlayerTeamRolePrice (Indian Rupees)Price (Pakistani Rupees)
Mitchell StarcKolkata Knight RidersBowler24.75 crore84.3 crore
Pat CumminsSunrisers HyderabadAll-Rounder20.5   crore69.8 crore
Daryl MitchellChennai Super KingsAll-Rounder14 crore47.6 crore
Harshal PatelPunjab KingsAll-Rounder11.75 crore40 crore
Alzarri JosephRoyal Challengers BangaloreBowler11.5 crore39.1 crore
Rovman PowellRajasthan RoyalsBatter7.4 crore25.21 crore
Travis HeadSunrisers HyderabadBatter6.8 crore23.1 crore
Shivam MaviLucknow Super GiantsBowler6.4 crore21.8 crore
Umesh YadavGujarat TitansBowler5.8 crore19.7 crore
Gerald CoetzeeMumbai IndiansAll-Rounder5.0 crore17 crore