Top 5 most expensive uncapped players in IPL Auction 2024

Cricket News: Casting a closer look at the top five most expensive uncapped players brought during the IPL Auctions which were held in Dubai as two unknown players who made history.

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IPL Auction 2024 (Source-Twitter)

Cricket fans in India and across the world were left surprised after the amount shelled out for Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. The two Australian star batters who were brought for a combined sum of INR 45.25 Crores.


IPL Auction 2024 also saw a few unheralded and unknown Indian stars make it big. There were a few names that even the biggest and most ardent of fans didn’t know about. As the ten teams kicked in their scouting mode and bid for the players. 

In this article, we take a closer look at the top five uncapped players who cost a lot of money during IPL Auction 2024. 

5- Yash Dayal – Royal Challengers Bangalore – INR 5 Crores



26-year-old left-arm seamer Yash Dayal will be turning out for Royal Challengers Bangalore next year. Team RCB decided to shell out INR 5 Crores for the UP-based pacer despite his inconsistent performances during the 2023 season. Yash Dayal interestingly played his final game of the 2023 campaign in Chinnaswamy Stadium.

4- Shubham Dubey – Rajasthan Royals – INR 5.8 Crores



In what is a great example of through scouting put into place, Shubham Dubey to Rajasthan Royals is a fine case study. The 29-year-old from Vidarbha has managed to impress the right people after his recent exploits. The left-handed batter was one of the better players from Vidarbha during the recent Indian domestic T20 league. 

3- Kumar Kushagra – Delhi Capitals – INR 7.2 Crores


Two years ago, Kumar Kushagra made the news for scoring a huge double-century in Indian domestic cricket. Spoken about as the next big thing in Indian Cricket, it didn’t come as a surprise when Delhi went in for the youngster. Sourav Ganguly has revealed how Kumar Kushagra was being tracked before being purchased during the IPL Auction 2024.

2- Shah Rukh Khan – Gujarat Titans – INR 7.4 Crores


Tamil Nadu’s big hitter was expected to spark a bidding war and Shah Rukh Khan did not disappoint. The 29-year-old will be heading to Ahmedabad to link up with the Shubman Gill-led Gujarat Titans franchise. After the departure of Hardik Pandya, the franchise needed a big hitter. They couldn’t have ended up with a better replacement during IPL Auction 2024 than Shah Rukh Khan himself.

1- Sameer Rizvi – Chennai Super Kings – INR 8 Crores


The biggest pick of the day during IPL Auction 2024 was none other than young Sameer Rizvi from Meerut. The 20-year-old is a huge fan of MS Dhoni and is also known to be a big hitter of the ball. One has to wait and see how he performs during the season but one thing is for certain dreams did get fulfilled for young Sameer Rizvi.