The battle of IPL 2022 Mega Auction, which lasted for 2 days, is over. After this mega auction, the pictures of all the teams have started looking completely changed. This year the excitement is going to increase with the addition of 2 new teams, Lucknow and Ahmedabad. In this auction too, like every time, money was rained on many players, while many veteran players were disappointed.
Ishaan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar were seen in Indian stars. At the same time, foreign stars like Liam Livingstone, Wanindu Hasaranga dominated. In today’s article, we will tell you about the 5 foreign players who were bought the most expensive in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
5 most expensive foreign players sold in IPL 2022
1. Liam Livingstone
English cricket team’s all-rounder Liam Livingstone was the most expensive foreign player sold in IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Punjab Kings spent a huge cost of 11. 50 crores to join Livingstone with them. The England big-hitter was bought by Rajasthan Royals last year for his base price of Rs 75 lakh. Rajasthan tried its best to include this player back in the team in this auction as well. But, in the end he could not succeed.
Livingstone is considered to be the specialist batsman of T20 cricket. Apart from hitting long sixes, Livingstone is also adept at taking wickets with his spin bowling. He has played 9 matches in his IPL career so far, where he has not been very successful. In these 9 matches, only 112 runs have come out of Livingstone’s bat. But, when it comes to T20 Internationals, he has made a lot of noise in the last 1 year. Livingstone has scored 285 runs in 17 matches at a strike-rate of 158.