SPORTS

IPL 2024: Most Expensive Cricketers Released By Teams

Image Credits: Decathlon

As the auction for the Indian Premier League 2024 draws closer, the transfer market gets abuzz with speculations. All ten teams have already confirmed their retention list. We look at the most expensive players who were let go by their respective franchises.

Image Credits: Twitter

Ben Stokes - Chennai Super KingsPrice: 16.25 CrChennai Super Kings went gung-ho on English all-rounder Ben Stokes last year, splurging 16.25 crore on what many perceived as the future captain. But it didn't pan out as expected, and Stokes has also pulled out his name from the upcoming IPL, so the franchise had to release him.

Image Credits: Twitter

Harry Brook - Sunrisers HyderabadPrice: Rs 13.25 CroreHarry Brook became one of the most expensive IPL debutants last year, but Sunrisers Hyderabad decided to release him for the IPL 2024. Brook struggled against spin, but also scored a century.

Image Credits: Twitter

Shardul Thakur - Kolkata Knight RidersPrice - Rs 10.75 CrShardul Thakur scored just over 100 runs and scalped seven wickets in 11 appearances for Kolkata Knight Riders last season, a sort of performance that didn't inspire much confidence for the franchise, and he's released too.

Image Credits: Twitter

Wanindu Hasaranga - Royal Challengers BangalorePrice: Rs 10.75 CrWanindu Hasaranga missed the recently concluded T20 World Cup, and there's no confirmation of his availability, which prompted Royal Challengers Bangalore to release him.

Thanks For Reading

NEXT: 7 Tech Launches To Look Forward To In 2023