IPL Auction 2023 Sam Karan, the highest-priced player of IPL history, made 18.50 crores. Sam Curran, an English all-rounder who was instrumental in helping England beat Pakistan during the T20 World Cup 2022, was highly sought-after in the IPL 2023 mini-auction. He resulted in the biggest amount of sum of money ever in IPL history. Following bids by all teams but they Punjab Kings were able to buy him for 18.50 crore.
Sam Curran now received a highest bid at the auction. For Curran it was a fierce competition among all franchises. His current form is the reason behind this. He took home his T20 World Cup 2022’s player of the tournament award. At the final, Curran destroyed Pakistan’s hopes. Sam Curran also made his IPL debut wearing his Punjab jersey, which means that going again in Punjab feels like a return to home for Sam Curran.