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IPL 2022 auction: The 10-crore club, biggest salary hikes, and salary cuts

A look at the rich lists, across player categories, at the end of two days of frenetic auctioning

The dust has settled. The teams, well, some are settled, while the others have time to make sure they are too. Meanwhile, as part of our extensive and exhaustive coverage of the mega IPL auction 2022, here's a look at the rich lists.

Indians in the INR 10-crore club

Ishan Kishan: INR 15.25 crore (USD 2.02 million) to Mumbai Indians
Deepak Chahar: INR 14 crore (USD 1.85 million) to Chennai Super Kings
Shreyas Iyer: INR 12.25 crore (USD 1.62 million) to Kolkata Knight Riders
Harshal Patel: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Royal Challengers Bangalore
Shardul Thakur: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Delhi Capitals
Prasidh Krishna: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Rajasthan Royals
Avesh Khan: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Lucknow Super Giants

Top five overseas buys

Liam Livingstone: INR 11.5 crore (USD 1.52 million) to Punjab Kings
Nicholas Pooran: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Wanindu Hasaranga: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Royal Challengers Bangalore
Lockie Ferguson: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Gujarat Titans
Kagiso Rabada: INR 9.25 crore (USD 1.22 million) to Punjab Kings

Five most expensive uncapped players

Avesh Khan: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Lucknow Super Giants
Shahrukh Khan: INR 9 crore (USD 1.19 million) to Punjab Kings
Rahul Tewatia: INR 9 crore (USD 1.19 million) to Gujarat Titans
Rahul Tripathi: INR 8.5 crore (USD 1.13 million) to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Shivam Mavi: INR 7.25 crore (USD 966,000) to Kolkata Knight Riders

Five most expensive batters

Shreyas Iyer: INR 12.25 crore (USD 1.62 million) to Kolkata Knight Riders
Shimron Hetmyer: INR 8.5 crore (USD 1.13 million) to Rajasthan Royals
Rahul Tripathi: INR 8.5 crore (USD 1.13 million) to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Tim David: INR 8.25 crore (USD 1.09 million) to Mumbai Indians
Shikhar Dhawan: INR 8.25 crore (USD 1.09 million) to Punjab Kings

Five most expensive pace bowlers

Deepak Chahar: INR 14 crore (USD 1.85 crore) to Chennai Super Kings
Shardul Thakur: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Delhi Capitals
Prasidh Krishna: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Rajasthan Royals
Avesh Khan: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Lucknow Super Giants
Lockie Ferguson: INR 10 crore (USD 1.32 million) to Gujarat Titans

Five most expensive spinners

Yuzvendra Chahal: INR 6.5 crore (USD 0.86 million) to Rajasthan Royals
Rahul Chahar: INR 5.25 crore (USD 0.70 million) to Punjab Kings
R Sai Kishore: INR 3 crore (USD 0.40 million) to Gujarat Titans
Kuldeep Yadav: INR 2 crore (USD 0.26 million) to Delhi Capitals
M Ashwin: INR 1.6 crore (USD 0.21 million) to Mumbai Indians

Five most expensive wicketkeepers

Ishan Kishan: INR 15.25 crore (USD 2.02 million) to Mumbai Indians
Nicholas Pooran: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Quinton de Kock: INR 6.75 crore (USD 0.89 million) to Lucknow Super Giants
Jonny Bairstow: INR 6.75 crore (USD 0.89 million) to Punjab Kings
Dinesh Karthik: INR 5.5 crore (USD 0.73 million) to Royal Challengers Bangalore

Five most expensive allrounders

Liam Livingstone: INR 11.5 crore (USD 1.52 million) to Punjab Kings
Harshal Patel: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Royal Challengers Bangalore
Wanindu Hasaranga: INR 10.75 crore (USD 1.42 million) to Royal Challengers Bangalore
Shahrukh Khan: INR 9 crore (USD 1.19 million) to Punjab Kings
Rahul Tewatia: INR 9 crore (USD 1.19 million) to Gujarat Titans
All USD values are approximations where USD 1 = INR 75