RR: Rajasthan Royals won the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League in 2008, but it took them another 14 seasons to reach the IPL final. RR made it to the final of the season in 2022, but they were unfortunate that after coming so close to their second title, they fell short. However, the franchise did a brilliant job of assembling a strong team with some of the best players.
And if any player has some potential, the IPL franchises never shy away from spending money on him. Even in the recently concluded IPL auction, RR roped in West Indian all-rounder Jason Holder for a price of INR 5.75 crore. And he is one of their expensive players for the coming auction. And here we will talk about those players who will charge PBKS the most fees for the IPL 2023.
5. Trent Boult – INR 8 Crore
Trent Boult is a big name in the game of cricket. He is equally effective in all three formats, which explains why his demand is huge in any T20 league. He has been part of the Indian Premier League since 2015 and joined the Rajasthan Royals in 2022. The franchise paid INR 8 crore to acquire him, and he is their fifth costliest player for the coming season. Boult did well last season and took 16 wickets at a decent economy rate of 7.94.
4. Shimron Hetmyer – INR 8.5 Crore
West Indian star Shimron Hetmyer will be charging fourth-highest fee of INR 8.5 crore from the franchise in the IPL 2023. The left-hander joined the team in 2022 and became a vital member of the team. His quick cameos lower down the order helped RR win a few games last season. He was part of 15 games and scored 314 runs at an average of 44.86 and a brilliant strike rate of 153.92.
3. Prasidh Krishna – INR 10 Crore
Rajasthan Royals is known for investing big money of the players they want. That’s what they did with some of the players in the last auction. Prasidh Krishna was roped in for a price of INR 10 crore by RR in 2022, and he will be charging the same amount for the coming season. Krishna shared a brilliant bowling pair with Boult. He took 19 wickets in 17 games at an economy rate of 8.29.
2. Jos Buttler – INR 10 Crore
The man who led England to 2022 T20 World Cup glory, was also the prime reason that Rajasthan reached the finals of the IPL 2022. He ended as the highest run-getter last season and also the second-highest overall in one season. Buttler got a deal for INR 10 crore, and he is their joint-second most expensive player going forward. He scored 863 runs in 17 games at an incredible average and strike rate of 57.53 and 149.05, with four centuries and four half-centuries in 2022.
1. Sanju Samson – INR 14 Crore
RR skipper Sanju Samson is their costliest player in the 2023 season. He is charging a fee of INR 14 crore from the franchise. Samson did a good job with his captaincy and also with his bat as well in 2022. He was the second highest run-scorer for the franchise and scored 458 runs in 17 games at a strike rate of 146.79 with two half-centuries. Rajasthan reached the IPL final for the second time under his captaincy.
Rajasthan Royals Most Expensive Player in IPL 2023