While his India career tailed off as the decade unfolded, Yuvraj Singh commanded some of IPL’s biggest paychecks in the 2010s, twice becoming the auction’s most expensive player. Shankar. Before Mumbai Indians, Yuvi played for Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Banglore, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad. The 28-year-old provides the X-factor for whatever team he plays for. James Hopes was the costliest player at US$ 300,000. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A random selection of articles from 2007 onwards. He is the only Indian player in IPL history to be the most expensive buy twice in a row. Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir are among those whose base prices for the upcoming bidding process are out. And his logic was on the lines of England picking their best bowlers in the country for a tour. Surprisingly, Yuvraj never really had a runaway IPL season despite all his heroics for India. KKR went for the big move after Gautam Gambhir’s match-winning 97 off 122 balls in the 2011 World Cup final against Sri Lanka. This move was not a good one as Yuvraj Singh struggled to find his form throughout the campaign and was released in the next season. In the IPL, teams play Twenty20 cricket, the most recent version of cricket which was introduced in 2003 in England. IPL Auction: Sachin, Dhoni's Base Price 1.84 Crore Around 62 Indian cricketers will be up for auction for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League ... Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh. Shubman, who credited Yuvraj Singh for his Australian success, said: ‘The camp before the IPL with UV Pazi (Yuvraj Singh) was very important. Yuvraj Singh (Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2014) 376 runs @ 34.18, strike-rate: 135.25; 5 wickets, economy: 8.25. Rohit Sharma earned Rs 3 crore during his time at Deccan Chargers - from 2008 to 2010. Shane Bond played 8 matches for the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2010. I believe Swann refused the jock-strap role, this is why he’s been overlooked. Contact us: [email protected] Yuvraj was unsold in the first round of bidding before he was brought back later in the evening. he is a good player of spin. In his IPL career Yuvraj Singh has 2750, runs in his 132 matches with an average of 24.77, he has stroked total 13 fifties in IPL and scored his highest 83 runs in a single inning, Yuvraj Singh has also taken 36 wickets with an average of 29.91 and economy of 7.43. Yuvraj Singh in one-day cricket this summer, King Cricket's Edge (an occasional newsletter), What Ben Stokes, Jack Leach and Headingley 2019 tell us about Test cricket, Let’s try and identify England’s purest and greatest bits and pieces cricketer, The Awkwardest Squad: Why the 96/97 “flippin’ murdered ’em” tour of Zimbabwe was peak 90s England (a net bowler’s story), Goldenarms: The best part-time bowlers in the history of Test cricket. Yuvraj Singh (Rs 14 crores) Yuvraj Singh. He has scored 2750 runs in 132 matches at a strike rate of 128. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. "Great oppporutnity came up in 2008 when I got the time to play for Royals and coach them. After fetching a record price of Rs 16 crore at the 2015 auction, the 37-year-old's price dipped to Rs 7 crore in 2016 when he was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad. The southpaw didn’t have his best season, as he scored just 248 runs in 14 matches at an average of 19.07 and an economy rate of 118.09. #1 Kings XI Punjab (2008-10, 2018) Yuvraj made his IPL debut for his home franchise, Kings XI Punjab. 14 players were sold in the auction. From 2011 to 2013, he earned Rs 9.2 crore at Mumbai Indians every year. 3 / 11. The basic bid price of the player increases every year owing to that particular player’s playing history from the past year. After returning to India, Gill credited former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh for preparing him well in advance for the short-ball challenge Down Under. I would like to think, at the risk of actually going in favour of exactly what KC is whining about, that cook should always be selected regardless in order to really try and build a genuine;y great batsman, an England hero for many years. The 2008 IPL season involved 8 profes-sional cricket teams, all based in India. It sounded logically illogical then… maybe it is their way to simplify their selection headaches. 2008 - Leads Punjab into the semifinals. Here is the list of Most Expensive Players In The History of IPL since 2008. Having led the Indian team to the World T20 title in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007, it was no surprise that the then Indian skipper got the highest-winning bid at the IPL 2008 auction. 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