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IPL 2023: Predicting most expensive player of the Tata IPL 2023 Auction

IPL 2023: Predicting most expensive player of the Tata IPL 2023 Auction: The Player retentions of all the 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) teams are over and now all eyes are set on the IPL 2023 Auction, which is scheduled to be held in Kochi on December 23. With just a month left for the mini-auction, the think tanks of all the franchises are brainstorming to get the best deals from the auction table.

IPL 2023: 5 Players Who Will Be In High Demand In The Auction
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However, everyone knows things go haywire on auction day. The uncertainty of the auction is such that some unexpected players bag one of the hefty bids of the season while the players who were actually anticipated to go bonkers get sold in a bargain deal. 

If we look at the auction dynamics, more often than not the all-rounders manage to make a steal deal. The players who have the ability of bowling along with hitting abilities are always in demand and fetch a handsome cheque.

As of now, the player retention is complete and the process of picking the right player from the auction has begun. All the teams would be making their plans and strategies for the auction day as to who they will acquire to strengthen their arsenal for the IPL 2023.

This article is all about IPL 2023: Predicting most expensive player of the Tata IPL 2023 Auction.

Predicting Most Expensive Player of Tata IPL 2023 Auction:

Sam Curran:

Sam Curran performing against Pakistan in ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Final at MCG.
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The stocks of Sam Curran have gone up following the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. His performance in the showpiece ICC event once again brought him back to the limelight. The all-rounder scalped 13 wickets in the World Cup 2022, which includes a 3-for in the final, and helped his side get crowned as the World T20 Champions.

Moreover, Curran has been amongst some of the highest-paid cricketers in the Indian Premier League (IPL). His batting and bowling abilities have always been top-notch. 

Besides his magical bowling prowesses, Curran is also a handy batter towards the end of the innings. In fact, he is a very fine batter. He has been scoring crucial odd runs for his team.

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Ben Stokes:

England defeats Pakistan by 5 wickets to win T20 World Cup 2022 Final
Ben Stokes scores winning run for England to win the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 against Pakistan. Image Source: ICC

English test skipper Ben Stokes’s demands have never dipped, neither in international cricket nor in the franchise. He is a proven performer and has a knack for producing scintillating performances in important games. 

Stokes has already been on the list of highest-paid IPL cricketers. He has featured in the IPL auction two times and on both occasions, his services were sold for more than 10 crores INR.

The English all-rounder can be the potential leader of one of the IPL franchises in the coming few years. His international experience will be crucial for any side that takes his services. 

Cameron Green:

Cameron Green scored a blistering half century against India, earlier this year.
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How often do we hear players making the most of the given opportunities? Quite often, No! But Australian young all-rounder Cameron Green is a classic example of how to grab the opportunity with both hands open.

Green made most of David Warner’s absence in the Australian T20I side and made a huge name for himself. In three-match T20I series against India, Cameron Green slammed two quickfire half-centuries and planted a strong thought in the minds of cricket experts and think tanks.

Notably, Green is 23 years old and can contribute for good 10 years in any franchise. He can be a long-term solution for a team in the Indian Premier League.

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