IPL 2023
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Last Update on: December 29th, 2022 at 04:20 pm

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IPL 2023: Team Wise One Player Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament.  The IPL auction 2023 was a one-day affair that saw some really high biddings that shattered all previous records. Sam Curran, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, and Cameron Green were some of the costliest buys.

IPL Auction 2023- Sam Curran Bought By Punjab Kings (PBKS) For 18.50 Crores
IPL Auction 2023- Sam Curran Bought By Punjab Kings (PBKS) For 18.50 Crores

All-rounders raked in the big bucks at the recently held IPL auction 2023, with the 10 franchises going all out to pick the best from the set of players available. Punjab Kings broke the bank and paid INR 18.5 crores to acquire the services of England’s Sam Curran, the most expensive buy in IPL history.

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The franchises spent INR 167 Crores to buy 80 players in the bidding arena of the 405 players registered officially. Sunrisers Hyderabad bought the most number of players, having acquired the services of as many as 13 players. The side also had the highest remaining purse heading into the auction with 42.25 Cr. to spend.

Chris Jordan and Dawid Malan were among the unsold players in the IPL auction 2023 that included several Indian stars as well like Abhimanyu Easwaran, Priyank Panchal, Varun Aaron, Sandeep Sharma, and Shreyas Gopal to name few.

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IPL 2023: Team Wise One Player Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament

KL Rahul (Lucknow Super Giants)

LSG Skipper KL Rahul (Image Credits: IPL)
LSG Skipper KL Rahul (Image Credits: IPL)

Over the last 4 seasons, KL Rahul has scored close to or more than 600 runs every year, giving him the tag of the most consistent batsman. He won the orange cap once in IPL 2020 for scoring 670 runs and was the second-highest run-scorer in IPL 2021 and IPL 2022, scoring 626 and 616 runs respectively.

In 100 IPL innings, the top-order batsman has accumulated 3889 runs, at an average of 48 and strike rate of 136. This includes 4 centuries and 31 half-centuries. Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul will surely be one of the top contenders to win the orange cap in IPL 2023 and be the Man of the Tournament.

KL Rahul’s run-tally from the last four seasons (recent first) read: 626, 670, 593, and 659. The stylish yet destructive right-hander also holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in the IPL.

Other contenders from the Lucknow franchise to win Man of the Tournament are keepers Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran, leg spinner Amit Mishra, pacers Avesh Khan, and Mark Wood, and all-rounders Deepak Hooda and Marcus Stoinis.

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