IPL Auction 2014: Richest contracts for Indian players of all-time

See which home-grown stars have cashed in ahead of the seventh auction this week. The seventh Indian Premier League auction...

See which home-grown stars have cashed in ahead of the seventh auction this week.

The seventh Indian Premier League auction will be conducted this Wednesday and the world’s elite cricketers, including several Indian stars, are set to earn millions, in what is quickly becoming one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the world cricketing calender.

A list of 514 short-form cricketers will go under the hammer, with top contracts expected to fetch in excess of $2 million-per-season.

Of course homegrown stars bring with them match-winning skills with bat, ball and in the field and can bring added prestige to a team and its owner, if they are earn their services.

And ahead of the 2014 auction, which is tipped to be one of the most exciting held in the IPL’s history, fanatix looks back at which Indian players have earned the most in the previous six years of the competition.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir Kolkata Knight Riders

$2.680 million — Kolkata Knight Riders — 2011

IPL Batting and Fielding stats

Mat NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Career 88 10 2471 93 32.09 1945 127.04 0 20 291 37 14 0
2013 16 0 406 60 25.37 343 118.36 0 4 51 5 2 0
2012 17 2 590 93 39.33 411 143.55 0 6 64 17 4 0
2011 15 4 378 75* 34.36 317 119.24 0 2 44 3 1 0
2010 11 1 277 72 30.77 217 127.64 0 2 32 2 3 0
2009 15 2 286 71* 22.00 278 102.87 0 1 32 2 2 0
2008 14 1 534 86 41.07 379 140.89 0 5 68 8 2 0

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