1. Mitchell Starc (Kolkata Knight Riders)

Mitchell Starc, now the highest-paid player in IPL 2024, joins Kolkata Knight Riders for an eye-watering ₹24.75 Crore.

2. Pat Cummins (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

Australian cricket team’s Test captain and pace spearhead, Pat Cummins, was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹20.50 Crore.

3. Daryl Mitchell (Chennai Super Kings)

Daryl Mitchell, the New Zealand all-rounder, was acquired by Chennai Super Kings for ₹14 Crore, a testament to his rising stature in international cricket.

4. Harshal Patel (Punjab Kings)

Harshal Patel, celebrated for his death over bowling and clever variations, was bought by Punjab Kings for ₹11.75 Crore.

5. Alzarri Joseph (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Alzarri Joseph, the young West Indies pace sensation, joins Royal Challengers Bangalore for ₹11.50 Crore.