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 After writing about the players released by the teams for IPL 2017, here we are coming up with the news about players who got the maximum bid amount. As we all know the origin of cricket is England and the aggressive style of play and classic game skills, that makes England cricket players a true cricketer. This time IPL auction was memorable as Ben Stokes got the maximum bid of 14.5 crore ( 145 millions ) is the maximum bid amount any foreign player got in IPL.

Ben Stokes IPLHe is an all-rounder from England. Previously we have seen him playing against India for the Test, ODI and T20, he played superb innings and that could be the reason he got the maximum bid amount in this IPL season. This time he will play for Rising Pune Supergiants and he is waiting to play with MS Dhoni.

Let us know the reason why does he get the maximum bid as a foreign player. If we look at his T20 career, he does not have a good record but the only reason he got the maximum bid is the number of T20 matches he played in India which cover almost top T20 international teams. From 2016 he has played total 12 T20 matches and out of those 12, he has played total 9 matches in  India.

Here is the list of teams he has played against in the year 2016 to till date.


South Africa

Sri Lanka

West Indies

New Zealand



This IPL is going to be very interesting as we are going to watch ben stokes playing for the first time.

Thank you for reading I hope you will like the article. Stay connected and tuned for further news from IPL 2017.




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