IPL Ben Stokes is most expensive foreign player Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 :  England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the Indian Premier League’s most expensive foreign player when Rising Pune Supergiants bought him for £1.7m.

Tymal Mills went for £1.4m to Royal Challengers Bangalore, while fellow England bowler Chris Woakes was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for £504,140.

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has gone to Kings XI Punjab for £240,066.

International team-mates Jason Roy and Chris Jordan were sold to Gujarat Lions and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively.

Batsman Roy, 26, fetched £120,000, while 28-year-old fast bowler Jordan cost £60,000.

His fee overtakes that of former England duo Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff, who were sold for $1.55m (£1.1m) each in 2009.

Source by: Internet

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