West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has become the most expensive Caribbean player in IPL history. 27-year-old Pooran has been bought by Lucknow Supergiants for Rs 16 crore. He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 10.75 crore in the last auction. But Hyderabad released him from the contract before the IPL 2023 auction. This allowed him to participate in the auction again and this benefited Pooran.