IPL auction 2018 has finished and before that, all franchises have retained their team players for VIVO IPL t20 cricket. Here we are going to show you that who are the Top 21 Most Expensive IPL Players 2018. While the most expensive player in IPL 2017 was Ben Stokes, this year the IPL highest paid player 2018 spot is again bagged by Ben Stokes.
Indian Premier League (IPL) is an Indian annual T20 cricket tournament and every franchise has bought the best players for their teams in IPL Auction 2018. Indian premier league is also known as IPL and there are many cricket fans in India who are eagerly waiting for Indian premier league which is going to start from 5th April 2018.
There are many names from the Auction who become a millionaire over a night and got their name ranked in IPL most Expensive Players of the year 2018. Before the IPL auction 2018, each franchise retained its teams’ most valuable players. From there, we got the most preferred players of IPL seasons11. But, here we are showing you the chart of Top 21 most expensive IPL players in the 11th season in 2018.
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Table of Top 21 IPL Highest Paid Players 2018
|IPL Team||Player Name||Type||Price|
|Rajasthan Royals||Benjamin Stokes||All-Rounder||₹12,50,00,000|
|Rajasthan Royals||Jaydev Unadkat||Bowler||₹11,50,00,000|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Manish Pandey||Batsman||₹11,00,00,000|
|Kings XI Punjab||KL Rahul||Batsman||₹11,00,00,000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Chris Lynn||Batsman||₹9,60,00,000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Mitchell Starc||Bowler||₹9,40,00,000|
|Delhi Daredevils||Glenn Maxwell||All-Rounder||₹9,00,00,000|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rashid Khan Arman||Bowler||₹9,00,00,000|
|Mumbai Indians||Krunal Pandya||All-rounder||₹8,8000000|
|Rajasthan Royals||Sanju Samson||Wicket Keeper||₹8,0000000|
|Rajasthan Royals||Kedar Jadav||Wicket Keeper||₹7,8000000|
|Kings XI Punjab||Ravindra Chandran Ashwin||All-Rounder||₹7,6000000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Dinesh Karthik||Wicket Keeper||₹7,4000000|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Chris Woakes||All-Rounder||₹7,4000000|
|Kings XI Punjab||Andrew Tye||Bowler||₹7,20,00,000|
|Rajasthan Royals||Jofra Archer||All-rounder||₹7,2000000|
|Chennai Super Kings||Dwayne Bravo||All-Rounder||₹6,4000000|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Robin Uthappa||Wicket Keeper||₹6,4000000|
|Kings XI Punjab||Aaron Finch||Batsman||₹6.2000000|
|Kings XI Punjab||Marcus Stoinis||All-rounder||₹6,20,00,000|
|Mumbai Indians||Ishan Kishan||Wicket Keeper||₹6,2000000|
How many Overseas Players are in IPL 11?
The two-day grand VIVO IPL 2018 Player Auction finalized in Bengaluru where only 169 players filled up the 182 available slots.
Just from its start, the league has been a destination where talent meets opportunity and it was once again evident as out of 113 Indian cricketers that were bought, 71 are uncapped, and will get a chance to unleash their potential in the upcoming edition.
In 2017, Afghanistan players played IPL for very first time and now the VIVO IPL 2018 has got great feedbacks as Sandeep Lamichhane becomes the first cricketer from Nepal to join the world’s best T20 league.
This year there will be 56 overseas players representing different IPL Teams. The 11th season will have the pleasure to bring together players from nine different nations.
With the Indian U19 cricketers winning the ICC World Cup in New Zealand 2018, there were some great picks as franchises invested in the youth. U19 Fast bowlers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi were grasped by KKR and both received bids in excess of ₹3 crore.
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10 most expensive players IPL History
After IPL highest paid player list in 2018, you must also know about the highest paid players in the history of IPL. With Virat Kohli retaining the Top spot in the most expensive IPL players list in the retained players category back to back, Yuvraj Singh has acquired the second spot in the list. The list goes on with most of the Indian Cricket Players names in it. Have a detailed look;
|Players||Team||Year||Cost In Crores|
|Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2018||17cr|
|Yuvraj Singh||Delhi Daredevils||2015||16cr|
|Rohit Sharma||Mumbai Indians||2018||15cr|
|MS Dhoni||Chennai Super Kings||2018||15cr|
|Rishabh Pant||Delhi Daredevils||2018||15cr|
|Ben Stoke||Rising Pune Supergiant||2017||14.5cr|
|Yuvraj Singh||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2014||14cr|
|Dinesh Karthik||Delhi Daredevils||2014||12.5cr|
|MS Dhoni||Rising Pune Supergiant||2016||12.5cr|
|David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||2018||12.5cr|
|Steve Smith||Rajasthan Royals||2018||12.5cr|