Highest paid cricketers of IPL 2018

The IPL season is just about to begin with the world’s top cricketers set to earn huge pay cheques from the latest edition of the T20 tournament. Apart from the best-retained players of all time, these are highest bid players of the season. Read on to know more about the IPL auction 2018 highest sold players

10. Jofra Archer: 7.2 Crore

The most exciting young all-rounders in English county cricket, Jofra Archer was bought by Rajasthan Royals for 7.2 crore.

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9. Dinesh Karthik: 7.4 Crore

India’s favorite wicketkeeper cum batsman, Dinesh Karthik will be a part of KKR in the 11th season of the Indian Premier League.

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8. Ravichandran Ashwin: Rs 7.6 Crore

After a lot of speculation, Ravichandran Ashwin was sold to Kings XI Punjab for a sum of Rs 7.6 cr. Though the fans expected him to be a part of CSK this season too, it is Punjab who will be benefited in IPL 2018.

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7. Kedar Jadhav: 7.8 Crore

Chennai Super Kings has got another all-rounder, Kedar Jadhav in this 11th edition of the IPL. He was picked at 7.8 crores.

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6. Krunal Pandya: 8.8 Crore

Mumbai Indians got a comparatively strong team this season. Both Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya will play for the team this time. Krunal Pandya was bagged by MI at 8.8 cr.

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5. Glenn Maxwell: Rs 9 Crore

A lot of bidders like the SRH and Rajasthan Royals wanted Glenn in their bag couldn’t get him and he was finally picked up by Delhi Daredevils for 9 cr.

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4. Chris Lynn: 9.6 Crore

The famous Australian batsman, Chris Lynn, a Kolkata Knight Riders player is again a KKR player this time at a high sum of 9.6 cr.

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3. Manish Pandey: 11 Crore

Being a part of Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous seasons, Manish Pandey was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad this year at 11 cr.

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2. Jaydev Unadkat: 11.5 Crore

The most expensive Indian player in the 11th edition of the IPL, Jaydev Unadkat bagged a massive 11.5 crore from Rajasthan Royals on Day 2 of the IPL auction this year.

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1. Ben Stokes: Rs 12.5 Crore

Snapped at 14.5cr last year, Ben Stokes is picked at 12.5 cr this year by Rajasthan Royals.

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