List Of Top 5 Highest Paid IPL Players in 2018
The VIVO IPL player auction is very exciting event which is off field.Earlier this week ipl auction has taken place for the year 2018 ,we saw some players retained by their franchises(Virat Kohli with an amount of 17 Cr retained by RCB.) ,Some of the players not able to get any team with base price even and some players move for big money. Every one was looking for highest players of ipl 2018,So here is the list of top 5 highest paid ipl players in 2018.
Top 5 Highest Paid IPL Players in 2018:
1. Ben Stokes-( 12.50 Crore )
The 26-year-old’s All Rounder, Ben Stoke is now one of the expensive player in IPl auction 2018 which was bought for 12.5 cr. by Rajastan Royals.Stokes, who has not played for England since the incident happened Bristol,Rajastan Royal played a big gamble and bid a massive amount on him on the basis of previous ipl performance.Last ipl season he was part of Rising Pune Giants team and with his all rounder talent RPS leads to final.Stokes also went on to win the last season’s most valuable player award.
2. Jaydev Unadkat- ( 11.50 Crore )
Left-arm pacer ,strike bowler, Jaydev Unadkat has taken for 11.5 cr. by Rajastan Royals,also made the auction’s most expensive buy earlier this week. Unadkat was took because of his specialist T20 skills and his recent form and the fact that he was second highest wicket taker in last season played for Rising Pune Supergiants. As per his current form, he was man of the series in India’s previous T20 series against Sri Lanka.
3. K L RAHUL – ( 11 Crore )
Young energetic ,wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul also as Lokesh Rahul was bought for 11 cr by Kings XI Punjab,which was entered the auction with the biggest purse of Rs 67.5 crore.He is now the one of the IPL most Highest Paid player in 2018. Kings XI Punjab strengthened the opening slot with this player which will open the inning definitely.He is the first player in T20I history to score a century when batting at number 4 position or lower. Rahul was a part of the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore as a wicket-keeper batsman in 2013. In 2014, he was bought by the SRH for Rs. 1 crore at the auction. In the 2016 season, he returned to the Royal Challengers Bangalore and now he will play for Kings XI Punjab.
4. Manish Pandey – ( 11 Crore )
Right-handed middle-order batsman,first Indian player to score a century in the IPL in 2009 was bought for 11 cr by Sunrisers Hyderabad. He played as an opening batsman for his former IPL team, the Royal Challengers Bangalore and delivered good knocks for the team. That’s why he is most expensive player in IPL 2018 .Sunrisers Hyderabad strengthened the middle order with this player.His consistence performance ensured SRH something greater in the long-run.
5. Chris Lynn – ( 9.60 Crore )
Australian cricketer, a right-handed middle order batsman able to stay in the race of highest bidding player in IPL 2018. KKR Bought Firework player for 9.6 cr. after very much discussion with KKR Crew Members.he played a couple of useful innings in all three formats of the game, but he couldn’t convert those knocks into big scores. Considered a big match player, he just played one match in IPL 2012, for the now defunct, Deccan Chargers. After warming the bench with the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2013 season, Lynn was purchased by KKR at the 2014 Player Auction.Lynn did deliver a few good knocks and took a blinding catch against Royal Challengers Bangalore in a crucial game thereby proving his all-round abilities.