The biggest cricketing bonanza of the year – IPL auction 2018.Across Saturday and Sunday, the eight franchisees assembled under one roof to build their squad for the upcoming season of the IPL.
10 Biggest Buys of IPL 2018:
1. Ben Stokes : (Rs 12.5 Crores)
He was picked by Rajasthan Royals at whopping price. Coincidentally Ben Stokes was taken by 14.5 Crores in the last season.
2. Jaydev Unadkat : (Rs 11.5 Crores)
He bagged a massive amount from Rajasthan Royals – the first big buy in Day 2 of the auction.
3. KL Rahul : (Rs 11 Crores)
He became the first Indian to touch the double figure on the day 1 of the IPL Auction 2018. He was bought by Kings XI Punjab.
4. Manish Pandey : (Rs 11 Crores)
He joined the league of most expensive players in IPL 2018. He was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a huge sum on the Day 1 of the auction.
5. Chris Lynn : (9.6 Crores)
Australian batsman was bagged by Kolkata Knight Riders. He played for KKR in the last edition of IPL as well.
6. Mitchell Starc : (9.4 Crores)
Australian cricketer went to Kolkata Knight Riders for the whopping amount.
7. Glenn Maxwell : (9 Crores)
Another Australian player was picked up by Delhi Daredevils .
8. Rashid Khan : (9 Crores)
Sunrisers Hyderabad bagged Rashid Khan much sought Afghan player for this amount the player was part of the same team in the previous editionof IPL.
9. Krunal Pandya : (8.8 Crores)
Mumbai Indians took him on their side. Both Krunal and Hardik Pandya will play for Mumbai Indians in this edition of IPL.
10. Sanju Samson : (8 Crores)
Rajasthan Royals bought him for a massive amount as the player also belongs to this place it’s like home coming for the young player.