The world’s most cash rich cricket league has also made some cash rich cricketers who got huge sum of money in IPL Auction. With every IPL season, the list of highest paid cricketers is changing. MS Dhoni became the highest buy in 1st season with an amount of 6 crore rupees. As the time changed, cricketers like Yuvraj Singh and Ben Stokes have accompanied the top spots. However after the IPL retention policy in 2018, the tables have turned dramatically. Here’s the list of most expensive player in IPL.
5. Ben Stokes
The English all-rounder was sold for a sum of 14.5 crore rupees to Rising Pune SuperGiant in IPL Auction 2017. He didn’t disappoint and scored 316 runs with 12 wickets from 12 games for the RPS. He guided them to the qualifiers before joining his national team.
The Englishman has been enjoying a good run from last 2 years and was expected to get a huge deal in IPL Auctions 2018. Eventually he was picked by Rajasthan Royals for 12.5 crore in the 2018 auction and continues to be an integral part of the setup in the ongoing season.