Highest Paid IPL Batsman 2018 – The popularity of IPL is spread all over the world. It is the 11th season of IPL. IPL, BBL, PSL etc. are so popular because there are no country barriers among players, so people love to see there favourite players from different countries on the same team. So here we listed some highest paid IPL players 2018.
Highest Paid IPL Batsman 2018
So directly coming to this season IPL. The Players Auction for IPL was held on January 27 and 28 at Bengaluru where the 8 teams of IPL were present to bring the best players to their team. There were 580 players out of which 361 were Indians. And between all those some Players went with a huge price to the teams. Here we discuss some of the highest bidding batsman in IPL 2018. Obviously, Virat Kohli, who is the highest paid batsman in IPL, is retained by RCB with an amount of 17 crores. Other players like MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma etc. were also gone with the huge amount but here we will discuss about the Batsman who went high in the auction.
Most Expensive IPL Player 2018
1) KL Rahul – (11 Crores)
This inform Indian opener went to KXIP with a huge amount of 11 Crores and became the highest paid IPL batsman 2018. As he is in form and regarding his previous IPL records KXIP and SRH bid him till the end. But unfortunately, it was KXIP who grabbed the Batsman in his bag. He will open for KXIP and will score good runs for the team. And he now becomes one of the IPL 11 Costly batsman 2018.
2) Manish Pandey – (11Crores )
The Inform middle order batsman of India became one of the two IPL Costliest Batsman 2018. As he is in form and did well for KKR in previous season he was in every one’s eyes in this season. Where KKR didn’t bid for him other teams went after him. It was again a fight between KXIP and SRH to get the player and at last SRH bid 11Crores to get him in the team. He is now one of the IPL most expensive batsman in 2018.
3) Chris Lynn –(9.6 Crores)
This inform batsman played a major role for KKR in last season of IPL. So he was in eyes of every team. But KKR didn’t give chance to anyone to grab him out of their hand. Though KKR had the RTM Card but they went for bidding and made him IPL 11 Costly batsman 2018 and bought the player with 9.6 Crores and became one of the IPL most expensive batsman in 2018. He will surely open for KKR and will score his best till he is present in the crease.
4) Sanju Samson –(8 Crores)
He is the youngest player who became one of the IPL Costliest Batsman 2018. He played his best in the last season for DD. His talent is known to everyone. So teams like MI, DD and RR went after him in the auction. But it was RR who grabbed him at last and made him one of the highest paid IPL batsman 2018.
5) Dinesh Karthik – (7.4 Crores)
This Indian wicket-keeper batsman became one of the most expensive batsman in 2018. After losing Gambhir in the auction KKR went for Dinesh and bagged him with 7.4 Crores. Maybe he will captained the KKR team in this season of IPL and play according to his records and prove his value of highest bidding batsman in IPL 2018 for KKR.
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6) Robin Uthappa –(6.4 Crores)
He is on the list of IPL Costliest Batsman 2018 due to his hard-hitting performance in the last seasons. All teams went after him as all want a wicket-keeper batsman but it was KKR who grabbed the batsman with the help of RTM card. He will surely open with Chris Lynn for KKR and score good runs. He is one of highest paid Batsman in IPL 2018 who went with RTM card.
7) Aaron Finch –(6.2 Crores)
This inform Australian batsman became one of the Overseas IPL 11 Costly batsman 2018. He can hit fast and hard so all teams went after him but KXIP bagged him with 6.2 Crores and made him one of the highest bidding player in IPL 2018. He will open for KXIP and surely score some good runs.
8) Ishan Kishan – (6.2 Crores)
This uncapped wicket-keeper batsman went high and became one of the most expensive batsman in 2018 according to his base price. MI bid 6.2 Crores and grabbed him to the team and made him one of the IPL most expensive batsman 2018. Surely he will score good in this season and became a capped player before the next season.
9) Karun Nair – (5.6 crores)
Where experienced Batsman like Martin Guptill, Hasim Amla went unsold on the auction this young star went high on and became the IPL 11 Costly Batsman. KXIP didn’t miss the chance and grabbed this Inform Batsman with an amount of 5.6 Crores and made him one of the highest bidding batsman in 2018.
10) Shikhar Dhawan – (5.2Crores)
This left-handed opening batsman of Indian cricket team is obviously in form. He is in between the 16 Marquee players and the first player to bid in this season’s auction.He became the IPL Costliest batsman 2018 as KXIP bid him for 5.2 Crores, but SRH didn’t miss the chance and used his RTM card to grab the player to their team. He is one of the 10 most expensive batsman in 2018.
So these are those players who are now the highest bidding player in IPL 2018 and also they will be on the list of highest paid IPL batsman 2018.