Do you know which of your favorite overseas player is the most expensive one in Indian Premier League 2018? Here is the list/rank of top 10 highest paid Foreign players in IPL 2018.
In last ten years, IPL has come on top of all the franchise cricket in the world. Most players became part of different franchises and served for various teams in last ten seasons. Franchisees pay a fortune to buy some of the most popular and best batsman, bowlers and all-rounders around the world. Overseas players, especially T20 specialists always attract bids from different teams during auctions, and many of them get sold for a big amount most of the time. So here’s the list of the top 10 highest paid Foreign players in IPL 2018 which is the eleventh season of the tournament.
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Top 10 Highest Paid Foreign Players In IPL 2018
1. Ben Stokes – 12.5 Crore by RR
Rajasthan Royals bought Ben Stokes for 12.5 Crore Rs. in IPL Auction 2018, making him highest paid foreign player in IPL 2018. He is among best all rounder in the game right now and proved his worth in IPL 2017.
2. Steven Smith – 12 Crore by RR
Rajasthan Royals retained Steven Smith by paying him 12 Crore Rs. after Smith lead the Pune Supergiants to IPL 2017 final.
3. David Warner – 12 Crore by SRH
One of the most destructive batsman in world cricket and highest run scorer in IPL 10. He led SRH to IPL title in 2016. Hyderabad paid 12 crore rs. to retain him for this season.
4. AB De Villiers – 11 Crore
ABD has a loyal fanbase in Bangalore and RCB retained him for 11 Crore Rs. in 2018. A proven performer and exceptionally humble person is the eye candy of Indian Premier League.
5. Chris Lynn – 9.6 Crore By KKR
The destructive power Hitter of Australia, was bought back by KKR after paying 9.6 Crore Rs., second highest for an overseas player at IPL auction 2018.
6. Mitchell Starc – 9.4 Crore by KKR
One of the finest left arm fast bowler in world cricket right now. His four overs could be game changer and Kolkata Knight Riders paid whopping 9.4 Crore Rs. for those four overs.
7. Glenn Maxwell – 9 Crore by DD
An out of form Maxwell was the talking point after 2018 auction when Daredevils paid 9 crore Rs. to buy him. He is a well known hitter in T20 cricket and capable of winning match on his own.
8. Rashid Khan – 9 Crore by SRH
The most sought after player in T20 circuit around the globe. SRH paid 9 crore rs. to retain Rashid Khan who had a dream IPL debut in 2016.
9. Sunil Narine – 8.5 Crore by KKR
Sunil Narine has remained KKR’s go to man since last many years. He was retained by KKr for 8.5 Crore Rs.
10. Chris Woakes – 7.4 Crore by RCB
RCB needed a good T20 all rounder and they went for English Fast bowling all rounder Chris Woakes, who is in good form right now.
Indian Premier League has made players of all countries rich and gave them a platform to shine in front of millions of viewers throughout the world. These 10 Batsman and Bowlers are highest paid foreign players in IPL 2018.