8 Highest Paid Players In The IPL Series

Blog By Helma  |  04-04-18

Here Is The List Of Costliest Player In The Franchise

Virat Kohli- 17 Crore For RCB

Virat Kohli- 17 Crore For RCB

Virat Kohli who has been in the royal challengers bangalore from the start point. After not opting to retain the IPL's most dangerous player, Chris Gayle, RCB decided that Kohli was too precious to let go.

RCB continued to keep Virat this year too by awe inspiring amount like 17 crore making him the costliest player.


Yuvraj Singh- 16 Crore For DD

Yuvraj Singh- 16 Crore For DD

Yuvraj Singh who has been continously playing for Delhi Daredevils with an exact amount like 14 crore.

But in 2015 they paid him 16 crore, and then Yuvraj averaged less than 20 runs that season, and it's safe to assume that he was the biggest bust in the history of IPL.


Rohit Sharma- 15 Crore For Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma- 15 Crore For Mumbai Indians

Rohit is probably the most successful player in the history of IPL. He's captained the Mumbai side to IPL title three times and has been an integral part since 2011.

Owing to those reasons, Mumbai retained Rohit for a staggering Rs 15 crore, making him the highest paid player in the history of Mumbai Indians.


MS Dhoni- 15 Crore For CSK

MS Dhoni- 15 Crore For CSK

MSD was the first Indian skipper to lift as well as defend the IPL crown. CSK recognising the value of MSD dished out Rs 15 crore to get him back for the 2018 season, making him the highest paid player in the franchise's history.


Ben Stokes- 12.5 Crore For RR

Ben Stokes- 12.5 Crore For RR

Nothing is a bigger testament to that than Rajasthan Royals paying Rs. 12.5 crore for the English all-rounder.

Stokes represented Rising Pune Supergiants last season. With a strike rate of 140+, you can expect to see Ben Stokes hitting many balls out of the park.


Shikhar Dhawan- 12.5 Crore For Sunrisers Hyderabad

Shikhar Dhawan- 12.5 Crore For Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers retained Shikhar for Rs 12.5 crore in 2017 IPL auctions, making him the most expensive player in the franchise's history.


Gautam Gambir - 11.05 Crore For KKR

Gautam Gambir - 11.05 Crore For KKR

KKR paid Rs 11.04 crore in 2011 to avail his services and he did not disappoint. Gambhir led Kolkata to 2012 and 2014 titles, making him worth every single penny.


KL Rahul -11 Crore For Kings Xl Punjab

KL Rahul -11 Crore For Kings Xl Punjab

The staggering price of Rs 11 crore in this year's auction certainly raised a few eyebrows considering KL Rahul isn't a superstar per say.

But with a strike rate of 125 and 725 runs in 39 IPL matches, KL Rahul is ready to spearhead the new Punjab team.








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