Top 10 Highest Paid IPL 2018 Players


The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the truly the money making festival for the cricketers around the world. Year after a year, IPL has become more exciting and entertaining for the spectators and also became one of the most popular sports league in the world. Let’s take a look at the top 10 highest paid IPL cricketers of 2018.

1. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

No surprise! The Indian skipper in his supreme form and his captaincy is unmatched at present. He has been retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction and is getting ₹17 crore/year in IPL 11.

2. MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni

After 2 years, MS Dhoni is back as the “Captain Cool” of Chennai Super Kings as they have retained him in the 2018 IPL auction and made him the skipper. Dhoni is getting ₹15 crore/year in IPL 11.

3. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh is undoubtedly one of India’s most promising cricketing talents, and that’s why he has been retained by Delhi Daredevils for a whopping price of ₹15 crore/year in IPL 11.

4. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Sachin Tendulkar left off Mumbai Indians in 2013, and since then, Rohit Sharma has very well taken the team forward as the skipper with 2 IPL Championships (2015 and 2017) under his belt. In the 2018 IPL auction, the Ambani’s have retained him by paying ₹12.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

5. Axar Patel

Axar Patel

Kings XI Punjab bought Axar in 2014, and since then, he has proven his all-round ability whenever put to test. His efforts have finally paid off as Kings XI Punjab has retained him for a whopping price of ₹12.5  crore/year in IPL 11.


6. Steve Smith

Steve Smith

The Australian skipper is on cloud 9 after winning the Ashes 4-0 against England in 2017-18. His leadership skills and splendid batting form has earned him the role of the skipper of Rajasthan Royals as they have retained him retained for ₹12.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

7. Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes is the best all-rounder in world cricket at the moment, and that’s why Rajasthan Royals fought hard in the 2018 IPL auctions and got him for a price of ₹12.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

8. David Warner

David Warner

The “Pocket Dynamo” Australian was made the skipper of SunRisers Hyderabad in 2015 and since then the team has been in red-hot form and were crowned IPL Champions in 2016. In the 2018 IPL auctions, SunRisers Hyderabad has retained him for ₹12.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

9. Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine

The West Indian mystery spinner has always been an integral part of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2012. And that’s why Kolkata Knight Riders have retained him for ₹12.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

10. Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat’s splendid bowling performance for Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL 2017 was noted by all franchises before the 2018 IPL auction, and that’s why Rajasthan Royals fought hard to include him in their bowling line-up, by paying a whopping amount of ₹11.5 crore/year in IPL 11.

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