IPL auction 2018 list of sold players: England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Indian youngsters Manish Pandey, KL Rahul and Jaydev Unadkat emerged as the most valuable players at the IPL auction 2018. The Australian trio of Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc and Chris Lynn were also sold for hefty prices along with India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Debut season winners Rajasthan Royals (RR) secured Stokes for an eye-popping Rs 12.5 crore. Pandey and Rahul were both sold for Rs 11 crore while Unadkat was bought by RR for a whopping Rs 11.5 crore. Meanwhile, Pandey was at the centre of an intense bidding war between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). He eventually went to Hyderabad at 11 times his base price as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) decided not to exercise the right to match (RTM) option.
Here is full list of players sold at IPL auction 2018 team-wise:
1) Rajasthan Royals: Steven Smith (retained), Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson, Jos Butler, Rahul Tripathi, Jofra Archer, Darcy Shorts, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ankit Sharma, Zahir Khan Pakteen.
2) Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell (retained), Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishank Jaggi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi.
3) Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan (retained), Brendon Mccullum, Chris Vokes, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Quinton De Kock, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manan Vohra, Aniket Choudhary, Navdeep Saini, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohammed Siraj
4) Delhi Daredevils: Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Shreyas Iyer (retained), Glenn Maxwell, Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Mohammed Shami, Amit Mishra, Prithvi Shaw, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Gurkeerat Mann, Jayant Yadav, Daniel Christian, Trent Boult, Manjot Kalra, Abhishek Sharma
5) Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah (retained), Kieron Pollard, Mustafizur Rahman, Pat Cummins, Surya Kumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Evin Lewis
6) Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (retained), Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al-Hasan, Kane Williamson, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, T Natarajan, Basil Thampi, Syed Khaleed Ahmed, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Sharma
7) Kings XI Punjab: Axar Patel (retained), R Ashwin, Karun Nair, KL Rahul, David Miller, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Rana, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Mujeeb Zadran, Yuvraj Singh
8) Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina (retained), Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayadu, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Jagadeesan Narayan