1 Ben Stokes
England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive player at the IPL 2018 acution. He was picked by Rajasthan Royals at a whopping price of Rs 12.5 crore. Coincidentally, Ben Stokes was snapped up for a record price of Rs 14.5 crore in the last season of the IPL as well.
2 Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat became the costliest Indian buy at this year's auction. Rajasthan Royals snapped him for whopping INR 11.5 Crore. Earlier, he has represented Pune Supergiant in the IPL and took 24 wickets at 13.41.
3 K L Rahul
Indian opener KL Rahul will play for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2018. He was rewarded with a whopping Rs. 11 crore deal by Kings XI Punjab after starting with a base price of Rs. 2 crore.
4 Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey became the first Indian to touch the double figure on Day 1 of IPL Auction 2018. He was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whooping sum of 11 Crore.
5 Chris Lynn
Kolkata Knight Riders bought Australian batsman Chris Lynn for a huge sum of 9.6 Crore.