VIVO IPL 2018 Player Auction – 169 players sold

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As expected this years auction will change all teams squad and each team has almost equal chance to buy the players to make their team balanced.

Total 169 players sold in auction in 2 days on 27 and 28 January at Bangalore.

· Total players sold – 169

· Total Indian players – 113

· Total overseas players 56

· Top overseas buy – Benjamin Stokes (RR) – INR 12.5 cr

· Top Indian buy – Jaydev Unadkat (RR) – INR 11.5 cr

· Top uncapped Indian buy – Krunal Pandya – INR 8.80 cr

While total RTM cards used – 19 means all teams retain their players using this card in the auction.\

The country-wise breakup of players to take part in the upcoming season is as below

Country Players
India 113
Afghanistan 4
Australia 17
Bangladesh 2
England 8
Nepal 1
New Zealand 7
South Africa 8
Sri Lanka 2
West Indies 7

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