Highlights of the 2018 IPL auction

The Indian Premier League 2018 auction took place on Saturday and here are some highlights of the auction.

The highest bidding was for Ben Stokes who was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for a huge amount of ₹12.5 crore.

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was bought by Kings XI Punjab for ₹7.6 crore. For the past seven editions of IPL, Aswin had played for Chennai Super Kings. CSK stopped the bidding for Ashwin at Rs 4.4 crore. Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson, was bought by the Rajasthan Royals team for ₹8 crore along with England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler who cost ₹4.4 crore.

Harbhajan who has played for the Mumbai Indians in IPL's first 10 seasons will now be in Chennai Super Kings and was bought for ₹2 crore.

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