5 Most Expensive Players of IPL 2018 Retention
IPL 2018 retention has been completed; eight franchises of Indian Premier League (IPL) have announced their retained players. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals are returning after two years of suspension. IPL 2018 retention saw some shocking calls of retention.
This year Board of Control for Cricket in India had increased the salary cap from Rs 66. crores to Rs. 80 crores; which is Rs. 14 crores more than the last years. With this BCCI also fixed the minimum salary cap deduction; Rs. 15 crores, Rs. 11 crores and Rs. 7 crores for retention of all three players. Rs. 12.5 crores and Rs. 8.5 crores were deducted for retention of two players. And Rs. 12.5 crores were deducted for retention of only one player.
For retaining the big players and the fan base of the team, the team franchise has to pay the price. So let’s look at the 5 most expensive player retention of IPL 2018: