Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018

Get ready for the most esteemed and cash-rich T-20 Cricket tournament, Indian Premier League. After ten successful seasons, BCCI is coming with the 11th season of Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 11.



IPL 2018 will start on April 7th at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The opening match is going to be the much awaited one, as the defending champions Mumbai Indians will face the Chennai Super Kings, who are returning back after two years of betting suspension. And one more twist is their, IPL 2018 will be the first season with DRS (Umpire Decision Review System).

A total of 60 matches will be played between eight teams across India in 51 days. Ten venues have been decided for the matches. Each team faces other team twice during the tournament in robin-round format. Top four teams will face each other in the semi-finals according to the aggregate points during playoffs and finally the winner of semi-finals will face each other in finals.

Click to check the IPL 2018 matches schedule




The live coverage of IPL 2018 will broadcast on Star Sports. Star Sports got all the rights to telecast the full coverage in India. Star sports purchased the media rights in Rs 16,347.50 cr for next five years. You can also get the live coverage of complete IPL matches on your mobile and tablets. You just need to download Hot Star app in your gadgets and get access to the live coverage of IPL 11. Here is the complete list of channels where IPL 2018 will broadcast live:

  • IndiaStar Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports 4, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports HD2, DD Nationals
  • UK Sky Sports
  • US – ESPN, Willow TV
  • South Africa Super Sport


  • Singapore Star Hub, Singtel, Eleven Sports, CricketGateWay
  • Sri Lanka Carlton Sports Network
  • Pakistan Geo Super
  • Nepal Sony Max, Sony Six, Sony ESPN
  • New Zealand Sky NZ
  • Arab – OSN Sports
  • Malaysia Astro, CricketGateWay
  • Hong Kong PCCW, CricketGateWay
  • Caribbean SportsMax, Flow TV
  • Canada Ethnic Channel Group, CricketGateWay
  • Bangladesh Bong BD, CricketGateWay
  • Afghanistan Lemar TV,  CricketGateWay
  • Bhutan Set Max, Sony Six
  • European Territory Talk Radio
  • Australia CricketGateWay
  • Rest of Asia – CricketGateWay
  • Mena Countries – OSN Rights, OSN Play


Teams:

11th edition of IPL 2018 is just one week away. Eight teams start facing each other on 7th April, 2018 hard to be the winner of IPL 11. T-20 Tournament will run for 2 months and ends on 27th May 2018. IPL team 2018 player list for all teams is placed below:




Teams Captain IPL Team Player List
Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Keiron Pollard, Mustafizur Rahman, Pat Cummins, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, JP Duminy, Jason Behrendorff, T N Dhillon, Sharad Lumba, Aditya Tare, Mayank Markande, Akila Dananjaya, Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh
Kolkata Knight Riders Dinesh Karthik Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Mitch Starc’s, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Ishank Jaggi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Cameron Delport, Mitchell Johnson, Javon Searles
Royal Challengers Bangalore Virat Kohli Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Quinton de Kock, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manan Vohra, Kulwant Khejroliya, Aniket Choudhary, Navdeep Saini, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter, Anirudha Joshi, Parthiv Patel, Tim Southee, Pavan Deshpande
Sunrisers Hyderabad Kane Williamson David Warner, Kane Williamson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, , Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, T Natarajan, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Tanmay Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan
Kings XI Punjab Ravichandran Ashwin Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, KL Rahul, David Miller, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Zadran, Barinder Sran, Andrew Tye, Akshdeep Nath, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Chris Gayle, Manzoor Dar
Delhi Daredevils Gautham Gambhir Gautham Gambhir, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Glenn Maxwell, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Mohammed Shami, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Prithvi Shaw, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Daniel Christian, Jayant Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Trent Boult, Manjot Kalra, Abhishek Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Naman Ojha, Sayan Ghosh
Rajasthan Royals Heinrich Klaasen Steve Smith’s, Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Rahul Tripathi, D’Arcy Short, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Zahir Khan, Shreyas Gopal, S Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Ben Laughlin, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Jatin Saxena, Dushmantha Chameera
Chennai Super Kings MS Dhoni MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, N Jagdeesan, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Lungisani Ngidi, Kanishk Seth, Dhruv Shorey, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Kshitiz Sharma, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi

 



Venues:

Ten venues have been decided across India to host the IPL matches. The opening and final match will be played in Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium. The opening match will be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Playoff matches will be set to be played in Pune. No other matches will be set for the venue. Every teams will play twice in home city and twice in other teams home city.

Click to check the IPL 2018 matches schedule

 

Auctions:



The Indian Premier League 2018 auctions are already over and players grabbed good amounts to their banks. This year’s auction is the biggest among all in the history of IPL since 2008. IPL 11 auction took place on January 27th and 28th 2018 in Bangalore. Total of 578 players around the world selected for the auction. Here is the list of retained players:

Team Player Retained
Chennai Super Kings

(25 Players)

MS Dhoni Rs 15 crore
Suresh Raina Rs 11 crore
Ravindra Jadeja Rs 7 crore
Kedar Jadhav Rs 7.8 crore
Dwayne Bravo Rs 6.4 crore
Karn Sharma Rs 5 crore
Shane Watson Rs 4 crore
Shardul Thakur RS 2.6 crore
Ambati Rayudu Rs 2.2 crore
Murali Vijay Rs 2 crore
Harbhajan Singh Rs 2 crore
Faf Du Plessis Rs 1.6 crore
Mark Wood Rs 1.5 crore
Sam Billings Rs 1 crore
Muhammad Imran Tahir Rs 1 crore
Deepak Chahar Rs 80 lakh
Mitchell Santner Rs 50 lakh
Lungisani Ngidi Rs 50 lakh
KM Asif Rs 40 lakh
Kshitiz Sharma Rs 20 lakh
Monu Singh Rs 20 lakh
Jagadeesan Narayan Rs 20 lakh
Dhruv Shorey Rs 20 lakh
Kanishk Seth Rs 20 lakh
Chaitanya Bishnoi Rs 20 lakh
Delhi Daredevils

(25 players)

Rishabh Pant Rs 15 crore
Chris Morris Rs 11 crore
Shreyas Iyer Rs 7 crore
Glenn Maxwell Rs 9 crore
Kagiso Rabada Rs 4.2 crore
Amit Mishra Rs 4 crore
Vijay Shankar Rs 3.2 crore
Shahbaz Nadeem Rs 3.2 crore
Rahul Tewatia Rs 3 crore
Mohammed Shami Rs 3 crore
Gautam Gambhir Rs 2.8 crore
Trent Boult Rs 2.2 crore
Colin Munro Rs 1.9 crore
Jason Roy Rs 1.5 crore
Daniel Christian Rs 1.5 crore
Naman Ojha Rs 1.4 crore
Prithvi Shaw Rs 1.2 crore
Gurkeerat Singh Rs 75 lakh
Avesh Khan Rs 70 lakh
Abhishek Sharma Rs 55 lakh
Jayant Yadav Rs 50 lakh
Sandeep Lamichhane Rs 20 lakh
Sayan Ghosh Rs 20 lakh
Harshal Patel Rs 20 lakh
Manjot Kalra Rs 20 lakh
Mumbai Indians

(25 players)

Rohit Sharma Rs 15 crore
Hardik Pandya Rs 11 crore
Jasprit Bumrah Rs 7 crore
Krunal Pandya Rs 8.8 crore
Ishan Kishan Rs 6.2 crore
Kieron Pollard Rs 5.4 crore
Pat Cummins Rs 5.4 crore
Evin Lewis Rs 3.8 crore
Surya Kumar Yadav Rs 3.2 crore
Mustafizur Rahman Rs 2.2 crore
Ben Cutting Rs 2.2 crore
Rahul Chahar Rs 1.9 crore
Pradeep Sangwan Rs 1.5 crore
Jason Behrendorff Rs 1.5 crore
Jean-Paul Duminy Rs 1 crore
Saurabh Tiwary Rs 80 lakh
Tajinder Dhillon Rs 55 lakh
Akila Dhananjaya Rs 50 lakh
Siddhesh Lad Rs 20 lakh
Aditya Tare Rs 20 lakh
Mayank Markande Rs 20 lakh
Anukul Roy Rs 20 lakh
Sharad Lumba Rs 20 lakh
Mohsin Khan Rs 20 lakh
MD Nidheesh Rs 20 lakh
MD Dinesan Rs 20 lakh
Kings XI Punjab

(21 players)

Axar Patel 12.5 crore
KL Rahul Rs 11 crore
Ravichandran Ashwin Rs 7.6 crore
Andrew Tye Rs 7.2 crore
Aaron Finch Rs 6.2 crore
Marcus Stoinis Rs 6.2 crore
Karun Nair Rs 5.6 crore
Mujeeb Zadran Rs 4 crore
David Miller Rs 3 crore
Ankit Singh Rajpoot Rs 3 crore
Mohit Sharma Rs 2.4 crore
Barinder Sran Rs 2.2 crore
Chris Gayle Rs 2 crore
Yuvraj Singh Rs 2 crore
Ben Dwarshuis Rs 1.4 crore
Mayank Agarwal Rs 1 crore
Manoj Tiwary Rs 1 crore
Akshdeep Nath Rs 1 crore
Mayank Dagar Rs 20 lakh
Manzoor Dar Rs 20 lakh
Pradeep Sahu Rs 20 lakh
Kolkata Knight Riders

(19 players)

Sunil Narine Rs 12.5 crore
Andre Russell Rs 8.5 crore
Chris Lynn Rs 9.6 crore
Mitchell Starc Rs 9.4 crore
Dinesh Karthik Rs 7.4 crore
Robin Uthappa RS 6.4 crore
Kuldeep Yadav Rs 5.8 crore
Piyush Chawla Rs 4.2 crore
Nitish Rana Rs 3.4 crore
Kamlesh Nagarkoti Rs 3.2 crore
Shivam Mavi Rs 3 crore
Mitchell Johnson Rs 2 crore
Shubman Gill Rs 1.8 crore
R Vinay Kumar Rs 1 crore
Rinku Singh Rs 80 lakh
Cameron Delport Rs 30 lakh
Javon Searless Rs 30 lakh
Ishank Jaggi Rs 20 lakh
Apoorv Wankhade Rs 20 lakh
Rajasthan Royals

(23 players)

Steve Smith Rs 12.5 crore
Ben Stokes Rs 12.5 crore
Jaydev Unadkat Rs 11.5 crore
Sanju Samson Rs 8 crore
Jofra Archer Rs 7.2 crore
Gowtham Krishnappa Rs 6.2 crore
Jos Buttler Rs 4.4 crore
Ajinkya Rahane Rs 4 crore
Darcy Short Rs 4 crore
Rahul Tripathi Rs 3.4 crore
Dhawal Kulkarni Rs 75 lakh
Zahir Khan Pakteen Rs 60 lakh
Ben Laughlin Rs 50 lakh
Dushmanta Chameera Rs 50 lakh
Stuart Binny Rs 50 lakh
Aryaman Vikram Birla Rs 30 lakh
Anureet Singh Kathuria Rs 30 lakh
Prashant Chopra Rs 20 lakh
Ankit Sharma Rs 20 lakh
Midhun S Rs 20 lakh
Shreyas Gopal Rs 20 lakh
Jatin Saxena Rs 20 lakh
Mahipal Lomror Rs 20 lakh
Royal Challengers Bangalore

(24 players)

Virat Kohli Rs 17 crore
AB de Villiers Rs 11 crore
Sarfraz Khan Rs 3 crore
Chris Woakes Rs 7.4 crore
Yuzvendra Chahal Rs 6 crore
Umesh Yadav Rs 4.2 crore
Brendon McCullum Rs 3.6 crore
Washington Sundar Rs 3.2 crore
Navdeep Saini Rs 3 crore
Quinton De Kock Rs 2.8 crore
Mohd Siraj Rs 2.6 crore
Colin De Grandhomme Rs 2.2 crore
Murugan Ashwin Rs 2.2 crore
Nathan Coulter-Nile Rs 2.2 crore
Parthiv Patel Rs 1.7 crore
Moeen Ali Rs 1.7 crore
Mandeep Singh Rs 1.4 crore
Manan Vohra Rs 1.1 crore
Tim Southee Rs 1 crore
Pawan Negi Rs 1 crore
Kulwant Khejroliya Rs 85 lakh
Aniket Choudhary Rs 30 lakh
Anirudha Joshi Rs 20 lakh
Pavan Deshpande Rs 20 lakh
Sunrisers Hyderabad

(25 players)

David Warner Rs 12.5 crore
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Rs 8.5 crore
Manish Pandey Rs 11 crore
Rashid Khan Arman Rs 9 crore
Shikhar Dhawan Rs 5.2 crore
Wriddhiman Saha Rs 5 crore
Kane Williamson Rs 3 crore
Sandeep Sharma Rs 3 crore
Shakib Hasan Rs 2 crore
Carlos Brathwaite Rs 2 crore
Yusuf Pathan Rs 1.9 crore
Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil Rs 1 crore
Chris Jordan Rs 1 crore
Billy Stanlake Rs 50 lakh
Siddharth Kaul Rs 3.8 crore
Deepak Hooda Rs 3.6 crore
Syed Khaleel Ahmed Rs 3 crore
Shreevats Goswami Rs 1 crore
Basil Thampi Rs 95 lakh
T Natarajan Rs 40 lakh
Bipul Sharma Rs 20 lakh
Mehdi Hasan Rs 20 lakh
Ricky Bhui Rs 20 lakh
Sachin Baby Rs 20 lakh
Tanmay Agarwal Rs 20 lakh