Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Jan 04, 2018, 04.03 PM
Virat Kohli has become the most expensive player in the history of Indian Premier League(IPL). Royal Challengers Bangalore held on to India captain Virat Kohli coughing up a mammoth Rs 17 crore. South African De Villiers also retained for 11 crore while RCB paid 1.75 crores for 20-year-old batsman Sarfaraz.
The announcements was made at the IPL 2018 player retention event in Mumbai.
Chennai Super Kings made their comeback in the IPL by retaining Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja. CSK paid maximum to Mahendra Singh Dhoni - a sum of 15 crores. Also, Mumbai Indians retained Rohit Sharma for a sum of 15 crores.