IPL 2018 Auction: Stokes, Pandey, Rahul command highest prices
Bengaluru, Jan 27 (CRICKETNMORE) - England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Indian youngsters Manish Pandey and Lokesh Rahul emerged as the most valueable players at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here on Saturday.
The Australian trio of Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc and Chris Lynn were also sold for hefty prices along with India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
Debut season winners Rajasthan Royals (RR) secured Stokes for an eye-popping Rs 12.5 crore (almost $2 million. Stokes was adjudged the most valuable player at last year's IPL while turning out for Rising Pune Supergiant.