As we all know IPL is not just reputable for Cricket but is also highly renowned for the auction and the whopping prices for which various players are bought. In IPL 2018, we have witnessed a dramatic increase in the prices of the players, particularly who are in good form in the recent times. As we all have heard from the channels and other sources that Ben Stokes is the most valuable international player this season and was bought for a whopping 12 crore and Jayadev Unadkat is the most valuable Indian player who was bought for 11.5 crores, the value of the significant players retained is practically unknown. This article focuses on providing the information on the 5 most valuable players that are retained from India and other countries.

Virat Kohli

The current Indian captain and one of the key players in Indian team as well as in IPL are on the top of the list of the most valuable players in India. The man was retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore team by paying a massive 17 crores which was Rs 2 crores more than the amount set by BCCI.

MS Dhoni

Dhoni returned to the Chennai Super Kings as captain in this season and was retained by the franchise with 15 crores. The former Indian skipper is back to the home team after 2 years since CSK was banned from IPL for two seasons.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma proved his worth in the Indian team with his dedication and consistent performance. The man recently led the Indian team to victory in the Nidahas Trophy organized in Sri Lanka. He also possesses a record of the only captain that led his team Mumbai Indians to victory 3 times in the IPL. He was retained by the same team for a price 15 crore.

Steve Smith

The Australian skipper marked his return with the Rajasthan Royals as a captain and was retained for 12 crores by the same. The man holds many records to his name and possesses overwhelming team leading skills.

David Warner

The captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad is an Australian player and is known for his tremendous skills and destructive batting in T20 formats. He was also retained by his team for 12 crores.

Along with these, many players like Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Ab De Villiers, were retained by their home teams and for massive prices all whose skills are going to be at play in the upcoming IPL 11. Watch the entire Vivo IPL 2018 live on YuppTV from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, South America, and Continental Europe (Except UK). Download the YuppTV App to watch the IPL 2018 live streaming on Smartphones, Smart Televisions, and other internet-enabled devices too.