IPL Auction 2018: From Chennai Super Kings' smart buying to demand for all-rounders, an interactive breakdown of the numbers

169 players were among those lucky enough by the eight teams in the two-day mega IPL player auction. Let’s look an interactive look at all the statistics from the 2018 auctions.

Umang Pabari, Feb,01 2018

The highest wicket-taker of IPL remained unsold. The highest run-getter of IPL was sold in the third attempt, but not before teams had picked three Afghanistan players and one Nepal player.

This is franchise cricket where no one can predict what can happen during an auction.

"Younger players are playing a lot of T20 cricket, so they are developing the skills at a much younger age. As an older player it is difficult to keep up. I've been there as a player. But after 34-35 it is hard to improve. That might be the major reason for them to go quite cheaply in the auction,” Delhi Daredevils head coach Ricky Ponting added.

169 players were among those lucky enough by the eight teams in the two-day mega IPL player auction. Let’s look at all the statistics from the 2018 auctions.

Published Date: Feb 01, 2018 | Updated Date: Jan 31, 2018




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2345 123
3 India 3385 121
4 New Zealand 2878 120
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 South Africa 2238 112