Highest Paid IPL Players

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Ravindra Jadeja: At the top of this list of top 10 most expensive IPL5 players, we have Indian batsman Ravindra Jadeja, who will be played from the Chennai Super Kings side in IPL5 and has been paid $2 million, the highest paid amount among the other IPL5 players.Ravindra Jadeja: Purchased by the C. S. K. or the Chennai Super Kings, this versatile and 23 years old player is the most expensive one among the lot in this year's I. P. L. auction. Post the severe bidding against the Deccan Chargers, Jadeja was selected by the C. S. K. for $ 2 million. The base price of this all rounder cricketer from Kochi was $ 1, 00, 000 though.

 
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Mahela Jayawardene: The player comes on 2nd position in this list of most expensive IPL5 players; Mahela Jayawardene belongs to Sri Lankan team basically. In this 2012 season of IPL, Jayawardene plays from the Delhi Daredevils squad. He is been paid a sum of $1.4 million.The elegant batsman had the 2nd highest bid in this Indian auction. In spite of his base cost of $ 3, 00, 000, Jayawardene was bought by the D. D. or the Delhi Daredevils for $ 1.4 million. He is the current captain of the national cricket team of Sri Lanka.

 
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R. Vinay Kumar: The 3rd most expensive player of this season's I. P. L. is R. Vinay Kumar, the bowler from Kochi. The R. C. or the Royal Challengers pocketed him for $ 1 million. This made him join his home team back as he made his debut in the I. P. L. from this team in the year 2008. Vinay was played from the Kochi Tuskers Kerala side in 2011, but in 2012, he is hired by the Bangalore Royal Challengers, the IPL team for which Vinay was played from 2008 to 2011. To acquire the bowler, Bangalore Royal Challengers has paid $1 million to Vinay.

 
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Brendon McCullum:This batsman cum wicketkeeper from New Zealand is the 4th biggest gainer in this auction in India. The K. K. R. or the Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for $ 9, 00, 000. The base price of this cricket player was $ 4, 00, 000 though. A New Zealand player on International level who is hired by the Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan for his IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. He is one of the most paid IPL 5 players for which SRK has to pay $900,000.

 
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Sunil Narine : a West Indian player comes on the 5th position. Sunil comes to the surface post his best ever performance during the India-West Indies One Day series held in 2011. Also, he has made a record of taking 5 wickets for just 19 runs in an IPL 5 match. He is paid a handsome amount of $700,000 by Kolkata Knight Riders for representing their team in IPL 5. Even with the lowest base rate of this auction season, this highly talented West Indian bowler managed to position himself in the 5th rank in the lost of the most expensive I. P. L., 2012 players. With his base price at $ 50, 000, Narine was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders at a hefty price of $ 7, 00, 000.

 
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Parthiv Patel: Once time youngest player of Indian team now playing for Deccan Chargers in IPL 5, seems quite surprising as Parthiv even has not played a single match for Indian team on international level in spite of this he has charged $650,000 to Deccan Chargers for playing from their squad in IPL 5-2012.

 
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Thisara Perera: Seventh player in this list is Thisara Perera, a Sri Lankan all-rounder plus a big hitter left-handed batsman, with a fantastic capability to bowl from his right-arm with a medium pace. After playing from the Chennai Super Kings wagon in 2010, and from Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011, in 2012 or in IPL5, he is purchased by the Mumbai Indians for $650,000.

 
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RP Singh: RP Singh stands on 8th number in this list, he is an Indian left arm fast-medium bowler who was played from Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011 and in 2012 season of IPL, he is owned by the Mumbai Indians worth $600,000.

 
09

Brad Hodge: Bradley John Hodge is Australian right handed batsman who stands on number nine in this list of most expensive IPL5 players. He oftenly used to bowled in an off spin manner. Hodge represents Rajastan Royals in 2012 IPL series for which he is paid $475,000.

 
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Andre Russel: At the end of this list of highest paid IPL 5 players, we have Andre Russel, a West Indies’ fast bowling all rounder, at the 10th position. He plays from the Delhi Daredevils side in IPL 5 season for which he charged $450,000 to the team owners.

 
 
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