IPL auction 2018: The Indian Premier League turns 11 this year and it was for the first time that 578 players up for grabs at an auction. In two-day battle, teams spent Rs 431.4 crore and bought 169 players. Although there was intense bidding for many players the man of the moment was none other than England all-rounder Ben Stokes who was bought by Rajasthan Royals for a colossal amount of Rs 12.5 crore in IPL auction 2018. For the past 11 years, there have been nine players who have enjoyed the moment of gaining the title of ‘Most Expensive player’. Before 2014 IPL auction the bidding currency was in dollars ($) instead of the rupee (Rs). Here is the full list of most expensive players of IPL auctions from 2008-2018.