Top billed IPL players from earlier editions

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A look at some of the top billed IPL players from the last nine editions of the game. Pictured above is MS Dhoni during an IPL T20 match in 2008. He is said to have been auctioned for $1.5 million by Chennai Super Kings in the first edition of IPL.

A look at some of the top billed IPL players from the last nine editions of the game. Pictured above is MS Dhoni during an IPL T20 match in 2008. He is said to have been auctioned for $1.5 million by Chennai Super Kings in the first edition of IPL.

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Chennai Super Kings player Andrew Flintoff plays a shot against Delhi Dare Devils at Durban, South Africa. He was auctioned for 1.55 million dollars in 2009. (Hindustan Times)

Chennai Super Kings player Andrew Flintoff plays a shot against Delhi Dare Devils at Durban, South Africa. He was auctioned for 1.55 million dollars in 2009. (Hindustan Times)

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In IPL 2010, Shane Bond was auctioned for $ 7,50,000. Pictured above from a practice session in Ahmedabad. (HIndustan Times)

In IPL 2010, Shane Bond was auctioned for $ 7,50,000. Pictured above from a practice session in Ahmedabad. (HIndustan Times)

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir during a practice session for Indian Premier league 2011 in Jaipur. Gambhir was auctioned for 2.4 million dollars back then. (Hindustan Times)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir during a practice session for Indian Premier league 2011 in Jaipur. Gambhir was auctioned for 2.4 million dollars back then. (Hindustan Times)

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Chennai super kings batsman Ravindra Jadeja bats during an IPL T20 match between Pune Warriors and Chennai super kings in Pune. 2 million dollars was the price paid at an auction for him in 2012. (Hindustan Times)

Chennai super kings batsman Ravindra Jadeja bats during an IPL T20 match between Pune Warriors and Chennai super kings in Pune. 2 million dollars was the price paid at an auction for him in 2012. (Hindustan Times)

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Mumbai Indians batsman Glenn Maxwell in action against Rajasthan Royals during Champions League twenty 20 when he was auctioned for 1 million dollars in 2013.

Mumbai Indians batsman Glenn Maxwell in action against Rajasthan Royals during Champions League twenty 20 when he was auctioned for 1 million dollars in 2013.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore player Yuvraj Singh walks back to pavilion after his dismissal during an IPL T20 at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru in 2014. (Amounts from this year started to be paid in Indian Rupees due to currency fluctuations) He was auctioned for Rs. 14 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

Royal Challengers Bangalore player Yuvraj Singh walks back to pavilion after his dismissal during an IPL T20 at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru in 2014. (Amounts from this year started to be paid in Indian Rupees due to currency fluctuations) He was auctioned for Rs. 14 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

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Delhi Daredevils player Yuvraj Singh during practice in 2015. He was auctioned for Rs.16 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

Delhi Daredevils player Yuvraj Singh during practice in 2015. He was auctioned for Rs.16 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

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Royal Challengers Bangalore player Shane Watson celebrates the dismissal of Suresh Raina at a match in Bengaluru. He was auctioned for Rs. 9.5 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

Royal Challengers Bangalore player Shane Watson celebrates the dismissal of Suresh Raina at a match in Bengaluru. He was auctioned for Rs. 9.5 Crore. (Hindustan Times)

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