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IPL 2018 Prize Money

IPL 2018 Prize Money- Twenty20

Twenty20 IPL 2018 Prize Money? T20 IPL 2018 prize money? So the eleventh Indian Premier League season got underway in April 2018. The 2018 season started on 7 April 2018 and finished on 27 May 2018. IPL is becoming more and more popular with the recent emphasis on club 20/20 cricket.

This has been shown by the massive popularity in the Indian T20 cricket league. The BCCI and IPL increased the prize money for IPL 2018. That means that winners earned US$4 million. This was from the massive total prize money purse of US$8 million. So here we will look at how the IPL 2018 Prize Money is shared.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has a revenue sharing program which is similar to many sports including football and tennis. TV rights and sponsorship deals have meant that there’s a lot of money in cricket. The prize money fund is shared equally between the clubs.

This is distributed depending on where the teams finish in the league. We will look at the Indian Premier League prize money distribution model and see how much money the winners of the competition were awarded.

The Cricket IPL 2018 Prize Money

The total prize money fund for the 2018 IPL season was set at around $8 million. So the winners of 2018 IPL earned $4 million while the runner-ups earned $2 million. Here we look at the IPL 2018 Prize Money breakdown.

Here is the IPL 2018 Prize Money

Stage Prize Money
Winners $4 million (₹25.8 crore)
Runners-up $2 million (₹12.9 crore)
3rd Placed Team $1 million  (₹6.4 crore)
4th Placed Team $1 million  (₹6.4 crore)
Other four teams ? Teams who don’t qualify for playoffs are not awarded any prize money
Do players get prize money? Yes-Half of the prize money won by team is awarded to the players

How is IPL 2018 Prize Money shared by IPL clubs?

Clubs share the money between the franchise and the squad players. The team wins $4 million (franchise) and they keep $2 million and then distribute the other $2 million equally among squad players.

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Who won the 2018 IPL season?

IPL 2018 Prize Money Chennai Super Kings

The Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final to win their third title.

How many teams compete in the IPL?

Only eight teams competed in the IPL 2018 season over 60 matches. An estimated 1.5 million fans attended the previous season 2017 games throughout the season.

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Teams and final standings of the 2018 IPL Twenty20 season

Team
Pld W L T No Result Pts Net Run Rate
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2) 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.284
Chennai Super Kings (C) 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.253
Kolkata Knight Riders (3) 14 8 6 0 0 16 -0.07
Rajasthan Royals (4) 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.25
Mumbai Indians 14 6 8 0 0 12 0.317
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 6 8 0 0 12 0.129
Kings XI Punjab 14 6 8 0 0 12 -0.502
Delhi Daredevils 14 5 9 0 0 10 -0.222

IPL 2018 Most Valuable Player

Sunil Narine was the Most Valuable Player in 2018. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, Narine scored 367 runs and took 17 wickets to win the award. Narine won USD$ 14,500 and a trophy for the achievement.

Most runs scored by a player in IPL 2018 season

Player Team Mat Inns Runs Ave SR HS 100 50 4s 6s
Kane Williamson Sunrisers Hyderabad 17 17 735 52.5 142.44 84 0 8 63 28
Rishabh Pant Delhi Daredevils 14 14 684 52.61 173.6 128* 1 5 68 37
K. L. Rahul Kings XI Punjab 14 14 659 54.91 158.41 95* 0 6 66 32
Ambati Rayudu Chennai Super Kings 16 16 602 43 149.75 100* 1 3 53 34
Shane Watson Chennai Super Kings 15 15 555 39.64 154.59 117* 2 2 44 35

Ave: Average runs, SR: Striker Rate, HS: Highest score.

IPL 2018 Most wickets taken by a player

Player Team Mat Inns Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w
Andrew Tye Kings XI Punjab 14 14 24 4/16 18.66 8 14 3
Rashid Khan Sunrisers Hyderabad 17 17 21 3/19 21.8 6.73 19.4 0
Siddarth Kaul Sunrisers Hyderabad 17 17 21 3/23 26.04 8.28 18.8 0
Umesh Yadav Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 14 20 3/23 20.9 7.86 15.95 0
Trent Boult Delhi Daredevils 14 14 18 2/20 25.88 8.84 17.55 0

BBI: Best Bowling Innings, ECON: Economy, SR: Strike Rate, 4W: 4 wickets taken in innings

The IPL 2017 season

Teams and final standings of the 2017 IPL league season

Team
Pld W L T No result Pts Net Run Rate
Mumbai Indians (C) 14 10 4 0 0 20 0.784
Rising Pune Supergiant (RU) 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.176
Sunrisers Hyderabad (4) 14 8 5 0 1 17 0.599
Kolkata Knight Riders (3) 14 8 6 0 0 16 0.641
Kings XI Punjab 14 7 7 0 0 14 –0.009
Delhi Daredevils 14 6 8 0 0 12 −0.512
Gujarat Lions 14 4 10 0 0 8 −0.412
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 3 10 0 1 7 −1.299

2017 IPL statistics- Most runs by a player

Player Team Mat Inns Runs Ave StrikeRate HS 100 50 4s 6s
David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 14 641 58.27 141.81 126 1 4 63 26
Gautam Gambhir Kolkata Knight Riders 16 16 498 41.5 128.02 76* 0 4 62 7
Shikhar Dhawan Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 14 479 36.84 127.39 77 0 3 53 9
Steve Smith Rising Pune Supergiant 15 15 472 39.33 121.96 84* 0 3 38 12
Suresh Raina Gujarat Lions 14 14 442 40.18 143.97 84 0 3 42 13

IPL 2017 Most wickets taken by a player

Player Team Mat Inns Wkts Best innings Avg Econ SR 5w
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 14 26 5/19 14.19 7.05 12 1
Jaydev Unadkat Rising Pune Supergiant 12 12 24 5/30 13.41 7.02 11.4 1
Jasprit Bumrah Mumbai Indians 16 16 20 3/7 22 7.41 17.8 0
Mitchell McClenaghan Mumbai Indians 14 14 19 3/24 26.68 9.38 17 0
Imran Tahir Rising Pune Supergiant 12 12 18 3/18 20.5 7.85 15.6 0

The IPL combined team of the season 2017?- Cricinfo

David Warner
Gautam Gambhir
Robin Uthappa
Steve Smith (C)
Rishabh Pant (WK)
Ben Stokes
Krunal Pandya
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Rashid Khan
Jasprit Bumrah
Jaydev Unadkat

Who was the IPL Most Valuable Player 2017?

Ben Stokes was the most valuable player in the IPL season. The Englishman scored 316 runs and took 12 wickets for Rising Pune Supergiant. Stokes won USD$ 14,500 (₹ 10,00,000) and a trophy for his achievement.

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