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
|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 $2 million equally among squad players.
Who won the 2018 IPL season?
The Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final to win their third title.
How many teams compete in the IPL?
Only eight teams competed in the IPL 2018 season over 60 matches. An estimated 1.5 million fans attended the previous season 2017 games throughout the season.
See also: UEFA Champions League Prize Money 2018
Teams and final standings of the 2018 IPL Twenty20 season
|Team||Pld||W||L||T||No Result||Pts||Net Run Rate|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad (2)||14||9||5||0||0||18||0.284|
|Chennai Super Kings (C)||14||9||5||0||0||18||0.253|
|Kolkata Knight Riders (3)||14||8||6||0||0||16||-0.07|
|Rajasthan Royals (4)||14||7||7||0||0||14||-0.25|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||14||6||8||0||0||12||0.129|
|Kings XI Punjab||14||6||8||0||0||12||-0.502|
IPL 2018 Most Valuable Player
Sunil Narine was the Most Valuable Player in 2018. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, Narine scored 367 runs and took 17 wickets to win the award. Narine won USD$ 14,500 and a trophy for the achievement.
Most runs scored by a player in IPL 2018 season
|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
|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|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||14||3||10||0||1||7||−1.299|
2017 IPL statistics- Most runs by a player
|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
|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
Steve Smith (C)
Rishabh Pant (WK)
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.