IPl 2019: Top 5 foreign Players’ retention

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With upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 auction around the corner, the franchises have announced the names of their retained and released players. The two biggest retentions for the IPL 2019 are the Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner, Who are serving bans for their involvement in the ball-tampering scandal during the Newlands test against South Africa earlier this year.

But according to the salary stats of foreign players for IPL season 2019. There are top 5 players who have marked their retention. Here is the list of retained players along with their IPL salary rank and total IPL salary.

Ben Stokes
The England all-rounder was retained by the Rajasthan Royals for  RS 12,50,00,000. Stoke has 28th IPL salary rank and RS 39.5 cr total IPL income in just 3 seasons of IPL.


Sunil Narine
The all time IPL franchisee of Kolkata  (Kolkata Knight Riders) has retained the off-spin bowler Sunil Narine for the sum of RS 12,50,00,000. The mystery bowler has 10th Ipl salary rank and RS 70.24 cr. He had played all the seasons of IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders.

AB de Villiers 
The internationally retired South African cricketer will play IPL 2019 season for Royal Challenger Bangalore as he had been retained by the RCB for RS 11,00,00,000. The last season’s Spider-man has IPL salary rank 7 and total IPL Salary RS 80.5 cr.

Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn had been retained by the KKR for RS 9,60,00,000. The right-hand top-order batsman has IPL salary rank 52 and total IPL salary RS 24.6 cr.


Rashid Khan 
The numero uno Allrounder had been retained by Sun risers Hyderabad for RS 9,00,00,000 for IPL 2019. He occupied the 66th IPL salary rank and total IPL salary RS 22 cr.