The Indian Premier League (IPL) is undoubtedly India’s richest sports competition and, if figures are to be believed, currently the world’s third most expensive sport property. It only seems to be getting bigger with every passing year.
Player auction and salaries
Royal Challengers Bangalore team Chairman Amrit Thomas, left, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla, center, and former New Zealand cricketer and Chennai Super Kings team coach Stephen Fleming pose after attending a press conference on the first day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in Bangalore, India. (AP)