Here is an analysis of how well the players justified their price tags in the IPL 2018.
Shane Watson walked through the chase after a slow start with his unbeaten 117-run knock.
It won't be an overstatement to say that Rashid Khan singlehandedly took Sunrisers Hyderabad into the final.
Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik's exploits outclassed Sanju Samson and Ajinkya Rahane's efforts.
Chennai Super Kings have now made it to the finals in the seven out of the nine seasons they featured in.
Chennai Super Kings knocked out Kings XI Punjab of IPL 2018 and confirmed their top two finish.
The wooden spoon holders Daredevils got the chance to knock the defending champions out of the tournament.
Kolkata Knight Riders became the 3rd team to confirm their spot in the IPL 2018 playoffs.
Rajasthan Royals stayed alive in the playoffs race with a collective effort in their final game of the season.
Harshal Patel's all-round show proved too heavy and helped DD upset Chennai Super Kings.