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Kohli earns record $2.7m salary for 2018 IPL campaign

NEW DELHI: Batting star Virat Kohli will pick up the Indian Premier League's largest-ever salary -- $2.7 million -- in this year's tournament, with a host of big foreign names including Australian captain Steve Smith also cashing in. Kohli will stay with Royal Challengers Bangalore alongside South Africa's AB de Villiers, who will earn $1.7 million in the cash-rich event started by the Indian cricket board in 2008. The Indian captain's salary for the eight-team, 20-over tournament spread over two months beats the $2.5…