Virat Kohli to MS Dhoni: Read how much the top players earn from IPL 2021

Virat Kohli to MS Dhoni: Read how much the top players earn from IPL 2021
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India’s biggest domestic league, Indian Premier League (IPL), has not only benefitted the BCCI but also the players. The salaries of IPL players have grown exponentially over the years. Cricket superstars such as MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are among the highest earning players in terms of the league.

Virat Kohli

For the past 13 seasons, Virat Kohli has been playing for RCB. In IPL’s inaugural season of 2008, Virat was sold to RCB for Rs 12 Lakh. Today, he is the highest earner from IPL with a salary of Rs 17 Crore every season.

MS Dhoni

Post the 2007 T20 World Cup win, MS Dhoni was the most popular and sought after player in the IPL 2008 auction. Chennai Super Kings bought him for Rs 6 Crore. Since then, the team under his captaincy has won the trophy three times. Today, he earns about Rs 15 Crore per season.

Rohit Sharma

In 2008, the Deccan Chargers bought Rohit Sharma for Rs 3 Crores. 3 years later, Mumbai Indians took him on and Sharma has brought the trophy home five times as captain of MI. Today, he earns 15 Crores per season.

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Hardik Pandya

Pandya started playing for IPL in 2015 for Mumbai Indians. His excellent performance in the league earned him a spot in Team India. Today, the spinner earns approximately Rs 11 Crores every season.

AB de Villiers

He started his IPL career in 2008 when Delhi Capitals bought for Rs 1.2 Crores. Later on, he joined RCB in 2011. Today, the players earned Rs 11 Crores per season.

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