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IPL 2020: Top 10 Highest-Paid Batsmen in IPL 13 – Total IPL Salary

IPL 2020: Top 10 Highest-Paid Batsmen in IPL 13 - Total IPL Salary

The Indian Premier League will restart after a big gap, which is excellent news for cricket fans. People love the IPL because it brings our favourite national and international players together in an exciting tournament. In addition to that, you will find some of the best T20 cricket played by the greatest participants of the tournament. So, who is the highest-paid player in the IPL 2020? Here is the list of the IPL’s highest-paid players.

#1 Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is the IPL 2020 highest-paid player. He is also the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and the national team. Since 2013, Kohli has been the captain of RCB and has shown striking batting performance. He is also one of the best players in the world. He also holds the record for being the fastest batsman in ODI cricket with runs of 11,000, 10,000, 9,000, and 8,000.

Year Team Salary 
2008 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 12,00,000
2009 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 12,00,000
2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 12,00,000
2011 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 82,800,000
2012 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 82,800,000
2013 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 82,800,000
2014 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 125,000,000
2015 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 125,000,000
2016 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 125,000,000
2017 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 125,000,000
2018 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 170,000,000
2019 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 170,000,000
2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 170,000,000
2021 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 170,000,000

#2 Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The former skipper of India is undoubtedly one of the players with the highest salaries in the IPL 2020. The player has led Chennai Super Kings to win the IPL title three times. Since the start of the tournament, Dhoni has been a part of CSK. And here’s his income growth over the years.

Year Team Salary
2008 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 60,000,000
2009 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 60,000,000
2010 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 60, 000,000
2011 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 82,800,000
2012 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 82,800,000
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 82,800,000
2014 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 125,000,000
2015 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 125,000,000
2016 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 125,000,000
2017 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 125,000,000
2018 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 150,000,000
2019 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 150,000,000
2020 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 150,000,000
2021 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 150,000,000

#3 Rohit Sharma

This Indian batsman is known for their aggressive style of batting and he is among the highest-paid players in the IPL 2020. He is the only batsman who has hit three double centuries in ODI cricket. He took over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians in 2013 and guided the team to be the most successful franchise of the tournament. The team has a record of winning the most IPL titles under the leadership of Rohit Sharma.

Year Team Salary
2008 Deccan Chargers Rs. 30,000,000
2009 Deccan Chargers Rs. 30,000,000
2010 Deccan Chargers Rs. 30, 000,000
2011 Mumbai Indians Rs. 92,000,000
2012 Mumbai Indians Rs. 92,000,000
2013 Mumbai Indians Rs. 92,000,000
2014 Mumbai Indians Rs. 125,000,000
2015 Mumbai Indians Rs. 125,000,000
2016 Mumbai Indians Rs. 125,000,000
2017 Mumbai Indians Rs. 125,000,000
2018 Mumbai Indians Rs. 150,000,000
2019 Mumbai Indians Rs. 150,000,000
2020 Mumbai Indians Rs. 150,000,000
2021 Mumbai Indians Rs. 150,000,000

#4 Suresh Raina

In his journey in the Indian Premier League, Suresh Raina has earned approximately Rs. 997,400,000, resulting in him being on the list of the most paid players of the IPL 2020. This makes him one of the highest-paid IPL players of all time. The player belongs to Chennai Super Kings and contributes strongly to the team. From the start, he has been showing consistent performance. Having been the captain of Gujarat Lions, Suresh Raina is now the vice-captain of Chennai Super Kings.

Year Team Salary
2008 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 26,000,000
2009 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 26,000,000
2010 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 26, 000,000
2011 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 59,800,000
2012 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 59,800,000
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 59,800,000
2014 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 95,000,000
2015 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 95,000,000
2016 Gujarat Lions Rs. 95,000,000
2017 Gujarat Lions Rs. 125,000,000
2018 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 110,000,000
2019 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 110,000,000
2020 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 110,000,000
2021 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 110,000,000

#5 Chris Morris

Throughout his IPL journey, Morris has been an exceptional bowler. He has also contributed with the bat. Other than Rajasthan Royals, RCB, PBKS, and MI have also made bids for him to be included in their teams. In 2013, Chris Morris started his journey with Chennai Super Kings.

Year Team Salary
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 33,292,750
2015 Rajasthan Royals Rs 14,000,000
2016 Delhi Daredevils Rs. 70,000,000
2017 Delhi Daredevils Rs. 70,000,000
2018 Delhi Daredevils Rs. 71,000,000
2019 Delhi Capitals Rs. 71,000,000
2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 100,000,000
2021 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 162,500,000

#6 Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin is a part of the Delhi Capitals team and has made a significant contribution to the team’s success. The off-spinner has shown great performance. For the majority of his career, he has been a part of Chennai Super Kings.

Year Team Salary
2008 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1, 200,000
2009 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1, 200,000
2010 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1, 200,000
2011 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 39,100,000
2012 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 39,100,000
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 39,100,000
2014 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 75, 000, 000
2015 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 75, 000, 000
2016 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 75, 000, 000
2017 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 75, 000, 000
2018 Kings XI Punjab Rs. 76, 000, 000
2019 Punjab Kings Rs. 76, 000, 000
2020 Delhi Capitals Rs. 76, 000, 000
2021 Delhi Capitals Rs. 76, 000, 000

#7 Ajinkya Rahane

The top-order Mumbai batsman who has scored 1089 runs, he continues to churn out runs with every passing season.

Year Team Salary
2008 Mumbai Indians Rs. 1, 200,000
2009 Mumbai Indians Rs. 1, 200,000
2011 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 2,000,000
2012 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 2,000,000
2013 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 2,000,000
2014 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 75, 000, 000
2015 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 75, 000, 000
2016 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 80, 000, 000
2017 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 95, 000, 000
2018 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 40, 000, 000
2019 Rajasthan Royals Rs. 40, 000, 000
2020 Delhi Capitals Rs. 52, 500, 000
2021 Delhi Capitals Rs. 52, 500, 000

Conclusion

IPL brings a lot of interesting players for cricket fans to enjoy. The franchises fight to bring the best players to their teams. And for that, they pay big money to these cricketers. Above, we have revealed some of the highest-paid cricketers in the IPL tournament.

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