From MS Dhoni to Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma- Who are the 6 highest-paid players of IPL 2021
The Indian Premier League continues to remain the most gainful Twenty20 league in the world. Naturally, some of the top players earn huge bucks in the tournament. From MS Dhoni to Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, several others are making big in IPL 2021.
When it comes to the Indian Premier League, it is undoubtedly considered the most glamorous Twenty20 league in the world. Besides, it is also the wealthiest worldwide, thus luring players to participate in the event every year.
Owing to its profitable nature, players tend to earn huge bucks, especially the highly rated ones. In the same light, we look at the six players who are the most highly paid in IPL 2021.
The former Indian batsman is a veteran in the IPL, mainly having served Chennai Super Kings. Since 2008, he has earned a whopping ₹110 crore, while his IPL 2021 paycheque accounts for ₹11 crore.
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The former South African explosive batsman has still a lot of cricket left in him as he gives his priceless services to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Since 2008, he has pocketed over ₹100 crore, while his IPL 2021 pay is worth similar to that of Raina, ₹11 crore.
The Windies mystery-spinner might not be at the end of his career. However, he continues to remain a top draw in the IPL, playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. Since 2012, he has drawn ₹95 crore, while he earns ₹12.5 crore in IPL 2021.
The Indian opener is the most successful skipper in the IPL, helping Mumbai Indians win record five titles. Naturally, Rohit has to earn huge bucks. Since 2008, he has made ₹146 crore, while in IPL 2021, he is getting ₹15 crore.
The next most successful skipper in the IPL is MS Dhoni, having led Chennai Super Kings to three titles. The legendary former Indian skipper has gained ₹152 crore to date, while in IPL 2021, he is receiving the same amount as Rohit, ₹15 crore.
Last but not least, it is reigning Indian skipper Virat Kohli who tops the chart. While he is currently leading Royal Challengers Bangalore, he has failed to win a single title since 2008. Nevertheless, he has still concealed ₹143 crore so far, while his IPL 2021 contract makes him earn ₹17 crore.