How a lot do the highest-paid gamers get?

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli. — AFP/File

The Indian Premier League roared again this month within the United Arab Emirates, greater than 4 months after being halted by the coronavirus pandemic in India.

The followers, who’re glued to their screens in the course of the event, additionally surprise who’s paid essentially the most for the league, so here is an inventory of the ten highest-paid gamers of the event.

IPL salaries

  • Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore — 170 million Indian rupee (INR) ($2.4m)
  • Chris Morris, Rajasthan Royals — 162.5m INR ($2.2m)
  • Pat Cummins, Kolkata Knight Riders — 155m INR ($2.1m)
  • MS Dhoni, Chennai Tremendous Kings — 150m INR ($2.06m)
  • Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians — 150m INR ($2.06m)
  • Rishabh Pant, Delhi Capitals — 150m INR ($2.06m)
  • Kyle Jamieson, Royal Challengers Bangalore — 150m INR ($2.06m)
  • Glenn Maxwell, Royal Challengers Bangalore — 142.5m INR ($1.96m)
  • Jhye Richardson, Punjab Kings — 140m INR ($1.92m)
  • David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad — 125m INR ($1.72m)

PCB mulls proposal to supply $250,000 to superstars

In the meantime, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has his thoughts set on convincing the Pakistan Tremendous League franchise homeowners to rope within the “superstars” of international international locations to play within the event and is keen to supply the gamers massive cash.

The previous captain and now the PCB chairman needs to make sure that by convincing franchise homeowners to supply profitable packages to one of the best cricketers around the globe.

The PCB chairman is ready to satisfy franchise homeowners in the present day (Friday) to debate with them totally different points confronting the PSL with the prime goal to make the occasion versatile and extra enticing for the main gamers.

As per a report in The News, a proposal was put ahead which principally said {that a} international cricketer with star energy, ought to be provided round $250,000 for his affiliation with PSL franchises for a season.

Presently, one of the best of the lot receives round $160,000.

“Ramiz is because of meet the franchise homeowners on Friday to debate totally different points pertaining to the league in particular reference to making it extra strong, eye-catching — the one having star attraction,” mentioned a supply.

“One of many major agenda objects is to supply extra profitable packages to the superstars of the sport. Some main stars might get richer by round 1 / 4 one million for that includes within the PSL from 2022 onwards. Although some key gamers already are seen to turn out to be a part of the league, the recent package deal is anticipated to lure even greater stars from the world over to make a critical effort to play the league.”

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