Chennai captain MS Dhoni is the top earner in IPL

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  • All these 5 cricketers have earned above 100 crores

  • MS Dhoni is the highest earning cricketer

  • This foreigner was burdened by his earnings on Indians

New Delhi:

The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) is going to start from Friday.

With the inaugural match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans (GT), the entire cricket world will once again dive into the excitement of IPL.

News, reviews and statements of cricketers have picked up pace.

Different types of discussions are happening in every street, every house.

There are different dimensions.

And one of these is, after all, who are those players who have earned the maximum amount in the history of the tournament.

There is no dearth of such cricketers here, who have played IPL for many years.

And former captain MS Dhoni is probably the only player who has been carrying the flag since the inception of the tournament (2008).

Obviously, it is very clear that Dhoni is the highest earning cricketer in the history of IPL, but how much he has earned is a different matter.

Let us know one by one who are those top five cricketers,

Who has earned the most from the league.

And this earning is till 2022 last year. 


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5. ABD Villiers

The former star batsman of South Africa was such a player who provided a different dimension to the batsmen.

Due to his all-round attacks, de Villiers was called Mr. 360 degree.

AB has earned 100 crore, 51 lakh and 65 thousand rupees (more than 100 crore rupees) in IPL till last season.

This is the amount that they have taken as fees from the franchisee.

It does not include advertisement and other prize money.

De Villiers last played for RCB in 2021.

And his last annual or season salary was Rs 11 crore.

4. Suresh Raina

Former Chennai cricketer Suresh Raina is another legend who has a long association with IPL.

Raina did not play in the year 2022.

He had registered himself, but no team bid on him.

However, Raina, who played the tournament since 2008, played for Chennai for a long time.

Overall, Raina earned Rs 100 crore and Rs 74 lakh from the tournament.

His last annual salary was Rs 11 crore.

3. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohil is another cricketer, who has been carrying the flag since the first season held in the year 2008.

From the inaugural year of the tournament, Kohli's stature continued to rise and so did his earnings.

Till last season, Kohli has earned one hundred and fifty eight crores and twenty lakh rupees as fees from APL only.

From the year 2018 to 2021, Kohli collected Rs 17 crore annually from RCB, while last year he received a fee of Rs 15 crore.

2. Rohit Sharma

If Rohit Sharma has overtaken Virat Kohli in terms of total earnings, then it is also related to the fact that he won Mumbai five titles under his captaincy.

Rohit has earned Rs 162 crore from IPL in the last decade and a half.

Excluded from Rewards and Ad Earnings.

In the year 2022, Rohit collected Rs 16 crore as annual fee. 

1. MS Dhoni

Dhoni earning the most in the history of the tournament is not a shocking thing at all.

Dhoni earned one hundred and sixty four crores and 84 lakh rupees from IPL till last year.

From the year 2018 to 2012, he paid Rs 15 crore annually, but for the last two years, he has reduced the fees to Rs 12 crore.

And if his last year's fees are also included, then Dhoni's total earning becomes one hundred and seventy six crores and 84 lakh rupees. 

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