IPL 2021 Updates: Top 5 highest paid active batsman in IPL 2021

IPL 2021 Updates: Top 5 highest paid active batsman in IPL 2021

IPL 2021 Updates: Top 5 highest paid active batsman in IPL 2021 – Indian Premier League is inarguably the mecca of cricket across the globe. The IPL had in past given the fans some memorable moments which has been impressioned on the minds of the fans permanently, courtesy some staggering and mind blowing batting performances over the years. Cricket has always been known as the batsman game and IPL has just banked upon it. Bowlers are more often than not overshadowed by batsman. If we ask fans, the most prevailing answer we will get is that they come to see some big hits and big totals. A perfect myriad of Indian contingent and overseas contingent batsman have lit up the show whenever stepped over the rope.

Well, their services doesn’t comes free of cost to the franchises and have costed them the big chunk of their purse. Let’s check out the top 5 highest paid active batsman in IPL 2021.

Virat Kohli
IPL 2021 Salary: Rs.17 crore
IPL 2021 Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Total IPL Salary: Rs.143.2 crore

Virat Kohli, is just not a cricketer anymore, he is a whole brand. He is one the most successful and loved player across the globe. He is touted as one of the greatest batsman ever to hold the bat. In his career, he has all the accolades to his name. Although his IPL stint has been of a kind which he will surely want to undo. He is the only player to feature for a single franchise since the inception of the league.

MS Dhoni
IPL 2021 Salary – 15 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 152.8 Cr
IPL Moneyball Rank- 1

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. He is the only captain in the history of Cricket to win all ICC trophies.

Rohit Sharma
IPL 2021 Salary: Rs.15 crore
IPL 2021 Team: Mumbai Indians
Total IPL Salary: Rs.146.6 crore

Rohit Sharma is the most successful IPL captain surpassing MS Dhoni. Ever since Rohit Sharma took the command in his hand in 2013 for the Mumbai Indians, he has guided the Mumbai Indians to the shore of champions 5 times in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. As a batsman also, Rohit Sharma has been successful. He has played 200 matches so far and scored over 5000 runs with a healthy average of 31.31.

David Warner
IPL 2021 Salary: Rs.12.5 crore
IPL 2021 Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Total IPL Salary: Rs.71 crore

The Australian southpaw, has been another overseas player who is given immense love from the Indian fans. He has been leading the Sunrisers Hyderabad side for many years and also managed to win the coveted title of IPL in 2016. He first started his IPL career with the then Delhi Daredevils and then went to play for SRH. Ever since his arrival to the SRH camp, he has evolved completely as a player and had some memorable moments. In terms of statistics, Warner has led Hyderabad in 47 matches with a win percentage of 55.3.

Suresh Raina
IPL 2021 Salary: Rs.11 crore
IPL 2021 Team: Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL Salary: Rs.110.7 crore

Suresh Raina who goes by the sobriquet of Mr. IPL has been one of the few consistent players in IPL. He really has been the backbone of the CSK line-up over the years. His services were direly missed by MS Dhoni in the 2020 edition when Raina pulled out of the IPL citing personal reasons. CSK went on to finish the season at the second last position. His comeback in IPL 2021 will surely be a boost to the CSK camp.

Manish Pandey
IPL 2020 Salary – 11 Crore
IPL 2020 Team- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Total IPL salary- Rs.51.7 crore

An incredible batsman at the top of the order, Manish Pandey boasts of a rich repertoire of strokes up his sleeves and can destroy any bowling line-up with his deft strokeplay. Pandey, before joining the SRH franchise climbed up the ladder in the KKR franchise alongside the likes of Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa and has learned his craft from the best.

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