Is it the effect of just concluded India-West Indies series or the T20 skills of the West-Indies cricketers, the IPL Moneyball figures are proving that the Caribbean cricketers take home the biggest chunk of salaries from among the Indian Premier League 2019 overseas players.
IPL Moneyball tool reveals that the Indian expectedly and obviously get the lion’s share of the total IPL salary purse for the season 2019 too.
The IPL Moneyball table for the 2019 season has a total of 127 Indian cricketers have bagged contracts worth ₹386.30 crore from the eight franchisees, who have collectively committed ₹ 617.55 crores toward. The ₹ 386.3 crore package for the 127 Indian cricketers amount to 62.55% of the total salary pool for the season.
The most interesting fact brought out by IPL Moneyball salary calculator is that the Caribbean players are the most wanted overseasplayers for the IPL franchises. The West Indies will have 13 players in action during the 2019 IPL seaon – the highest for any foreign boards.
Not only this, the West Indies is also second in list in terms of the total salary percentage. The franchises have spent 10.8% of the total salary budgets on the Caribbean cricketers. The 13 players will return richer by ₹ 62.8 crores.
Cricket Australia comes next with 12 players and ₹ 59.4 crores in salary contract, amounting to the 9.6% of the total salary. South Africa and England are next in the list.
Young Sandeep Lamichhane has also put Nepal on the IPL list. The leg-spinner’s ₹ 20 lakh annual contract with the Delhi Daredevils will be in its second year with the rechristened entity – Delhi Capitals.
FACTS & FIGURES
Total IPL players bought by teams in 2019 – 190
Total Salary Spent – 617.55 CR
Highest Salary (Country) – India (386.3 CR) 62.55% of total salary
Highest Salary (Other then India) – West-Indies (62.8 CR) 10.1% of total salary