Top earning players of IPL 2023 in IPL: The excitement of IPL 2023 is about to start again. The preparations of all the teams are now reaching the final stage. The 16th IPL season will kick off on March 31 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Meanwhile, veteran players from around the world will once again be seen in action. The first match will be played between CSK and Gujarat Titans. Meanwhile, when the auction took place, teams spent lavishly on the players of their choice and heavily included them in their squad. So far 15 seasons of IPL have been played and now it will be the 16th season. But IPL is also called Indian Money League. That is, if the teams like the player, then they try to do it with him at all costs. But do you know which player has earned the most in the 15 IPL seasons that have been played so far and how much does that player earn? So let us tell you about it today.
Rohit Sharma is the highest earner in IPL history, followed by MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.
Neither MS Dhoni nor Virat Kohli are the highest paid players in IPL history. This is Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Mumbai Indians. According to a report by Moneyball, Rohit Sharma has so far earned Rs 178.6 crore from IPL. Rohit Sharma previously played for Deccan Chasers, when the team won the IPL title in the second season. After this, he comes to the Mumbai Indians and soon after becomes the captain of MI. In IPL history, Rohit Sharma has so far made Mumbai Indians five-time champions, which is the most. After this, the captain and the team that has captured the top IPL trophy is MS Dhoni’s Chennai Superkings team i.e. CSK. According to the report, MS Dhoni is also second only to Rohit Sharma in terms of IPL earnings. He till now he has earned Rs 176.84 crore from IPL. MS Dhoni has been playing continuously for Chennai Super Kings since the first IPL, CSK was suspended for two years in between, then he joined the Rising Pune Supergiants team, but two years later when the team returned, he became the captain of this team.
Virat Kohli at number three in terms of income in IPL, followed by Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja
Virat Kohli, the former Team India and RCB captain, may not have won a single title in the IPL yet, but he is at number three after Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni in terms of earnings. If we talk about Virat Kohli’s earnings, according to the report, it reached Rs 173.2 crore. Virat Kohli has been playing IPL for RCB since the first IPS till now. Before he was the captain, but before the IPL 2022, he himself announced to leave the captaincy, now the command of the team is in the hands of Faf Duplesey. After this if we talk about the fourth highest earning player then it is Suresh Raina who is no longer playing IPL. The profit of him so far is close to Rs 110 crore. On the other hand, Ravindra Jadeja is ranked fifth on this list, whose earnings are over Rs 109 crore. In between, he became the captain of CSK, but when the team’s performance was not good, he himself announced that he was leaving the captaincy and MS Dhoni became the captain. Talking about now, Ravindra Jadeja is paid more than MS Dhoni by CSK team in IPL.
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