Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has arisen as the highest-paid player in the Indian Premier League. As indicated by Inside Sports Money Ball, previous India captain has procured over Rs 137 crore by playing IPL.
Dhoni was the costliest pick in IPL 2008 and he joined Chennai Super Kings for $1.5 million. He proceeded to become the marquee captain in first three seasons of IPL.
His prosperity with Chennai, which incorporates three IPL prizes, helped his popularity in the format and is presently the highest-paid player throughout the entire existence of the group.
Rs 137 crore does exclude the few cash prizes like Player of the Match awards, and so forth
From IPL 2011 to 2013, he acquired almost Rs 8.2 crore every year. In 2014, the BCCI raised the first-choice retention fees to Rs. 12.5 crores. Henceforth, Dhoni acquired that amount in IPL 2014 and 2015. Dhoni was gotten by Rising Pune Supergiants after CSK was suspended for two years. In any case, his change in the franchise didn’t change the pay he acquired.
BCCI expanded the first-choice retention cost to Rs 15 crore before IPL 2018 because of which Dhoni acquired Rs 45 crores in the next three years.
While playing for India, Dhoni generally stayed in the top bracket in BCCI’s central agreement list. His achievement in IPL has always encouraged him stay in the Playing XI in the T20 league.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is second in the rundown. The prolific batsman has acquired over Rs 131 crore.
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