Virat Kohli usually tops most lists when it comes to highest earning from cricket and advertisements, but to the surprise of many, he is not the highest earning player in the Indian Premier League.
CSK skipper MS Dhoni and MI skipper Rohit Sharma both earned more than INR 100 crores from this tournament. MS Dhoni is on the top of the list with his earnings of 107.84 crores. After MS Dhoni, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma is on the second position who has earned 101.60 crores till now from IPL.
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RCB skipper Virat Kohli who had played for the franchise since 2008, is on 4th position in this list with the earnings of 92.20 crores. Delhi Daredevils' captain Gautam Gambhir is on the third position with the earnings of 94.62 crores.
Yuvraj Singh has earned 83.60 crores from IPL and is on the fifth position on the list. Suresh Raina, league’s highest run getter, is on the 6th spot with earnings of 77.74 crores.
South African cricketer AB De Villiers with earnings of 69.51 crores and Australian all-rounder Shane Watson with the earnings of 69.13 crores are the top two highest earning foreign players in the league.