A list of top 10 Highest Paid Players in Indian Premier League (IPL) 9 2016. Players who will get maximum salary in IPL 2016, Eighth Edition of Profitable and most popular T20 League in the world. Most Expensive Buy in IPL auction or retained by respective franchise by paying them More than 6 Crore Rs.
1. Virat Kohli (15 Crore Rs)
Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988. He is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is the current captain of the Indian team in Test cricket. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he captains the Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB Captain is highest paid IPL Player with salary of 15 Crore rs. RCB Retained him for 12.5 Crore rs but actually pays 2.5 Crore more than that.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (12.5 Crore Rs)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981. MS.Dhoni is an Indian Cricketer and Caption of Indian National Cricket team. An Attacking Right handed middle order batsman and Wicket Keeper. Recently bought by Rising Giant Pune from Players Draft. He will get paid 12.5 Crore Rs.
3. Shikhar Dhawan (12.5 Crore Rs)
Shikhar Dhawan was born on 5 December 1981.Shikhar Dhavan is an Indian International Cricketer. He is a Left handed batsmen and right arm off Break bowler. Retained for 12.5 Crore Rs by Sun Risers Hyderabad and is getting same amount of money making him one of the highest paid IPL Players for 2016 Season.
4. Rohit Sharma (11.5 Crore Rs)
Rohit Sharma Was Born on 30 April 1987. He is an Indian Cricketer, Right handed batsman and right arm off break bowler. He is the Captain of the Mumbai Indians in the Indians Premium league. Retained for 12.5 Crore Rs by Mumbai Indians but gets 11.5 Crore Salary from the franchise.
5. Gautam Gambhir (10 crore Rs)
Gautam Gambhir was born on 14 October 1981. He is an Indian International Cricketer. He is a Left handed opening batsman Who Plays Cricket for Delhi and Caption of Kolkata knight riders in the Indian Premier league. He too gets less than 12.5 Crore Rs which is actual retention amount KKR paid for him. This is because of the agreement made between player and franchise.
6. Kieron Pollard (9.7 Croe Rs.)
Kieron Pollard Was Born on 12 March 1987.Kieron Pollard is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies. Pollard provides medium-fast pace bowling and big-hitting from the middle-order. Giant West Indian All-rounder gets 9.7 Crore as salary from Mumbai Indians, 20 Lakh more than the actual retention amount.
7. Suresh Raina (9.5 Crore Rs)
Suresh Raina was born on 27 November 1986.Suresh Raina is an Indian Cricketer. A Left handed middle order batsman and off-Spin bowler. He is the Captain of Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League. He was recently bought by Gujarat Lions from Player Draft. He will get same amount that he was receiving from CSK Franchise.
8. AB De Villers (9.5 Crore Rs.)
AB De Villers Was born on 17 Febuary 1984. He is the South African Cricketer. He is the Captain of Test and One day International Team. Superman of World Cricket gets 9.5 Crore Rs from RCB Franchise making him 8th highest paid IPL Player.
9. Shane Watson(9.5 Crore Rs.)
Shane Watson Was born on 17 June in 1981.He is an Australian Professional Cricketer. He Plays as Right handed Batsman and a right handed fast medium swing bowler. He is the Currently No.1 all-rounder in T20. Bought by RCB in IPL Players Auction 2016 for whopping 9.5 Crore Rs. Though he was getting more than that from Rajasthan Royals who retained him every year since first Season of IPl.
10. Chris Gayle (8.4 Crore Rs.)
Chris Gayle was born on 21 September 1979. He is a Jamaican Cricketer Who Plays International Cricket for the West Indies. Considered as one of the greatest big hitting legends in limited overs cricket, Chris Gayle was retained by RCB for 7.5 Crore Rs but actually he gets 8.4 Crore from franchise.