The Indian Premier League (IPL) is starting today, almost four and a half months after the scheduled time due to the Corona epidemic. As the situation in the country is not normal, this year's IPL is being held in the United Arab Emirates instead of India. Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team and Royal Challengers Bangalore, is getting the highest salary as the captain of this year's event.
While there is no speculation about the 13th edition of the IPL, what cricket fans are curious about right now is - how much money does a team captain get in the IPL?
V Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore): Kohli retained by the Royal Challengers for one more year. He will get paid $2,656,250 million for the season 2020 contract. This contract base salary made him the highest paid Indian cricketer and IPl player in 2020.
RG Sharma (Mumbai Indians): Rohit Sharma retain in the Draft picks of IPL 2020 by Mumbai Indian. He earn career highest salary in IPL season $2,343,750 million. Sharma performance as opener bring his name among the most popular T20 cricketers.
MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings): MS Dhoni retain highest paid player position for longest time in Indian Premier League season. In 2014, he listed among most paid cricketers in the world with $2,343,750 million salary with CSK.
Steve Smith (Rajasthan Royals): The Australian international first played in the IPL in 2010 and since then, he has gone on to represent multiple franchises in the cash-rich league. Currently, Steve Smith is the captain of the Rajasthan Royals. He will get paid $1,953,130 million for the season 2020 contract.
David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad): Sunrisers Hyderabad have announced David Warner as their captain for the upcoming IPL. He will get paid $1,953,130 million for the season 2020 contract.
KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab): Kings XI Punjab will hope the new pair of captain KL Rahul and head coach Anil Kumble can conjure up some magic as they head into the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He will get paid $1,718,750 million for the season 2020 contract.
Dinesh Karthik (Kolkata Knight Riders): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-owned two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will try to turn the fortune in their favour. Under the captaincy of Dinesh Karthik. He will get paid $1,156,250 million for the season 2020 contract.
Shreyas Iyer (Delhi Capitals): Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer again penned down a heartwarming letter from his bio-bubble in UAE. He will get paid $1,093,750 million for the season 2020 contract.