Cricket is a rewarding game, especially if you are an Indian cricketer. Playing cricket for India or in India comes with its perks. In a nation of billions, almost every individual is a cricket fan. The Gentlemen’s sport is very popular in the Asian country as fans follow it religiously. If you are a Virat Kohli or a MS Dhoni, you are probably earning millions while playing cricket. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the richest T20 league in the world.lest analyse Net Worth Of Every IPL Captains In Detail.
Apart from being one of the best leagues in the world, the Indian cash-rich league is known for spending tons of money every year to make the league bigger with each passing season. If you are a known name in cricket, you have to play in the IPL. Each of the 8 IPL teams has elected gigantic names for their captaincy roles.
These 8 players have huge responsibilities on their shoulders as fans of each respective club won’t let go of any captaincy decision which might hurt their franchise. Having said that, all the skippers also have big payslips. Let’s have a look at the net worth of the 8 IPL captains.
Networth Of Every IPL Captain
1. Virat Kohli (RCB)- Rs 980 Crore
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the biggest name in world cricket, He is a brand in himself. The global superstar has an estimated net worth of over INR 980 Crores. He earns INR 17 Crore per season from the IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. He falls under the Grade A plus contract list from the BCCI, which hands him a cheque of INR 7 crore every year. Perhaps in terms of his earnings from the brand endorsements, As per reports, King Kohli earns Rs 178.77 per year from advertising brands like Puma, MRF, Audi, Tissot, Wrogn, and Colgate.
2. MS Dhoni (CSK)- Rs 819 Crore
Arguably, the greatest Indian skipper of all time, MS Dhoni has a net worth of over 819 crores. MSD earns INR 74.49 Crore annually. IPL team CSK pays him a salary of INR 15 crore per season. He endorses luxurious brands like Dream 11, Go Daddy, Mastercard, Yippee Noodles, Panerai, Indigo Paints, etc. As per reports, Dhoni earns around INR 50 crore from featuring in advertisements. Adding to that, Mahi is also a co-owner in an ISL and HIL franchise. He owns an apparel brand SEVEN and a gymnastic firm SportsFit World PVT LTD.
3. Rohit Sharma (MI)- Rs 170 Crore
The ‘Hit-man’ of Indian cricket has a total net worth of INR 170 Crore. Rohit Sharma mints a total of INR 15 Crore while playing for the Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma falls under the Grade A+ category and earns INR 7 crore from the BCCI every year. He is associated with breaks like CEAT, Hublot, Oakley, Glenmark Pharma, Adidas, etc.
4. Kane Williamson (SRH)- Rs 66 Crore
NZ skipper Williamson’s net worth is around Rs 66 Crore. As per reports, the NZ board pays him around $440,000 (INR 3.19 Crore) to play for the country. The Kiwi superstar earns 3 crores for his services for the IPL side, SRH. Kane Williamson endorses brands like Powerade, Rockit, Asics, and Seagram’s Royal Stag have taken him on board as their ambassador.
5. Rishabh Pant (DC)- Rs 47 Crore
Rishabh Pant has a net worth of INR 47 Crores. Rishabh Pant earns a total of INR 15 Crores from the Delhi Capitals. Pant has a Grade A contract with the BCCI and earns INR 5 Crore while playing for India. Pant is associated with top-class names like the JSW Steel, Dream 11, Noise, Boost, Adidas, and The Pant Project.
6. KL Rahul (PBKS)- Rs 43 Crore
KL Rahul has a net worth of Rs 43 Crore so far. KL Rahul earns a sum of INR 11 Crore per season from the IPL franchise Punjab Kings. Rahul comes under the Grade A list of Indian players which makes his annual salary Rs 5 Crore, which is paid by the BCCI. Rahul endorses brands like RedBull, Boat, Cure Fit, Tata Nexon, RBI, and Puma. Overall it is also speculated that the cricketer’s advertisement fee is around INR 10 Lakhs.
7. Sanju Samson (RR)- Rs 29.83 Crore
Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson has a net worth of around INR 29.83 Crores. As per reports, the 26-year-old earns 8 crores from RR per season. The Indian batsman is a brand ambassador for big brands like HAEAL, Sareen Sports, MYFAB11, Club Mahindra.
8. Eoin Morgan (KKR)- Rs 21.87 Crore
The English skipper’s net worth is around £2.3 million. Morgan mints around Rs 2.6 Crore from the English Cricket Board (ECB) for playing and captaining England’s team. Morgan earns INR 5.25 Crore per season from the IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).