The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday(yesterday) has released the full and final for the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2019). Chennai Super Kings will host the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the season opener on 23rd March.
The Whistle Podu, Chennai Super Kings is the defending champions of the Indian Premier League is all set to lift its IPL title for the fourth time. After serving a two-year suspension from the IPL, CSK made its heroic entry in the season and lift the title for the third time. Skipper MS Dhoni remains the poster boy of CSK, with Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, and Dwayne Bravo being the other important players.
InsideSport has brought to its readers the CSK’s top salary players from the intelligence published by the professional sportsperson’s salary calculator by InsideSport.co, Moneyball.
Mahender Singh Dhoni
It is not surprising to see the poster boy of the CSK MS Dhoni on the top of the list. The skipper has been retained for the INR 15 crore IPL salary contract. Thus he has been placed at the top of the list.
The T20 Behemoth who is just 15 runs (4985 runs) away to become the first player in the history of IPL to breach the 5000 runs mark has been placed second in the list as he has been retained for INR 11 crore.
The batting all-rounder Kedar Jadhav landed at the third spot of the list as he has been retained for INR 7.8 crore.
The retention amount of INR 7 crore places the veteran all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja at the fourth in the list of CSK’s top earners.
The Champion DJ Bravo rested at the fifth no. in the list as he has been retained for INR 6.4 crore salary contract.
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