India – 125 – Total Salary – 3,582,500,000
It being the Indian league, without any doubt the Indian cricketers are the biggest beneficiaries. Be it the Indian international cricketers or the domestic players, for everyone IPL is the biggest pay cheque they get every year. No one wants to lose on IPL and its superpower to make the cricketers ultra-rich and ultra famous.
Overall 125 Indian cricketers will be richer by 358.25 Cr by playing 13th season of IPL. Indian captain Virat Kohli from RCB will be the highest paid cricketer in IPL this season with 17 Cr salary followed by his former captain MS Dhoni of CSK with 15Cr pay cheque guaranteed for IPL 2020 edition.
After Indian cricketers, Australian cricketers will be the highest earners in the list. 17 Australian cricketers picked by 8 different teams are set to earn 86.75 Cr from this season of IPL. Pat Cummins will get the fattest pay cheque as he will make 15.5 Cr from Kolkata Knight Riders by playing in the IPL 2020. Cummins does not get these kind of monies by paying entire year for Australia what he will earn in 50 days playing for KKR.
WEST INDIES – 10 Total Salary – 497,500,000
The Cricket West Indies is struggling to clear the dues of its contracted cricketers but the 10 of those are set to earn 49.75 Cr from IPL 2020. Sunil Narine 12.5 Cr and Andre Russell will be the highest paid players for the West Indies in IPL 2020.
ENGLAND – 13 Total Salary – 475,000,000
Be it Mr. Incredible, Ben Stokes or pace sensation Jofra Archer, including these 2, 13 cricketers from England will be seen in action in IPL 2020. What Stokes has achieved in the last 15 months – it will be hard for any cricketer to match that. Stokes will be the highest paid player from England in IPL 2020 with 12.5 Cr salary cheque waiting for to be collected.
SOUTH AFRICA – 10 Total Salary – 346,000,000
10 top South African cricketers have IPL contracts worth 34.6 cr in their pockets. But as the African nation is currently under lockdown their is a huge question mark over whether they will be able to make it to UAE on time to play IPL 2020. But if AB De Villiers and the company can make it to Dubai, they are set to be richer by more than 34 crores.
Retired De Villiers still will be the biggest beneficiary as he is contracted to play for RCB for 11 Cr.
AFGHANISTAN – 3 Total Salary – 140,000,000
This analysis & fact will shock the cricket fans. 3 Afghan cricketers will have the biggest average salary than any other nation in IPL 2020. Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rehman & Mohammad Nabi collectively will be making 14 Cr.
NEW ZEALAND – 6 Total Salary – 98,000,000
The hardworking KIWI cricketers have always been one of the big highlights of IPL. This time only 6 New Zealand Cricketers have been picked to play IPL 2020.
SRI LANKA – 2 Total Salary – 25,000,000
Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians) & Isuru Udana (RCB) are the only ones from Sri Lanka thus
NEPAL – 1 Total Salary – 2,000,000