IPL 2020: Check out top 5 highest paid wicketkeepers in IPL 13

The 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is set to begin from Septmeber 19min UAE.
The squads of all the eight franchises have been decided after they shelled out big amounts during the auction to boost their respective teams.
On the wicketkeeping front, many of the teams decided to retain their primary wicketkeepers while there were also some who decided to purchase them.

As we build up for IPL 2020, we will look at the top 5 highest paid wicket keeper in the upcoming edition of the IPL.

MS Dhoni
IPL 2020 Salary – Rs 15  Crore
IPL 2020 Team – Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Total IPL Salary – Rs 137.8 Cr
IPL Moneyball Rank – 1
CSK skipper MS Dhoni has lead the franchise to three IPL titles and he is the only captain in IPL to win 100 games. He holds the records of most dismissals in IPL by a wicketkeeper as he has effected 136 dismissals – 98 catches and 38 stumpings.

KL Rahul
IPL 2020 Salary –  Rs 11   Crore
IPL 2020 Team  – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Total IPL Salary – ₹ 371,000,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 37
KL Rahul will lead Kings XI Punjab as captain in IPL 2020 after establishing himself as a key player for the franchise, who bought him in 2018. Rahul has scored 593 runs and 659 runs in the last two seasons respectively at an average of 53.90 and 54.91 and as a wicketkeeper he has affected 34 dismissals – 29 catches and 5 stumpings.

Rishabh Pant
IPL 2020 Salary – Rs 8 Crore
IPL 2020 Team  – Delhi Capitals (DC)
Total IPL Salary – ₹ 348,000,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 39
Delhi wicket-keeper batsman Pant has been in blazing form in the last couple of IPL seasons. He has scored 1172 runs at an average of 45.08 and a strike-rate of 168.88 in the IPL since 2018. Moreover, he has smashed 64 sixes which is the second-most as well in the same time frame. Behind the wickets Pant has taken 33 catches and inflicted 11 stumpings.

Sanju Samson
IPL 2020 Salary – Rs 8 Crore
IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals  (RR)
Total IPL Salary – ₹ 405,800,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 33
Rajasthan Royals star batsman Sanju Samson is among the few players in the league who has IPL tons for two different teams. He has the ability to play in two gears, attacking and defensive which makes him a key player to watch out for the Royals. As a wicketkeeper Sanju has taken 43 catches and inflicted 4 stumpings.

Dinesh Karthik
IPL 2020 Salary – 7.4 Crore
IPL 2020 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Total IPL Salary – ₹ 685,200,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 14
KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik has time and again proven his captaincy skills and he will be aiming to lead the franchise to their third title. Karthik has scored 3654 runs in his 182 IPL games at a strike rate of 129.8. As a wicketkeeper, Karthik has affected 131 dismissals.