IPL 2020: Top 10 Highest paid foreign cricketers of all time in IPL Moneyball

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has turned modestly earning cricketers worldwide into multi-millionaires. But which international cricketer has earned the most from IPL OVERALL ? Who has earned the most from IPL over the last 12 years ? Who is the highest earning international bowler, batsman overall ?

To answer all of this, InsideSport has compiled a complete list of the highest earning foreign cricketers from the last 12 seasons of IPL. Take a look

10  Lasith Malinga
IPL 2020 Salary – 
2 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 48.2 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 24
Country –  Sri Lanka
IPL 2020 Team – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Separamadu Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer and current T20 international captain of Sri Lanka. He captained the Sri Lankan 2014 T20 World Cup winning side.

9 Glenn Maxwell
IPL 2020 Salary – 10.75 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 49.1 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 23
Country – Australia
IPL 2020 Team – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Glenn James Maxwell is an Australian international cricketer, who currently plays ODI and Twenty20 cricket for Australia. He has also played Test cricket for Australia. He represents Victoria and Melbourne Stars in Australian domestic cricket and Lancashire County Cricket Club in English County Cricket

8 Ben Stokes
IPL 2020 Salary – 12.5 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 52 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank – 20
Country – England
IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Benjamin Andrew Stokes OBE is an English international cricketer and current vice-captain of the England Test team. Stokes was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

7 Chris Gayle
IPL 2020 Salary – 2 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 56.5 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 18
Country –  West Indies
IPL 2020 Team – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Indies Test side from 2007 to 2010. Considered as one of the greatest batsmen ever in Twenty20 cricket, Gayle has set numerous records across all three formats of the game.

6 David Miller
IPL 2020 Salary – 12.5 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 58.2 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 17
Country – South Africa
IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals (RR)

David Andrew Miller is a South African international cricketer. He is an aggressive left-handed middle order batsman and an occasional wicket-keeper who plays domestic cricket for the Dolphins

5 David Warner
IPL 2020 Salary – 12.5 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 
IPL Moneyball Rank  – 16
Country – Australia
IPL 2020 Team –  Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

David Andrew Warner is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team. A left-handed opening batsman, Warner is the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in any format without experience in first-class cricket.

4 Kieron Pollard
IPL 2020 Salary – 4 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 69.1 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 13
Country – West Indies
IPL 2020 Team – Mumbai Indians (MI)

Kieron Adrian Pollard is a Trinidadian cricketer who captains the West Indies cricket team in limited overs cricket. An aggressive all-rounder, Pollard is a medium-pace bowler and big-hitting batsman in the middle-order.

3 Shane Watson
IPL 2020 Salary – 4 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 77.1 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 9
Country –  Australia
IPL 2020 Team – Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Shane Robert Watson is an Australian international cricketer and occasional captain in all formats who has played for Australia’s national cricket team and currently plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League and Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League

2 Sunil Narine
IPL 2020 Salary – 12.5 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 82.7 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   – 8
Country – West Indies
IPL 2020 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Sunil Philip Narine is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies. He made his One Day International debut in December 2011 and Test match debut in June 2012. Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also an aggressive left-handed batsman. Narine primarily plays limited-overs cricket.

1 AB de Villiers
IPL 2020 Salary – 11 Crore
Total IPL Salary – 91.5 Crore
IPL Moneyball Rank   6
Country – South Africa
IPL 2020 Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, is a South African cricketer. In limited overs cricket he is an attacking batsman. He was named as the ICC ODI Player of the Year three times during his 15-year international career. His name was also featured in Wisden Cricketers of the Decade at the end of 2019.

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