IPL 2021 MI vs RCB: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is set to get underway with 5-time champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore locking horns in Chennai in the season opener.
Interestingly, three players of the 100 cr club- Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers will feature in tomorrow’s opening fixture.
The Indian Premier League’s ₹100 crore salary club is a very exclusive club that includes players who have crossed the ₹100 crore barrier in career IPL salaries over the years.
The IPL ₹100 crore club has emerged out as a niche of its own. Its exclusivity can be gauged from the fact that only two players till date have been able to reach the ₹100 crore summit with respect to total IPL salaries till date.
The top 3 IPL earners are MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. However, in tomorrow’s MI vs RCB Match, Rohit Sharma will be the highest earning cricketer followed by Virat Kohli, while AB de Villiers will be the first-ever foreign cricketer to breach the 100cr club.
1. Rohit Sharma
IPL 2021 Salary – 15 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Mumbai Indians (MI)
Total IPL salary- 1,46,60,00,000
Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma is the second-highest overall earner after MS Dhoni with a total earning of 146 cr. However, in the MI vs RCB season opener, Rohit Sharma will the player with most earnings on the pitch as compared to Kohli and de Villiers. In IPL 2021, the MI skipper will be earning a total salary of 15cr.
|2021||Mumbai Indians||₹ 150,000,000|
|2020 (Retain)||Mumbai Indians||₹ 150,000,000|
|2019 (Retain)||Mumbai Indians||₹ 150,000,000|
|2018||Mumbai Indians||₹ 150,000,000|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||₹ 125,000,000|
|2016||Mumbai Indians||₹ 125,000,000|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||₹ 125,000,000|
|2014||Mumbai Indians||₹ 125,000,000|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||₹ 92,000,000|
|2012||Mumbai Indians||₹ 92,000,000|
|2011||Mumbai Indians||₹ 92,000,000|
|2010||Deccan Chargers||₹ 30,000,000|
|2009||Deccan Chargers||₹ 30,000,000|
|2008||Deccan Chargers||₹ 30,000,000|
2. Virat Kohli
IPL 2021 Salary – 17 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Total IPL salary- 143,20,00,000
RCB skipper Virat Kohli who was retained by the franchise for a whopping 17cr is the second highest overall earner in the MI vs RCB Match.
|2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 170,000,000|
|2020 (Retain)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 170,000,000|
|2019 (Retain)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 170,000,000|
|2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 170,000,000|
|2017||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 125,000,000|
|2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 125,000,000|
|2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 125,000,000|
|2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 125,000,000|
|2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 82,800,000|
|2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 82,800,000|
|2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 82,800,000|
|2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 1,200,000|
|2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 1,200,000|
|2008||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 1,200,000|
3. AB de Villiers
IPL 2021 Salary – 11 Cr
Total IPL Salary – 102.5 Cr
IPL 2020 Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
De Villiers, who has amassed 4,849 runs in 169 IPL appearances, which includes 3 tons and 38 half-centuries is the first and the only foreigner to enter the 100cr club.
|2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 110,000,000|
|2020 (Retain)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 110,000,000|
|2019 (Retain)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 110,000,000|
|2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 110,000,000|
|2017||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 95,000,000|
|2016||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 95,000,000|
|2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 95,000,000|
|2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 95,000,000|
|2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 58,597,000|
|2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 55,297,000|
|2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 50,600,000|
|2010||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 13,887,000|
|2009||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 14,736,000|
|2008||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 12,048,000|
IPL 2021 MI vs RCB: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma & de Villiers- three 100 cr club players to feature in opener