IPL 2021 season to make CSK captain MS Dhoni 1st ever IPL player to earn 150 Crores from IPL salary

IPL 2021 Auction – MS Dhoni becomes 1st player to earn 150 Cr salary from IPL: MS Dhoni is has become the first player to earn more than Rs 150 crore as salary in Indian Premier League. Dhoni is ready for one more season with the Chennai Super Kings in the in IPL 2021. This means Dhoni will earn another salary cheque of 15 Cr to his total IPL salary and will become the first players to breach 150 Cr salary.

Dhoni first to earn 150 Crores: It should be noted that at present Dhoni’s contract with CSK is worth whopping Rs 15 crores and he has till date earned 137.8 crores. With CSK deciding to retain him for Rs 15 crores in IPL 2021, Dhoni has crossed Rs 150-crore salary mark in IPL and will become the first player to do so.


MS Dhoni IPL Salary From 2008 to 2021

Year Team Salary
2021 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 150,000,000
2020   (Retain) icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 150,000,000
2019   (Retain) icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 150,000,000
2018 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 150,000,000
2017 icon1Rising Pune Supergiant ₹ 125,000,000
2016 icon1Rising Pune Supergiant ₹ 125,000,000
2015 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 125,000,000
2014 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 125,000,000
2013 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 82,800,000
2012 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 82,800,000
2011 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 82,800,000
2010 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 60,000,000
2009 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 60,000,000
2008 icon1Chennai Super Kings ₹ 60,000,000
Total ₹ 1,528,400,000


IPL 2021 Salary – 15 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Total IPL salary- 1528400000

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a former Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Retain MS Dhoni in IPL 2021
MS Dhoni Performance in IPL 2020: MS Dhoni Score 200 runs in 14 matches

Rohit Sharma: The Hitman is the 2nd highest earning IPL player. Rohit has earned a total of ₹ 146.6 crores as IPL salary so far. He started his IPL career with Deccan Chargers, but the star batsman has been associated with Mumbai Indians (MI) since 2011. Notably, Rohit Sharma was retained by the Reliance group-owned Mumbai Indians (MI) for ₹ 15 crores in IPL 2020, a 400% jump from the inaugural season salary of ₹3 crores.

IPL 2021 Salary – 15 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Mumbai Indians (MI)
Total IPL salary- 1466000000

Virat Kohli: The RCB skipper is the 3rd highest earning IPL player. Virat kohli has earned a total of ₹ 143.2 crores in salaries over 13 years in his IPL journey. Notably, he was retained by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team for ₹ 17 crores in IPL 2020, a 14000% jump from the inaugural season salary of ₹12 L.

IPL 2021 Salary – 17 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Total IPL salary- 143,20,00,000 

Note: The above analysis has been done using InsideSport’s Moneyball, a tool to calculate professional salaries of the players in Indian domestic tournaments, especially the players participating in IPL.