IPL 2021: Top 10 Highest paid Chennai Super Kings Players in IPL

IPL 2021: Top 10 Highest paid Chennai Super Kings Players in IPL: Chennai Super Kings has been one of the most successful franchise in the IPL. They have consistently performed over and years and more than not found themselves qualifying for the knockout stages. But the 2020 edition was a disaster for them and ended the season at the second last position. They will be hoping that their big guns fire in the 2021 season and guide them towards victory.

Check Out the list of top 10 highest paid Chennai Super Kings players in IPL:-

1 MS Dhoni
IPL 2021 Salary – 15 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 152.8 Cr

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is an 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. He is the only captain in the history of Cricket to win all ICC trophies. 

2 Suresh Raina

IPL 2021 Salary – 11 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 110.7 Cr

Suresh Raina is an Indian international cricketer. An aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler, he is also regarded as one of the best fielders in world cricket. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket. 

3 Krishnappa Gowtham

IPL 2021 Salary – 9.2 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 29.8 Cr

In the short journey of his career in IPL, he has already featured for 4 franchises. This uncapped  Indian managed to lure some eye balls at the IPL Auction of 2021. Many teams went after him but Dhoni’s CSK was the winner at the end with purchasing the all=rounder for a whopping sum of Rs.9.2 crores.

4 Moeen Ali

IPL 2021 Salary – 7 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 12.1 Cr

The Englishman made his debut in the IPL in 2018 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Since then he has been a part of the squad but failed to create a major impact for the Virat Kohli’s side. He was given a run for 3 matches only in the 2020 edition and the management decided to let go off him for the 2021 season. The all-rounder is a handy batsman up the order and with his off-spinners, he can be the surprise weapon in the armoury.

5 Ravindra Jadeja

IPL 2021 Salary – 7 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 77.01 Cr

Ravindra Jadeja commonly known as Ravindra Jadeja, is an Indian international cricketer. He is an all-rounder, who plays as a left-handed middle-order batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He represents Saurashtra in first-class cricket and the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

6 Dwayne Bravo


IPL 2021 Salary – 6.4 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 46.6 Cr

Dwayne Bravo is a Trinidadian cricketer, who played all formats of the game and a former captain of West Indies in all formats and plays league cricket for Chennai Super Kings & Quetta Gladiators. A genuine all-rounder, Bravo bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium-fast pace.

7 Sam Curran


IPL 2021 Salary – 5.5 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 18.2 Cr

Sam Curran is an English player. He is a southpaw all-rounder who has done well both in the IPL and International arena. The Dhoni led side has shown trust in him and used him differently in all the matches in the 2020 edition.

8 Karn Sharma

IPL 2021 Salary – 5 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 34.6 Cr

The Indian leg spinner played only a handful of 5 matches in 2020 and took 5 wickets. With the ranks of Imran Tahir in the CSK squad, the leg spinner found it difficult to make it to the playing XI more often than not. Although this season in the absence of other Indian leg spinner, Piyush Chawla who will be playing for MI in 2021 season, Karn Sharma might get an elongated run.

9 Shardul Thakur

IPL 2021 Salary – 2.6 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 11.2 Cr

Shardul Thakur who had been in the recent headlines because of his spectacular performance in the Test series against Australia and in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, will be an integral part of CSK’s line-up this year. With his hitting abilities down the order, he gives the extra depth in batting and also he is a death over specialist.

10 Ambati Rayudu

IPL 2021 Salary – 2.2 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Chennai Super Kings
Total IPL salary-₹ 25.8 Cr

The right handed batsman who was one of the few players who made some notable performances in IPL 2020, will look to continue with his form in IPL 2021 as well. In the 12 matches he played in 2020, he scored a total of 359 runs at a healthy average of almost 40. He is one of the most consistent batsman for CSK and also in the IPL.