IPL 2021: Top 6 Highest earning foreigners of IPL 2021

IPL 2021: Top 6 Highest earning foreigners of IPL 2021

IPL 2021: Top 6 Highest earning foreigners of IPL 2021: Although Indian players have been the highest-earning players in the Indian Premier League, some foreigners take the icing of the cake from auctions. The IPL 2021 auction was not any different either franchises handed out fat cheques to as some overseas players.

With some retentions and high bids at the IPL 2021 auction, the 14th edition of the tournament will see some of the highest-earning foreigners in the cash-rich league.

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Chris Morris

Country: South Africa

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 16.5 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 19

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 59.1 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Rajasthan Royals

At the IPL 2021 auction, South Africa’s Chris Morris became the highest-paid foreigner after Rajasthan Royals snapped him for a whopping Rs 16.5 crore. In the previous season, the all-rounder was earning Rs 10 crore from RCB.

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Pat Cummins

Country: Australia

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 15.5 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 43

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 37.5 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders

The Australian fast bowler was retained by KKR ahead of the IPL 2021 auction. But KKR paid Rs 15.5 crore for his services in 2020 and the retention meant he continued to be one of the top earning foreigners of the league.

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Kyle Jamieson

Country: New Zealand

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 15 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 122

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 15 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Kiwi fast bowler became the highest-paid player in the IPL from his country. With RCB paying Rs 15 crore in the IPL auction, he is now the third highest-earning foreigner in the tournament. IPL 2021 will also be his debut season in the IPL and he will have a big expectation to fulfil.

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Glenn Maxwell

Country: Australia

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 14.25 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 18

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 63.4 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Aussie all-rounder has ben IPL’s one of the top-earning players over the years. But at the IPL 2021 auction, RCB paid Rs 14.25 crore for his service, shooting his market value up by Rs 4 crore as he was earning Rs 10.75 crore at Punjab.

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Jhye Richardson

Country: Australia

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 14 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 127

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 14 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Punjab Kings

He is yet to debut in the IPL but a successful Big Bash League campaign where he bagged 29 wickets in 11 matches prompted IPL franchises to start a bidding war. Eventually, the Australian was sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore, making him one of the highest-earning foreign players in the tournament.

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Sunil Narine

Country: Trinidad and Tobago

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 12.5 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 6

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 95.2 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL’s one of the most successful players, Sunil Narine has lived up to the expectation. His mystery bowling has helped KKR lift two IPL titles. Hence, with KKR retaining the player, Narine is now one of the top earners in IPL. Overall, he is the second higher earner amongst foreigners, only behind AB de Villiers.

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David Warner

Country: Australia

IPL 2021 Salary – Rs 12.5 crore

IPL Moneyball Rank – 16

IPL Total Moneyball Salary – Rs 71 crore

IPL 2021 Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Australian opener shares the spot with Sunil Narine having retained by Sunrisers Hyderabad. The most consistent batsman in the IPL with an average of 42.71, David Warner earns Rs 12.5 crore a year from SRH. Overall, he is one of the highest-paid foreigners in the league, having earned Rs 71 crore since joining IPL in 2009.