IPL Auction 2021: AB De Villiers & Suresh Raina joins MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in 100 Cr Salary club – The IPL 2021 auction is all set to take place in Chennai on February 18 (Thursday). All the IPL franchise— RCB, DC, CSK, SRH, MI, KKR, RR and KXIP— will be eyeing to buy key players to fill their overseas and remaining slots. Among all IPL teams, KXIP has the highest salary cap available at Rs 53.3 crore, while Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata have only Rs 10.75 crore salary cap available. Ahead of the mini-auction, we look at top five players who have amassed Rs 100 crore in terms of overall IPL salary
IPL 100 Cr Salary club
Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings)- Rs 110 crore
Vice-captain of CSK, Suresh Raina has over 5,000 runs in IPL. He is likely to take the leadership role for CSK after Dhoni takes IPL retirement. Raina has scored over 400 runs in a number of IPL seasons.
Suresh Raina Total IPL Salary – https://moneyball.insidesport.co/single-player.php?id=10
AB De Villiers (Royal Challengers Bangalore)- Rs 102 crore
Mr. 360, AB De Villiers, is a dominant force in the RCB camp after Virat Kohli. The 37-year-old has earned over 100 crore in his IPL stint till date. He is just 151 runs short of the 5,000-run mark in IPL.
AB De Villiers Total IPL Salary – https://moneyball.insidesport.co/single-player.php?id=81
MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings)- Rs 152 crore
The CSK captain is on top of the leaderboard when it comes to highest IPL salary in the Indian Premier League. He has won three IPL titles in his reign at the CSK till date.
MS Dhoni Total IPL Salary – https://moneyball.insidesport.co/single-player.php?id=25
Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)- Rs 146 crore
The most successful IPL captain in the history of the tournament, Rohit Sharma has won five IPL titles. Besides this, Sharma has over 5200 runs in 200 IPL matches.
Rohit Sharma Total IPL Salary – https://moneyball.insidesport.co/single-player.php?id=184
Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)- Rs 143 crore
Virat Kohli is the only player to have played all 13 seasons of the IPL with the same franchise. The India skipper features third in the list of players with Rs 100 crore IPL salary to their name. He is also the highest-run getter in the cash-rich league with 5,878 runs, including five centuries.
Virat Kohli Total IPL Salary – https://moneyball.insidesport.co/single-player.php?id=171
The live telecast of IPL 2021 auction will be aired on Star Sports Network at 3 pm on Thursday.