The Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell has been retained by the by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 8.5cr salary contract for the 12th edition of Indian Premier League(IPL). The IPL 2019 will be kick start from 23rd March, KKR will start their campaign for this season against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on the second day of the tournament.
Moneyball is an automated, real-time sports professional salary calculation engine, which states the Year on Year Salary Account of Andre Russell:
2012: Delhi Daredevils: INR 2.26cr
2013: Delhi Daredevils: INR 2.39cr
2014: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 60lakhs
2015: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 60lakhs
2016: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 60lakhs
2017: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 60lakhs
2018: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 8.5cr
2019: Kolkata Knight Riders: INR 8.5cr
According to the professional sports’ salary calculator Moneyball an aggregate INR 24.05 crore salary across 12 seasons, places Russell at the 59th position in the Moneyball IPL Player rankings.