The revamped Delhi Capitals has traded in the veteran opener Dhawan from the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the upcoming IPL season, kick start from 23rd March, marking a return home for the swashbuckling left-handed opener. The move would see Dhawan don the colours of Delhi Capitals with whom he had stated his IPL sojourn in the inaugural 2008 season.
Moneyball is an automated, real-time sports professional salary calculation engine, which reveals the Year on Year Salary Account of Shikhar Dhawan:
2008: Delhi Daredevils: INR 12lakhs
2009: Mumbai Indians: INR 12lakhs
2010: Mumbai Indians: INR 12lakhs
2011: Deccan Chargers: INR 1.38cr
2012: Deccan Chargers: INR 1.38cr
2013: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 1.38cr
2014: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 12.5cr
2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 12.5cr
2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 12.5cr
2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 12.5cr
2018: Sunrisers Hyderabad: INR 5.2cr
2019: Delhi Capitals: INR 5.2cr
According to the professional sportsperson salary calculator Moneyball he has earned INR 64.9cr across the 12 seasons of the VIVO IPL. Thus he has been placed 11th in the Moneyball rank Index for the IPL Players’ earning.