The 14th season of the Indian Premier League is all set to start in the next few months. It will be starting from 11 April 2021 and most likely will be over by 6th June. The auctions for the IPL 2021 have been completed and all the teams have been finalized their players. Talking about the auctions, teams have spent a lot of money to buy players. Not only this season but in the previous seasons also, we have saw teams spending a lot of money on buying the players in IPL. If we see the numbers, so far, the Indian Premier League has made 789 players by 6144 crores since the first season in 2008.
Around 789 players have been traded in the last 14 seasons of the IPL and teams have spent approximately 6144 growers on buying players. Though out of all the players who were traded in the past from all over the world, Indian Players were the most benefited from the tournament. Out of the 789 players, 489 were Indians only. Around 56% of the total amount spend on players’ salaries belonged to Indians only which amounts to 3433 crores.
The most expensive players in the IPL so far are former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Current captain Virat Kohli and Hitman Rohit Sharma. These three players have earned around 125 crores in IPL. Taking about the players from overseas, there is only AB De Villers who could reach 100 crores of total salary in IPL career.
The matches will be starting from April this year and we are very excited to watch the matches live. How about you?