In this article, I will tell you about the top 15 Highest Paid Cricketers In IPL. IPL 2020 Auction is the order of the day and everyone is looking forward to how the franchises shape up their squads for the upcoming event.
Besides just knowing the players who will play for different franchises in the IPL 13, a lot of you must be looking forward to the list of IPL 2020 highest-paid players.
Do we have any names right now? Well, yes, the auction has already started and we have the preliminary list of the highest-paid players IPL 13.
IPL 13 Highest Paid Players 2020
So, let’s reveal the highest-paid players of IPL 2020 so far as the bids have been won at the IPL 13 auction.
1- Glenn Maxwell – Kings XI Punjab For INR 10.75 Crore
The second-highest bid goes to another Australian as Kings XI Punjab seal the deal with Glenn Maxwell buying him for INR 10.75 crore. We all know what this guy is capable of and what kind of fireworks can come out of his bat. He gets a well-deserved pay for the upcoming IPL 13.
2- Pat Cummins – Kolkata Knight Riders For INR 15.50 Crore
The Australian all-rounder has been quite a handy player to have on your squad and his utility factor will be cashed by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the next edition of the Indian Premier League. KKR has bought Cummins for a whopping INR 15.50 crore and that’s marked the highest bid so far at the IPL auction 2020
3- Chris Morris – Royal Challengers Bangalore For INR 10 Crore
Only with a slight difference, the South African Chris Morris has been picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 10 Crore. He has proven his worth over the years for IPL franchises and also in all the T20 leagues he’s been part of. He can strike with the ball and can add valuable runs with the bat at a heavy strike rate too.
4- Sheldon Cottrell – Kings XI Punjab For INR 8.5 Crore Highest Paid
The first Caribbean player to be sold at the IPL Auction 2020, Sheldon Cottrell has earned quite a bid as he’s been sold for an exciting INR 8.5 Crore. The fast bowler really is an impact bowler.
5- Nathan Coulter-Nile – Mumbai Indians For INR 8 Crore
Colter-Nile really has been an impressive player with the ball at all the previous editions of the IPL that he has featured in. So, it was highly likely for him to get as much as INR 8 Crore for the upcoming edition. He’s been bought by Mumbai Indians.
6- Piyush Chawla – Chennai Super Kings For INR 6.75 Crore
Piyush Chawla has been an asset to the franchises over the years. He goes to Chennai Super Kings this year for INR 6.75 Crore.
7- Sam Curran – Chennai Super Kings For INR 5.5 Crore
Young Sam Curran has been an exciting prospect in the T20 cricket for some time. Chennai Super Kings have thrown cash at him to buy the young lad for INR 5.5 Crore.
8- Eoin Morgan – Kolkata Knight Riders For INR 5.25 Crore
It’s surprising that the World Cup-winning England captain Eoin Morgan has found his place this low on the list of IPL 2020 highest-paid players. But that’s how it is! The left-hander has been picked by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 5.25 crore to mark the fifth highest-paid player for IPL 2020 so far.
9- Aaron Finch – Royal Challengers Bangalore For INR 4.4 Crore
Aaron Finch is quite an exciting prospect as far as T20 cricket goes. The right-handed opening batsman and the current Australian T20 captain has got some real hard-hitting skills. He goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 4.4 crore which is quite reflective of his worth for the franchise.
10- Robin Uthappa – Rajasthan Royals For INR 3 Crore
The first Indian to feature on the list, the opening batsman Robin Uthappa has been picked by Rajasthan Royals for a massive INR 3 crore. He can pace his innings to perfection and can both occupy the wicket and fire some runs at the same time.
He’s been quite an asset for the franchise owners over the years and deserves to be among the top 10 highest-paid players in IPL 2020.
11- Jaydev Unadkat – Rajasthan Royals For INR 3 Crore
Last year’s highest-paid player, Jaydev Unadkat, has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for INR 3 crore for the upcoming IPL 2020. It’s quite a justified price for him for sure.
12- Chris Lynn – Mumbai Indians For INR 2 Crore
Mumbai Indians’ first pick of the day was Chris Lynn and it was one of the most expensive bids too with the Australian all-rounder sold for INR 2 Crore. Lynn has really established his credibility at the top tier now and he really deserves such a huge price tag.
13- Alex Carey – Delhi Capitals For INR 2.4 Crore
Another Australian on the list, Alex Carey has been a great find for Australia in recent times. He can smash the bowlers coming low down the order. His hard-hitting capabilities have been valued by Delhi Capitals as they buy him for INR 2.4 crore for IPL 13
14- Chris Woakes – Delhi Capitals For INR 1.5 Crore
Roy’s expatriate Chris Woakes has also earned the same bid at the IPL Auction 2020 and he’s been sold to the same franchise as well. The all-rounder goes to Delhi Capitals for INR 1.5 crore too. He really has some skills to boast of and will add value to his team in the upcoming event.
15- Jason Roy – Delhi Capitals For INR 1.5 Crore
Jason Roy has lately been one of the most hyped cricketers around the world but it seems as if his batting fireworks couldn’t really impress the IPL bosses. He’s got a bid on the lower side of the spectrum among IPL 2020 most expensive players.
Yes, he’s sold to Delhi Capitals for INR 1.5 crore which is still quite a price. Roy’s flamboyance at the top will definitely be an asset for Delhi Capitals in the upcoming IPL 13.
The IPL 2020 auction is still going on and we might see changes to this list of IPL 2020 highest-paid players. This is still a preliminary IPL 13 highest-paid players list featuring the IPL 13 most expensive players so far and more news is coming in.