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These 4 wicket-keepers have earned the most money from IPL

November 17, 2020

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Wicket-keeping was prior viewed as a difficult role in Cricket since it was intense for a player to keep the wickets for hundreds of overs in Test match cricket. It required great keeping abilities just as high fitness levels. As the years have passed, keeping has changed from specialization to part-time jobs.

Presently, the batsmen attempt to gain proficiency with the glove work so they could sneak into their group's playing XI. The IPL franchises have still preferred to have various wicket-keeping alternatives in their crew. A couple of wicket-keepers have even brought in a great deal of cash due to their greatness in batting and keeping.

In this article, we will list down the top four wicket-keeper batsmen who have gotten the most earned by playing in the IPL:

4. Sanju Samson – 40.58 Crores

The Kolkata Knight Riders had marked Sanju Samson for just 8 Lakhs in the 2012 IPL season. In any case, they released him prior to permitting him to feature his ability.

Next year, the Rajasthan Royals got his services for 10 Lakhs, and he turned into a major name in the IPL. Samson's compensation rose progressively and presently, he makes 8 Crores for each season playing for the Jaipur-based establishment.

3. Dinesh Karthik – 68.52 Crores

Veteran Indian wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik has played for numerous franchises in his IPL profession. He began his excursion with the Delhi Daredevils and afterward played for the Kings XI Punjab, the Mumbai Indians, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Gujarat Lions, and at present, is a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Karthik's first IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils marked him for an astounding 12.50 Crores in 2014. Next year, RCB marked him for 10.50 Crores. These two agreements have assumed an enormous part in his acquiring.

2. AB de Villiers – 91.51 Crores

South African wicket-keeper batsman AB de Villiers has resigned from international cricket. However, he is as yet playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

RCB pay him 11 Crores for each season since 2018. Prior to that, he made 9.5 Crores for wearing the RCB shirt in one season. Along these lines, he is near the 100 Crores blemish on this list.

1. MS Dhoni – 137.84 Crores

Thala MS Dhoni isn't just the most generously compensated wicket-keeper in IPL history, yet he is likewise the most generously compensated part over the most recent 13 years. Dhoni has acquired 137.84 Crores playing for the Chennai Super Kings and the Rising Pune Supergiant.

His present compensation is 15 Crores, while he was the most costly player in the 2008 Auction. Since he will play in the 2021 season for CSK, he will likely turn into the first player to procure 150 Crores by playing in the IPL.

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