Top 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract

Indian Premier League has been a launchpad for many young talents. It has also helped some players to get a career revival. IPL has a special place among cricket lovers due to its T20 format and jaw-dropping in-field actions. From its start in 2008 till 2021 it has received huge love and support from Indian cricket fans. Apart from player revival and chance, the Indian Premier League has also been fruitful in terms of earnings, and you would be surprised to know that few players earn more in IPL than their national team contract.

So today we have prepared a list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract, here is the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract. To know more, keep scrolling.

Top 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract

10. Shimron Hetmyer

Shimron Hetmyer

Shimron Odilon Hetmyer also known as Shimron Hetmyer is a West Indies star batsman. He started his cricket career by playing for the West Indies ICC under 19 team. He also led the team as a captain in 2016 in the under 19 ICC format.

Talking about his Indian Premier League career, he plays for the Delhi capital and has a strike rate of 150.21. He earns ₹7.75 crores in IPL and ₹1.73 crores by the West Indies cricket board.

Shimron Hetmyer is at number 10 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

9. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant

The 23 year old cricket star is considered to be the ideal replacement of MS Dhoni because of his batting and wicket keeping skills. Rishabh Pant was part of the under 19 world cup team in 2016.

Rishabh is also a part of the Delhi Capitals. He is paid Rs. 8 crores by Delhi Capitals and Rs. 5 crores by BCCI.

Rishabh Pant is at number 9 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

8. Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan Arman popularly known as Rashid Khan is from Afghanistan and is also the captain of the Afghanistan team in the T20 international format. He joined the Indian Premier League in 2017 by playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Rashid is known for his versatile bowling and wicket taking skills.

He is paid Rs. 72.82 lakh per year by the Afghan cricket board and Rs. 9.7 crores in IPL.

Rashid Khan is at number 8 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

7. Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya

The Baroda cricket team prodigy is an all rounder and plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He started his career for the Baroda team in 2012 and is now considered to be one of the key players in the Nation’s team.

Hardik Pandya earns Rs. 11 crores in the Indian Premier League and 5 crores by BCCI.

Hardik Pandya is at number 7 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

6. David Warner

David Warner

David Andrew Warner popularly known as David Warner represents Australia. He is considered to be the first Australian cricketer to be selected in first-class cricket without any prior experience. He is a left-handed batsman and is seen as the opener for Australia.

Warner has played 148 IPL matches and is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad currently. He is paid Rs. 12 crores in IPL and Rs. 2.6 crore by Australia’s cricket board.

David Warner is at number 6 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

5. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah is a right arm fast bowler who joined the Indian team in 2016. The Ahmedabad born fast bowler is part of the Mumbai Indians squad since 2013. BCCI has claimed Bumrah as the only A+ category bowler in the Indian national team. He is paid Rs 12 crore in IPL and Rs. 7 crores by BCCI.

Jasprit Bumrah is at number 5 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

4. Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes

Benjamin Andrew Stokes also known as Ben Stokes is an English batsman. He was part of the 2019 cricket world cup and led the team to victory. He surprisingly won the Man of the match for that very match in 2019. He is a part of the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. The English all-rounder makes Rs.12.5 crores in IPL and Rs. 8.9 crore by English Cricket Board.

Ben Stokes is at number 4 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

3. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma also known as Rohit Sharma is a right hand Indian batsman who represents Mumbai in domestic format and plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Rohit is currently leading team India as the vice captain. As mentioned earlier he plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL, he receives Rs. 15 crores in IPL and Rs.7 crore by BCCI. Also, he is on the BCCI A+ contract list.

Rohit Sharma is at number 3 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

2. Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins

Patrick James Cummins or Pat Cummins is currently representing the Australian team as a vice captain in all the cricket formats. Pat plays for New South Wales in Australian domestic cricket format.

With an economy rate of 8.24, Pat has credited 38 wickets in 37 IPL matches so far.

He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL and receives Rs.16 crores in IPL and Rs. 4.1 crore by Australia’s cricket board.

Pat Cummins is at number 2 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

1. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

The one man who has proved to be the game changer of Indian cricket’s fate in modern times is undoubtedly Virat Kohli. Under his captaincy, India won the test series in Australia for the first time in the 2018-2019 season. Apart from Rohit Sharma, Virat is also a part of BCCI’s A+ category list.

Virat is leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore as the captain, though the team has never won a single IPL match but Virat’s rate are always on a height. He has credited Rs 17 crore in IPL and Rs.7 crore by BCCI.

Virat Kohli is at number 1 in the list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract.

So here was a list of 10 Cricketers who earn more from IPL than their national team contract. You can also check our latest post on Top 10 Unexpected Signings In IPL History.