Top 10 Highest Paid Players in IPL 2023

Top 10 Highest Paid Players in IPL 2023

The majority of IPL franchisees rebuilt their teams in preparation for the IPL 2023 tournament. We will talk about the Most Expensive Players in IPL in this post.

Highest Paid Players in IPL 2023

1Sam Curran18.50 Cr.
2Cameron Green 17.50 Cr. 
3KL Rahul17 Cr. 
4Ben Stokes16.25Cr. 
5Nicholas Pooran 16 Cr.
6Rohit Sharma16 Cr. 
7Rishabh Pant 16 Cr. 
8Ravindra Jadeja 16 Cr. 
9Ishan Kishan15.25 Cr.
10Virat Kohli15 Cr. 

Sam Curran

IPL Bidding 2023, Sam Curran, an all-rounder for England, is now the highest-paid player in IPL auction history. He was purchased by Punjab Kings at Rs 18.25 crore.

Curran won player of the match awards for his 3-12 during England’s win over Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. Due to medical issues, Curran was unable to participate in the IPL in 2022. He received 5.5 crores in IPL 2021 salary.

Cameron Green

At the IPL auction, Australian player Cameron Green was purchased by Mumbai Indians for Rs 17.50 crore and become the 2nd most expensive player in IPL 2023.

Green is among the few batsmen that have to play large strokes with the ball. He is most likely being considered by the MI coaching staff as Kieron Pollard’s substitute.

KL Rahul

KL Rahul is among the highest-paid players in the 2023 IPL. He was acquired by LSG last season for 17 crores, as was previously announced.

Rahul was retained by the Lucknow franchise for the same price after putting forth strong performances in his inaugural campaign as the team’s captain.

Rahul was a highly sought-after choice previous to the super auction because he had performed for Punjab Kings for 4 seasons and amassed 590+ runs.

Ben Stokes

At the Indian Premier League 2023 Auction, Ben Stokes was the 3rd most expensive player. He was acquired by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for 16.25 crore. Ben Stokes gets attention from many IPL franchises because the great all-rounder was instrumental in England’s success in the T20 World Cup 2022.

Nicholas Pooran

Nicholas Pooran is the 4th most expensive player in IPL 2023 and is purchased by Lucknow Super Giants for INR 16 crore. After being purchased in the previous super IPL auction for INR 10.75 crore, the wicketkeeper-batter was released by SunRisers Hyderabad.

Rohit Sharma

One of the 5 players earning more in the Indian Premier League 2023 than Virat Kohli is Rohit Sharma, the skipper of the Mumbai Indians. Sharma was kept on by MI for 16 crores. Sharma’s IPL 2022 tournament was not particularly noteworthy, so he’ll be eager to get back on track in 2023.

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant, the captain of the Delhi Capitals. He gets the highest money than Virat Kohli and becomes the 7th expensive player in IPL 2023. DC renewed Pant’s contract for 16 crores in the year.

The Delhi-based team competed in the IPL until 2008 but has never claimed the championship. Pant is looking forward to 2023 when the team will finally win a championship.

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja, the superb batsman for Chennai Super Kings, was kept for 16 crores. Before the IPL 2023 Bidding process, rumors suggested that CSK could cut Jadeja loose. Nevertheless, Jadeja decided to remain with Chennai despite an alleged falling out with the team following IPL 2022.

 Ishan Kishan

The IPL 2022 Auction’s most expensive selection was Ishan Kishan. Mumbai Indians spent a huge 15.25 crore to secure the skilled batsman and wicket-keeper.

In IPL 2023, MI has kept Kishan at the same price. The youthful player will try to lead the team to their 6th IPL championship next year.

Virat Kohli

For several editions, the cricketer who plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) held the record for the highest-paid player in IPL history. From 2018 to 2021, RCB pays him 17 crores per season.

Virat Kohli took a pay cut and committed to a 15 crore agreement with the RCB team before the IPL 2022 Bidding. KL Rahul, a former RCB colleague who was signed by the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) for 17 crores, overtook Kohli as the highest-paid player in the IPL 2022.

Most Expensive Players in IPL History From 2008 to 2023

2023Sam CurranPBKS18.50Cr
2022Ishan KishanMI15.25 crore
2021Chris MorrisRR16.25 crore
2020Pat CumminsKKR15.5 crore
2019Jaydev Unadkat, Varun ChakravarthyRR & KXIP8.4 crore
2018Ben StokesRR12.5 crore
2017Ben StokesRPS14.5 crore
2016Shane WatsonRCB9.5 crore
2015Yuvraj SinghDD16 crore
2014Yuvraj SinghRCB14 crore
2013Glenn MaxwellMI6.3 crore
2012Ravindra JadejaCSK12.8 crore
2011Gautam GambhirKKR14.9 crore
2010Shane Bond, Kieron PollardKKR & MI4.8 crore
2009Kevin Pietersen, Andrew FlintoffRCB, CSK9.8 crore
2008MS DhoniCSK9.5 crore


Aqeel Ahmad
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