Top 10 Highest Paid Indian Players In IPL 2017 - Most Expensive Batsman Bowler All Rounder In Indian Premier League 10

Do you know which of your favorite player is the most expensive one in Indian Premier League? Here is the list/rank of top 10 highest paid Indian players in IPL 2017.

In last ten years, IPL has come on top of all the franchise cricket in the world. Most players became part of different franchises and served for various teams in last ten seasons. Franchisees pay a fortune to buy some of the most popular and best batsman, bowlers and all rounders. Indian players always attract large bids during auctions, and many of them get sold for a big amount most of the time. So here’s the list of the top 10 highest paid Indian players in IPL 2017 which is the tenth season of the tournament.

Top 10 Highest Paid Indian Players In IPL 2017

1. Virat Kohli – 15 Crore Rs.

The Indian skipper makes his way as one of the high-grossing stars of Indian Cricket Team. He is the only player to play for the same team since 2008. Royal Challengers Bangalore pay 15 crores to Virat Kohli, 2.5 crores more than his purse value. He is the highest paid player in IPL 2017.
Actual Salary – 15 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

2. Shikar Dhawan – 12.5 Crore Rs.

Left-handed opening batsman after debuting in 2008 for Delhi Daredevils, he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad. His brilliant performance and great opening – not to mention the world famous mustache twirl – has made him one the third highest paid Indian player in IPL 2017 this year with a salary of Rs 12.5 Crore.
Actual Salary – 12.5 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

3. M.S Dhoni – 12.5 Crore Rs.

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni being the only Indian cricketer in history to have made it in the Forbes Top 30 highest paid athlete list back in 2012 to 2014. He is among highest paid Indian cricketers in IPL 2017. He will be given Rs. 12.5 Crores by the Pune franchise.
Actual Salary – 12.5 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

4. Rohit Sharma – 11.5 Crore Rs.

After scoring two double centuries in the ODI’s, Rohit Sharma has been among most consistent batsmen in IPL. He also belongs to Rs. 12.5 crore league and comes next in the list of this cash-rich league’s most expensive stars. This year he will be again playing with the responsibilities of captainship of Mumbai Indians.
Actual Salary – 11.5 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

5. Gautam Gambhir – 10 Crore Rs.


Left-handed opening batsman, Gautam Gambhir is one of the highest paid Indian cricketers in IPL this year. Gambhir started off his IPL journey with Delhi Daredevils but after three seasons moved to KKR, his IPL form has been consistent, and he is also one of the highest run-scorer in the league.
Actual Salary – 10 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

6. Suresh Raina – 9.5 Crore Rs.

31 years old batsman and solid striker of the ball, Suresh Raina comes next in this list. He has been out of the national side for a long time and would like to impress selectors with his form in IPL 2017. He is the highest run scorer in Indian Premier League history.
Actual Salary – 9.5 Crores
Purse Deduction – 12.5 Crores

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7. Harbhajan Singh – 8 Crore Rs.

One of the greatest Indian spinner Bhajji has been consistent in Indian Premier League, despite not being in good form in domestic and International matches.
Actual Salary – 8 Crores
Purse Deduction – 5.5 Crores

8. Ajinkya Rihane – 8 Crore Rs.

29 years old Indian player Ajinkya Rahane, who has performed as a vice captain of Indian Test Team, will be seen playing for Pune. He will be getting Rs. 9.5 crore this year as salary.
Actual Salary – 8 Crores
Purse Deduction – 9.5 Crores

9. Ravichandran Ashwin – 7.5 Crore Rs.

The Right-arm off-break bowler from Chennai, R. Ashwin has one of the highest net worth among Indian bowlers. For his performance this year in IPL he will be paid Rs. 750 lacs by Rising Pune Supergiants.
Actual Salary – 7.5 Crores
Purse Deduction – 7.5 Crores

10. Yuvraj Singh – 7 Crore Rs.

After Yuvraj’s inconsistent performance in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad has shown a lot of faith in him and bought him for Rs. 700 lacs last year. However, after his excellent performance in a recent match against England, his team has high hopes from him.
Actual Salary – 7 Crores
Purse Deduction – 7 Crores

Bottom Line

Indian Premier League has made players very rich and gave them a platform to shine in front of millions of viewers throughout the world. These 10 Batsman and Bowlers are highest paid Indian players in IPL 2017.