IPL 2021 got suspended due to the Covid-19 crisis after witnessing 29 thrilling matches. The Indian Premier League is a cash-rich tournament. It is the most financially rewarding T20 tournament due to which it attracts a lot of players. Many players earn in crores from a single tournament. Moreover, the minimum amount one player earns from a tournament is Rs. 20 lakh.
After 14 editions of the Indian Premier League, many players have earned a lot of money from the tournament. The top 10 earners from the Indian Premier League consist of some Indian and overseas players. Most of them are the ones who have played the tournament since the start. Here we take a look at the 10 players with the highest combined earnings in the league.
10 Players With The Highest Combined Earning In The IPL
10. Shane Watson
Shane Watson has bid goodbye to the Indian Premier League but his name still appears in the list among the highest earners of the tournament. The Australian all-rounder has earned more than Rs. 77 crores (Rs. 77,13,48,250) from Indian Premier League. He is the 10th highest earner. Watson has played in the tournament since the first season in 2008.
From 2008 to 2015, he was part of Rajasthan Royals. In IPL 2016 and 2017, Watson was part of Royal Challengers Bangalore. From 2018 to 2020, he was part of the Chennai Super Kings. In 145 matches, he scored 3874 runs and scalped 92 wickets. Shane Watson won the titles in 2008 with Rajasthan Royals and in 2018 with Chennai Super Kings.