IPL is the most popular form of the game, which is revered by cricket fans all over India, as it provides them the ultimate thrill and excitement. IPL teams are ready to spend millions every year to buy the most sensational players and have them included in their teams, so that they can add value to them.
Here are world’s 10 highest paid IPL players ever in 2015:
10. Suresh Raina
The tenth slot on this list is shared by players Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine and James Faulkner, all of whom have been bought by their respective teams for the sum of Rs 9.5 crore each.
9. Dinesh Kartik
One of the world’s 10 highest paid IPL players ever in 2015 is the powerful player Dinesh Kartik, who has been bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a huge amount of Rs 10.5 crore.
8. Gautam Gambhir
The outstanding Indian batsman, Gautam Gambhir has been a shining star for Kolkata Knight Riders, besides being a successful captain of the team. For this reason, the team has churned out a massive sum of Rs 11.8 crore to have him in 2015.
7. Shane Watson
Shane Watson is another player in IPL who has commanded a price of Rs 12.5 crore top make it on this list. He has been a part of the Rajasthan Royals team right from the beginning of IPL in 2008.
6. Dale Steyn
The next cricketer to be included in the list of world’s 10 highest paid IPL player sever in 2015 is the attacking bowler, Dale Steyn who has been included in the arsenal of Sun Risers Hyderabad for a whopping sum of Rs 12.5 crore.
5. David Miller
Brilliant technique and aggressive batting have been the hallmarks of the famous South African batsman, David Miller, who has been included in the list of world’s 10 highest paid IPL players ever in 2015. Kings XI Punjab has retained the player by paying Rs 12.5 crore this season.
4. Rohit Sharma
With the price of Rs 12.5 crore again, this spot is shared with the rest by the charismatic batsman, Rohit Sharma. He was earlier a part of Deccan Chargers but has been bought by the Mumbai Indians team for this season.
3. Virat Kohli
The stylish leader of the young brigade of Team India shares the third spot on this list with M S Dhoni. He has been bough for a sum of Rs 12.5 crore by the Royal Challengers Bangalore and he has been appointed to bear the responsibility of the team skipper.
2. M S Dhoni
The next name on the list of world’s 10 highest paid IPL players ever in 2015 is the Indian captain and player par excellence, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Like every season of IPL, he has again been a part of Chennai Super Kings, who bought him this year too, paying a huge sum of Rs 12.5 crore.
1. Yuvraj Singh
The charismatic and dynamic Punjabi lad, Yuvraj Singh makes it to the top of this list, as he has been bought for an incredible Rs 16 crore by Delhi Dare Devils in the IPL Auction of 2015. This also makes him the highest paid player in the history of the event.
All these talented cricketers are considered as the valuable assets by their teams, which is the reason why the teams have invested such huge amounts to have them as a part of them.