Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni’s salary decreased, these players came out ahead of them

IPL Retention List: After the names of the players retained by all the 8 franchises surfaced in the IPL Retention on Tuesday, now the discussion has started regarding their salary. In order to retain their favorite player with the team, franchises had to do a difficult math for the right price. In which some franchisees were successful and some were disappointed. Due to not being able to talk about the proper salary within the prescribed slot, many players decided to go to the IPL 2022 Auction. However, in the players on whom the franchises have reposed their trust, many names were also surprising.

Chennai Super Kings has retained its star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first place for Rs 16 crore. Whereas MS Dhoni, who has been commanding the team since the first season, has been included in the number two in 12 crores. Considering his retirement, Dhoni himself advised the team management to take this decision. Whereas the wicketkeeper-batsman who considered MS Dhoni as his mentor and Rishabh Pant, who took charge of Delhi in IPL 2021, was included in the DC team with a huge amount of Rs 16 crore.

Apart from this, Royal Challengers Bangalore retained their superstar Virat Kohli for 15 crores, which is less than the salary he got in the last few years. In fact, Kohli had announced to leave the captaincy of RCB last season itself, which is being said to be the reason. At the same time, opener and team captain Rohit Sharma has been retained by Mumbai Indians for 16 crores.

List of players retained at highest cost –

Ravindra Jadeja – 16 crores
Rohit Sharma – 16 crores
Rishabh Pant – 16 crores
Virat Kohli – 15 crores
Kane Williamson – 14 crores
Sanju Samson – 14 crores
Mayank Agarwal – 12 crores
Jasprit Bumrah – 12 crores
Andre Russell – 12 crores
MS Dhoni – 12 crores
Glenn Maxwell – 11 crores
Jos Buttler – 10 Crore


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