For the last 15 seasons, IPL has paid millions of rupees to talented players. Star players like MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli got paid millions of rupees.
Dhoni had been paid rupees 6 crores in the first season of IPL in 2008.
MS Dhoni, a player of CSK, has been paid Rs. 12 crores for the 2022 season of IPL, totalling Rs. 164 crores all season combined.
BCCI, which runs the IPL, is the richest cricket board in the world and IPL is the sixth most valuable sports league in the world.
The wicketkeeper-batsman joined CSK in 2008 as a marquee player and remained at the team’s helm till 2021.
Dhoni guided CSK to win four IPL titles and under his captaincy, CSK made the most appearances by any team in the playoffs.