10 cricketers who have earned the most money from IPL

The Indian Premier League has changed the life of the cricketers as they earn a massive amount of money through their IPL contracts.

Robin Uthappa – 72.2 Crores INR

Robin Uthappa
Kolkata Knight Riders’ Robin Uthappa in action. (Photo by Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Another Kolkata Knight Riders veteran to feature in this list is Robin Uthappa. The wicket-keeper batsman was a part of the Indian T20 team that lifted the T20 World Cup in 2007. He has played for four IPL franchises in his entire IPL career.

He started his IPL journey with the Mukesh Ambani-owned Mumbai Indians in IPL 2008. The Mumbai-based franchise had signed him at a price of 3.2 crores INR in the auction. Later, Mumbai traded him to the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Uthappa got his breakthrough moment in IPL 2011 Auction when Pune Warriors India signed him for a price of 9.6 crores. His earnings increased to 10.50 crores in 2012 before coming down to 9.6 crores in 2013. In his last six years, Robin has earned 32.8 crores from KKR.


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