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All Ten Captains of IPL 2024 and their Salaries 
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All Ten Captains of IPL 2024 and their Salaries 

The mega tournament, Indian Premier League, started on March 22 with ten teams and several cricket players worldwide. Let’s explore all the details of all ten captains of IPL 2024 and their salaries. 


The IPL 2024 has indeed kicked off with great excitement, marking the beginning of a thrilling cricketing spectacle. The inaugural match on March 22 witnessed a clash between two formidable teams, CSK (Chennai Super Kings) and RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore).

In a captivating encounter, CSK won the inaugural match against RCB.

Among the captains, Australian cricketer Pat Cummins emerges as the highest-paid skipper for IPL 2024, commanding a whopping 20.50 crore INR (approximately 24,54,600.30 USD). On the other end of the spectrum, Faf du Plessis will lead the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for a comparatively modest sum of 7 crore INR (approximately 8,38,103.00 USD).

Let’s see the details of all ten IPL 2024 captains and their salaries; 

Sunrisers Hyderabad 

Pat Cummins has an opportunity to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2024. He has the cap of the highest-paid captain of this IPL season and will get about 24,54,600.30 USD. Pat Cummins is from Australia. 

Lucknow Super Giants 

Lucknow Super Giants pays its captain, KL Rahul, the second-highest fee. LSG is one of the newest teams in the Indian Premier League and played a perfect game in its first tournament. 

KL Rahul gets 17 crore INR (20,34,832.00 USD) for leading UP’s Lucknow for one IPL season. 

Delhi Capitals 

After an accident and a long rest, Rishabh Pant is ready to lead Delhi Capitals. D.C. pays Rishabh Pant 16 INR (19,15,102.40 USD) for one IPL season. 

Mumbai Indians 

In a bold move, the Mumbai Indians have named Hardik Pandya as their new captain for IPL 2024 and beyond. Despite facing criticism from some fans, Pandya has been entrusted with the leadership role.

Pandya’s appointment as captain comes with a significant financial commitment, with the all-rounder set to earn 15 crore INR (approximately 17,95,269.00 USD).

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Rajasthan Royals (R.R.)

R.R. Captain Sanju Samson charges 14 crore INR (16,75,570.40) for playing one IPL season as a captain. 

Kolkata Knight Riders 

KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) is undeniably one of the powerhouse teams in the Indian Premier League, boasting two IPL championship titles under their belt. Leading this formidable franchise is Shreyas Iyer, who commands a significant salary of 12.25 crore INR (approximately 14,66,125.33 USD) for each season.

Chennai Super Kings 

Legendary cricketer and former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni leads Chennai Super Kings (CSK). MSD is one of the most successful captains of IPL, who won 5 IPL titles. MSD charges 12 crore INR (14,36,185.20 USD) for leading CSK. 

Kings XI Punjab 

Indian opener and hit machine Shikhar Dhawan leads the Punjab team. He receives 8.25 crore INR (9,87,378.98) for each IPL season. 

Gujarat Titans 

After Hardik Pandya’s exit from Gujarat Titans, Shubhman Gill will lead the team. The franchise is giving him eight crore INR (9,57,328.80 USD) for leading the team for one season. 

Royal Challengers Bengaluru

RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) has long been regarded as one of the most promising teams in the IPL. Yet, they have faced the unfortunate distinction of not securing championship trophies in their cabinet. Despite the leadership of stalwart Virat Kohli, the team has been unable to clinch a title.

RCB has appointed Faf du Plessis as their new captain to revitalize their fortunes. Du Plessis, known for his leadership skills and cricketing prowess, brings a fresh perspective to the team. Despite his relatively modest salary of 7 crore INR (approximately 8,37,736.20 USD) for leading RCB for one season

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