Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been leading Chennai Super Kings since the first season of IPL. Chennai has won 5 titles in IPL under the leadership of Dhoni.
Dhoni is one of the lowest paid captains in IPL after Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson. Dhoni gets 12 crore rupees. Chennai’s number one choice Ravindra Jadeja gets 16 crores.
Nidhish Rana took over the captaincy of Kolkata Knight Riders after Shreyas Iyer withdrew from the IPL due to injury. Rana was retained by KKR in the 2022 IPL auction. Nidish Rana continues with the Kolkata team for Rs 8 crore.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been acquired by Punjab Kings for 8.25 crore rupees. The player has previously played for Delhi Capitals and Sun Risers Hyderabad. Punjab’s captain Dhawan Sanju is paid less than Rajasthan’s.
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Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis, who was the star of Chennai Super Kings, was brought to the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the mega auction. The RCB star replaced Virat Kohli who stepped down as captain. Duplessi has been brought to the RCB team for 7 crore rupees.
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David Warner is one of the most successful captains in IPL. Deccan Chargers (now Sunrisers Hyderabad) won the title under the leadership of this Aussie player. Warner led Delhi Capitals last season. Warner became the captain of Delhi under Rishabh Pant. Warner gets a remuneration of Rs 6.25 crore.
South African player Aiden Markram was acquired by Sunrisers Hyderabad through the mega star auction of IPL 2022 season. Markram’s arrival was to get the team out of a miserable situation. But nothing much changed. The actor gets only 2.6 crore rupees in SRH.