IPL 2022 Retentions: MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli take pay cuts to assist Chennai Tremendous Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore

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Whereas the likes of Jadeja, Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma all received Rs 16 crore as the primary choose of their franchises, Virat Kohli settled for Rs 15 crore though he was additionally first choose for RCB. 

CSK skipper MS Dhoni (left) with Virat Kohli. (Picture: BCCI/IPL)

Former and present captains of the Indian crew, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli, respectively took main pay cuts to assist bolster the wage purse of their Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises. As reported earlier, Dhoni, who received the IPL 2021 title determined to not turn into CSK’s first choose and gave that honour to Ravindra Jadeja to accept a wage of Rs 12 crore as in comparison with the all-rounder’s Rs 16 crore.

Whereas the likes of Jadeja, Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma all received Rs 16 crore as the primary choose of their franchises, Kohli settled for Rs 15 crore though he was additionally first choose for RCB. Kohli had determined to surrender RCB captaincy after IPL 2021 and now taken a pay minimize of about Rs 2 crore.

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Underneath the management of Dhoni, CSK lifted their fourth IPL title within the 2021 version of IPL 2021. Dhoni was anticipated to turn into Chennai’s first choose on the retention day however CSK revealed that Dhoni had opted to take a pay minimize as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been retained as Chennai’s first choose for IPL 2021.

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Amongst different franchises, Andre Russell and Mayank Agarwal will earn Rs 12 crore from Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings respectively whereas Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad skippers Sanju Samson and Kane Williamson will get Rs 14 crore every.

In the meantime, former New Zealand paceman Simon Doull believes that Dhoni won’t lead CSK for the complete season of IPL 2022. “When MS Dhoni decides to play his closing sport, Faf du Plessis will take over the captaincy in April-May subsequent yr. That’s my pondering and I don’t suppose MS Dhoni will play the total season. Faf du Plessis will take over from him. However there will likely be a house sport the place they’ll announce it is going to be MSD’s final sport and Faf will take over from there,” Simon Doull instructed Star Sports activities.