Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have been retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings respectively. However, they have taken pay cuts to remain with their teams.
The likes of Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja will earn INR 16 crore each for their association with Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings respectively. They have been retained as No.1 choice players.
Despite being the No.1 retained player, Virat’s paycheque will be INR 14 crore as RCB have gone with 3 players. MS Dhoni, on the other hand, has been retained as No.2 choice, meaning he will pocket INR 12 crore.