Although Royal Challengers Bangalore haven’t won any IPL trophy, they are among the most destructive teams in IPL. With the likes of Virat Kohli Ab de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Anil Kumble, and Shane Watson representing the team, it really speaks to the strength they had. They have developed themselves a reputation as power-hitters in the IPL and over the years have displayed some sensational performances with the bat. They can upset any team on their given day and also have the record of the highest score in the league.
2 players who have earned the most money from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL History
With no title in the cabinet, Royal Challengers Bangalore would be hoping to win their maiden trophy in 2023. From time to time they have produced some stellar players who have given immense entertainment to fans. While they have recruited new talents every season, there have been few players that are there for a long time and have earned chunks of the money. Let’s take a look at the 2 players who have earned the most money from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL History.
Virat Kohli – INR 1,732,000,000
Virat Kohli is the player who has earned the most money from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL History. The former skipper of the franchise has earned INR 1,732,000,000 from the 16 seasons he has played in the league. Being amongst the leading run-getters for the league, Kohli has played a spectacular brand of cricket in the IPL. He earned just 12 lakhs each in the first three seasons in the league. Before earning a whopping amount of INR 8.28 crores for the next three seasons each. Virat received a massive hike as from IPL 2014-17 he was given 12.5 crores in each season. The number saw a gradual increase in 2018 as he was given 17 crores till IPL 2021. He then got 15 crores in the IPL 2022 and will get the amount in 2023 as well.
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AB de Villiers – INR 984494000
Ab de Villiers is the second player who has earned the most money from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL History. He has earned INR 984494000 from the 13 seasons he has played for the franchise. He has been one of the most entertaining batters in the league and has played from special knocks in the league. He was acquired by the RCB in the IPL 2011 for INR 5 crores after that in the next two seasons he earned 5.5 and 5.8 crores before earning 9.5 crores each in the next 4 seasons. From 2018 to 2022, he earned 11 crores each in the league.
Chris Gayle and AB De Villiers likely to be present at the Chinnaswamy Stadium during RCB's first match in IPL 2023.Advertisement
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