IPL is the top cricketing tournament in India, which is known for churning out crores of rupees. Teams have shelled out hefty amounts every season to buy players of their own choice at the auctions, and this year has been no different. Several noted players have fetched crores in IPL this year.
Here is the list of top 10 highest paid players in IPL Season 8 2015:
10. Darren Sammy
The West Indies all rounder has been bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for a huge sun of Rs 2.8 crore, making him the tenth highest paid player in season 8 of the IPL. Earlier, he was in the team of Sunrisers Hyderabad and had featured as the team captain for a season.
9. David Wiese
Sharing the spot with Darren Sammy is another all rounder, David Wiese of South Africa, who has been purchased for the same price by the team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Besides making a good show with the ball, Wiese has done well with the bat too in this format of the game.
8. Murali Vijay
Featuring next in the list of top 10 highest paid players in IPL 8 is the Indian opening batsman, Murali Vijay, who has been taken by Kings XI Punjab to open for the team, along with Virendar Sehwag. He has fetched a whopping price of Rs 3 crore in this edition of the IPL.
7. Aaron Finch
With a bid price of Rs 3.2 crore, the Australian player Aaron Fitch has become the seventh most expensive player in IPL season 8. Currently, he has been bought by Mumbai Indians, while earlier he was a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
6. Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra, the leading leg spinner from India comes next on this list, with the price of Rs 3.5 crore being bid by the team of Delhi Daredevils. He is going to make a comeback into the team after playing the last season for Sunrisers Hyderabad.