IPL 2020: Top 5 highest paid bowlers in the league

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Dream11 IPL 2020: BCCI, the richest cricket board in the world is prepared to start the most awaited cricket tournament of the season, The Indian Premier League (IPL). Cricket fans are thrilled to watch their favorite cricketers and teams back in action once more after a very long break. IPL is considered a festival in India which features all the biggest names of the sport.


Cricket is mostly a balanced game between the batsmen, bowlers, and fielders with everybody having their own role to play in the sport. However, many experts and pundits have stressed on the fact that T20 is solely a batsman’s game. So with the IPL and the T20 format offering little or no scope for any error, teams have to look for the best bowlers to complement their arsenal. The franchises, before the Dream11 IPL 2020 starts, have brought in many promising pacers and spinners in their respective squads.


If you are more of a bowler fan, this article is for you. Here, we take a look at the top 5 highest paid bowlers of the Dream11 IPL 2020.

5. Jasprit Bumrah

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Ever since he made his debut for India, Jasprit Bumrah has been one of the best fast bowlers the country has ever had. Now an important asset in the Mumbai Indians lineup, Bumrah will be their ace fast bowler and will be leading the bowling attack from the front like previous seasons.

IPL 2020 Salary – ₹7 Crores
IPL 2020 Team – Mumbai Indians (MI)
Total IPL Salary – ₹259,000,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 63

4. Sheldon Cottrell

The owners of Kings XI Punjab sat in the auction of the Dream11 IPL 2020 with a total of ₹42.70 crores. They spent ₹8.50 crores for West Indian right arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell to strengthen their bowling line-up. It will be his first IPL season, and KXIP will hope for the best for their new signing to help them win their first ever IPL trophy.

IPL 2020 Salary – ₹8.5 Crores
IPL 2020 Team – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Total IPL Salary – ₹85,000,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 167

3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

As always, Sunrisers Hyderabad has got one of the strongest bowling line-ups among the eight franchises in the Dream11 IPL 2020. Leading them from the front will be none other than India’s swing master Bhuvneshwar Kumar. ‘Bhuvi’ is the only Indian bowler to have taken at least one five-wicket hauls in all three formats of International cricket as well as the IPL. Only Kuldeep Yadav has done it across all the formats of international cricket, but not in the IPL.

IPL2020 Salary – ₹8.5 Crores
IPL2020 Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Total IPL Salary – ₹432,262,778
IPL Moneyball Rank – 28

2. Sunil Narine

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The West Indian mystery spinner Sunil Narine is an important asset to the Kolkata Knight Riders squad because he can be an opener both in the bowling and batting department. He has the power to clear the ropes as well as take wickets while bowling in the death overs. He is also known for his economic bowling as he can hold the flow of runs in the middle overs.

IPL 2020 Salary – ₹12.5 Crores
IPL 2020 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Total IPL Salary – ₹82,74,78,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 8

1. Pat Cummins

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Kolkata Knight Riders absolutely broke the bank this year to secure the services of the Australian right-arm pacer Pat Cummins. Currently playing for Australia in the ODI series against England, he has been in red-hot form. The addition of the league’s costliest foreign player, Cummins will definitely bolster the fast bowling segment of KKR. All eyes will be on him for the upcoming IPL.

IPL 2020 Salary – ₹15.5 Crores
IPL 2020 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Total IPL Salary – ₹220,000,000
IPL Moneyball Rank – 77


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