If you are a fan of the Indian Premier League (IPL), you must have heard of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), one of the most popular and yet underachieving teams in the tournament. RCB has never won the IPL trophy, despite having some of the best players in the world. But do you know who are the top 10 highest-paid players in Royal Challengers Bangalore? And how much do they earn for their skills and performance?
In this blog post, we will reveal the 10 players who have the highest salary in Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2024, based on the latest IPL auction and contract details. We will also tell you why these players are worth their hefty salaries, and what benefits they bring to the team and the fans.
These are the Top 10 Highest-Paid Players in the Royal Challengers Bangalore
10. Mahipal Lomror
Mahipal Lomror is an Indian cricketer who plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox spinner. He was born on November 16, 1999, in Nagaur, Rajasthan.
He was picked by Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 IPL auction and made his IPL debut against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 29, 2018. Mahipal Lomror was retained by Rajasthan Royals for the 2021 season but was traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2022 season.
He has played 30 matches in the IPL so far, scoring 402 runs at an average of 19.14 and a strike rate of 131.80. He has also taken one wicket with his spin bowling. His highest score in the IPL is 54, which he made against Delhi Capitals in 2023.
Mahipal Lomror’s net worth is estimated to be around ₹1.5 crores, according to Biographico. He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for ₹60 lakhs in 2022. Mahipal Lomror is one of the top earners in the current Royal Challengers Bangalore squad with a salary of ₹95 lakh for the 2024 season.
9. Mayank Dagar
Mayank Dagar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a right-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He was born on November 11, 1996, in Delhi. He is a distant relative of former India opener Virender Sehwag.
Mayank Dagar was bought by Kings XI Punjab in 2018 for ₹20 lakhs but did not get a chance to play. made his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab in 2018, after being bought for Rs 20 lakh in the auction. In 2023, he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹1.8 crore where he played only three matches and took one wicket. In 2024, he was traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Shahbaz Ahmed.
Mayank Dagar is one of the top earners in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the 2024 season. Mayank Dagar will earn ₹1.8 crore for the 2024 season playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
8. Will Jacks
Will Jacks is an English cricketer who plays for the England national team as a batting all-rounder. He is a right-handed batter and a right-arm off-break bowler. He was born on November 21, 1998, in Chertsey, Surrey. He made his international debut for England in 2022, playing in all three formats. He scored a century in The Hundred for Oval Invincibles in 2022 and took a six-wicket haul on his Test debut against Pakistan in 2023.
Will Jacks was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 2023 IPL mini-auction for ₹3.2 crore. He had previously played for Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League, Pretoria Capitals in the South African professional T20 league, and Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League. He is known for his explosive batting and handy off-spin bowling. He has scored 108 runs in 6 T20 matches at an average of 18.0 and a highest core of 40 runs.
Will Jacks will earn a sum of ₹3.2 crores in the 2024 IPL season from Royal Challengers Bangalore. He became one of the highest earners for the team. He is expected to be a key player for RCB in the 2024 IPL season.
7. Anuj Rawat
Anuj Rawat is a 24-year-old cricketer from Ram Nagar, Uttarakhand. He is a left-handed top-order batsman and wicket-keeper who plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He made his first-class debut in 2017 and his Twenty20 debut in 2019. He has also captained India’s U19 team for a series against Bangladesh.
Anuj Rawat made his IPL debut in 2021 for Rajasthan Royals, who bought him for ₹80 lakh in the 2020 auction. He played only one match and did not get to bat. In 2022, he was released by RR and purchased by RCB for ₹3.4 crore. He played 19 matches and scored 220 runs, with an average of 18.33 and a strike rate of 115.79. He also hit one half-century, 16 fours and 11 sixes.
Anuj Rawat has an estimated net worth of ₹8 crore (around $1 million) as of 2023. He will be earning ₹3.4 crore INR in IPL 2024 with Royal Challengers Bangalore. His income sources include his IPL salary, BCCI salary, endorsements, and advertisements. He also appears in brand promotional events of RCB.
6. Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is an Indian professional cricketer and commentator who plays for the Indian national team and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He is also the current captain of the Tamil Nadu cricket team in domestic cricket. He was born on 1 June 1985 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. He was a member of the Indian teams that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy. He is married to Dipika Pallikal, a professional squash player.
Dinesh Karthik is one of the most experienced players in the IPL, having featured in all 15 seasons by 2022. He has played for six different franchises: Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Lions, and Kolkata Knight Riders. He is currently the vice-captain of RCB, where he was bought for ₹5.50 crore in the 2022 auction. He is a middle-order batsman and a reliable finisher, with a strike rate of 132.71 in the IPL. He has scored 4516 runs in 242 matches, with a highest score of 97 not out. He has also taken 141 catches and 36 stumpings as a wicket-keeper.
Dinesh Karthik’s net worth is estimated to be around ₹95 crore as of 2023. He is also one of the highest-paid Indian players in the RCB squad with a salary of ₹5.5 crore in 2024. Dinesh Karthik is a Grade C listed player in the BCCI with an annual salary of ₹1 crore INR.
5. Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj is an Indian cricketer who plays as a right-arm fast bowler for the Indian national team. He also plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and Hyderabad in domestic cricket. He was born on 13 March 1994 in Hyderabad, Telangana, to a Hyderabadi Muslim family.
Siraj started playing cricket in class seven and made his first-class debut for Hyderabad in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy tournament. He impressed with his pace and swing and became the highest wicket-taker for Hyderabad in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy with 41 wickets. He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹2.6 crore in the 2017 IPL auction and made his IPL debut in the same year. He was later acquired by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction for ₹2.6 crore and has been playing for them since then.
Siraj has played 79 matches in the IPL, taking 78 wickets at an average of 29.82 and an economy rate of 8.54. His best bowling figures are 4/21, which he achieved twice, against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2020 and against Rajasthan Royals in 2021. He has also scored 97 runs with the bat, with a highest score of 14 not out. He has taken 26 catches in the field.
According to Biographico, Siraj’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million or ₹50 crore as of 2023. He will earn a massive sum of ₹7 crore in 2024 with Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is the second highest-paid Indian player in the RCB squad.
4. Faf Du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is a South African professional cricketer and former captain of the South Africa national cricket team. He was born on 13 July 1984 in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm leg-break bowler.
Faf du Plessis made his IPL debut in 2012 for Chennai Super Kings (CSK). He has played for CSK for most of his IPL career, except for two seasons (2016 and 2017) when he played for Rising Pune Supergiant. In the 2022 mega auction, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for INR 7 crore and was appointed as the captain of the team. He led RCB to the playoffs in his debut season as the skipper.
Faf du Plessis has played 130 matches in his IPL career and has scored 4133 runs, with an average of 36.90. He has also slammed 33 half-centuries, with his highest IPL score being 96 runs. He is among the top 10 run-scorers in the history of the IPL.
Faf du Plessis’s net worth is estimated to be around $14.3 million (₹120 crore) in 2023. He will earn ₹7 crore in 2024 as the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Faf du Plessis also earns a decent salary from his duties as a South African cricketer and from the franchises he represents in various T20 leagues. His annual salary from the South African Cricket Board is estimated at $ 1 million. He also earns from brand endorsements and sponsorships.
3. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn James Maxwell is an Australian professional cricketer who plays for the Australia national cricket team in all formats of the game. He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls off-break deliveries. He is known for his explosive batting style and unconventional shots. He was born on 14 October 1988 in Kew, Victoria, Australia. He made his international debut in 2012 and has played in three Cricket World Cups, winning two of them in 2015 and 2023. He also won the T20 World Cup in 2021 with Australia.
Glenn Maxwell has played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2012. He has played for four different IPL teams: Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore, London Spirit, and Warwickshire. He is one of the most expensive players in IPL history, having been bought for over 10 crore rupees in four different auctions. Glenn Maxwell has scored 2719 runs in 124 matches, with an average of 26.40 and a strike rate of 157.62. He has also hit 18 half-centuries, with his highest score being 95. He has also taken 31 wickets, with his best bowling figures being 2/15.
Glenn Maxwell earns a salary of ₹11 crore ($1.3 million) per season as a player of Royal Challengers Bangalore. Glenn Maxwell is the second-highest-earning international player in the Royal Challengers Banglore squad. The net worth of Glenn Maxwell as of 2023 is $15 million according to Biographico.
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer and the former captain of the Indian national cricket team. He was born on November 5, 1988, in Delhi. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport, and the best of this era. He has scored the most centuries in One Day International cricket and the highest runs in T20I and IPL. Virat Kohli was awarded with the ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade in 2020.
Virat Kohli has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore since the inception of the IPL in 2008. He is the highest run-scorer in the IPL history, with 7263 runs in 237 matches. He has also hit 7 centuries and 50 half-centuries, with his highest score being 113. He has an average of 37.25 and a strike rate of 130.02. He has also taken 13 catches in the IPL 2023 season, making him the second-highest catcher in the tournament.
Virat Kohli’s net worth in 2023 is ₹1065 crore ($128 million) according to Biographico. Virat Kohli’s salary for the 2023 season is ₹15 crore which makes him the highest-paid Indian player and also the second-highest-paid player in the Royal Challengers Bangalore 2024 squad. He is a Grade A+ player according to the BCCI central contracts and earns ₹7 crore per year.
1. Cameron Green
Cameron Green is an Australian cricketer who plays for Western Australia and Perth Scorchers as a batting all-rounder. He made his international debut for the Australian national cricket team in December 2020 against India. He was born on June 3, 1999, and is 24 years old as of 2023. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler.
Cameron Green made his IPL debut in 2023 for the Mumbai Indians, who bought him a whopping sum of ₹17.50 crore in the IPL 2023 auction. This made him the second most expensive overseas player and the most expensive Australian player in the history of the IPL. He played 16 matches for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2023 season and scored 452 runs with an average of 50.22 and a strike rate of 160.28. He also slammed one century and two half-centuries, with his highest IPL score being 100 not out. He also took six wickets with an economy rate of 9.50 and a best bowling figure of 2/41.
Royal Challengers Bangalore traded Cameron Green from Mumbai Indians for a sum of ₹17.50 crore INR in the 2023 Mega Auction.
Cameron Green is the highest-paid player in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team and also one of the highest-paid players in the tournament. Cameron Green will earn a salary of ₹17.50 crore INR for the 2024 IPL season with Royal Challengers Bangalore. According to an estimation by Biographico, Cameron Green’s net worth is around $8 million as of 2023.