Before the start of the next season of the IPL, Sunil Narine of the Kolkata Knight Riders makes history. Sunil Narine is the second player from outside India to earn a salary of 100 crores.
In the IPL 2022, Sunil Narine will play for KKR for the 11th time. Sunil Narine, who was previously paid 95.2 crores by the franchise, has been retained at a basic wage of 6 crores by the organisation. As a result, he is now a member of the ultra-exclusive $100 million club.
Sunil Narine is the second most expensive overseas player in the IPL’s history. Only AB de Villiers had been a member of the 100 crore club before Sunil Narine.
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Whether batting or bowling, Narine has been the match-winner for his side during his 10-year IPL tenure. With over 950 runs and 143 wickets under his belt, this seasoned batsman is hoping to keep up his good form in the coming season.
Only MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, AB De Villiers, and Rohit Sharma received salaries in excess of Rs 100 crore before Sunil Narine.