Salaries Of Pakistani Players In IPL: The first season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was played in the year 2008. This season the players of Pakistan cricket team also got a chance to play. Indian fans got to see the best players of world cricket for the first time in T20 format. Pakistani players who got a chance to play in the first season of IPL include players like Shahid Afridi to Sohail Tanveer.
A total of 11 players from Pakistan got a chance to play in the first season of IPL. There are some such players among them, whose franchisees had spent crores of rupees at the time of auction to include them in their team.
Shahid Afridi got a total of Rs 2 crore 71 lakh as salary in the first season of IPL. Shahid Afridi was part of the Deccan Chargers team in the first season. Shoaib Akhtar was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the first season of IPL and he got Rs 1 crore 70 lakh as salary.
Sohail Tanveer got Rs 40.16 lakh as salary
Pakistani bowler Sohail Tanvir played a very important role with the ball for Rajasthan Royals, who won the first season of IPL. Sohail Tanveer was included in their team by the Rajasthan team for just Rs 40.16 lakh.
Apart from these players, Salman Butt also played for Pakistan in the first season of IPL, which was included in his team by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 40.16 lakh. Mohammad Hafeez was also a part of KKR in the first season, who got a total of Rs 40.16 lakh as salary. Pakistani fast bowler Umar Gul was made a part of his team in the first season by KKR for 60.24 lakh rupees.
Shoaib Malik was bought by Delhi for Rs 2 crore
Former Pakistan team captain Shoaib Malik was made a part of his team by the Delhi Daredevils team in the first season of IPL for Rs 2 crore. Apart from this, Misbah-ul-Haq got a chance to play in the RCB team for Rs 50.2 lakh. Younis Khan got Rs 90.36 lakh as salary in the first season of IPL. Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif was bought by the Delhi team for Rs 2.61 crore in the first season.
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