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Delhi Capitals: Salaries, player retentions, highest-paid cricketers of IPL 2022

Delhi Capitals were the team to beat in 2021, topping the table with 10 wins from 14 matches. Unfortunately, they couldn’t carry their form over into the playoffs, where they lost first to Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1, and then were knocked out by Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifer 2. Delhi have retained 4 players for 39 crores, leaving them with 51 crores ahead of the auction. They purchased a total of 20 players for 47.4 crores, and were left with 3.6 crores remaining after the auction.

Full List of Delhi Capitals Players, Salaries in IPL 2022

Full name Price (Rs cr) Country Specialism Capped/Uncapped
Rishabh Pant 16 India Batsman/Wicket-keeper Capped
Shardul Thakur 10.75 India Bowler Capped
Axar Patel 9 India All-Rounder Capped
Prithvi Shaw 7.5 India Batsman Capped
Anrich Nortje 6.5 South Africa Bowler Capped
Mitchell Marsh 6.5 Australia All-rounder Capped
David Warner 6.25 Australia Batsman Capped
Syed Khaleel Ahmed 5.25 India Bowler Capped
Chetan Sakariya 4.2 India Bowler Capped
Rovman Powell 2.8 West Indies Batsman Capped
Mustafizur Rahman 2 Bangladesh Bowler Capped
Kuldeep Yadav 2 India Bowler Capped
K.S. Bharat 2 India Wicketkeeper Uncapped
Kamlesh Nagarkoti 1.1 India All-rounder Uncapped
Mandeep Singh 1.1 India Batsman Capped
Lalit Yadav 0.65 India All-rounder Uncapped
Lungisani Ngidi 0.5 South Africa Bowler Capped
Yash Dhull 0.5 India All-rounder Uncapped
Tim Seifert 0.5 New Zealand Wicketkeeper Capped
Pravin Dubey 0.5 India All-rounder Uncapped
Ashwin Hebbar 0.2 India Batsman Uncapped
Sarfaraz Khan 0.2 India All-rounder Uncapped
Vicky Ostwal 0.2 India All-rounder Uncapped
Ripal Patel 0.2 India All-rounder Uncapped


Retained DC Players: Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje

Captain Rishabh Pant is the highest earning member at 16 crores, followed by Shardul Thakur, who was their biggest auction buy at 10.75 crores. Axar Patel is the next highest paid Indian player on the list, retained by DC for 9 crores, followed by Prithvi Shaw who was retained for 7.5 crores.

Overseas Players: Anrich Nortje, Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Rovman Powell, Mustafizur Rahman, Lungisani Ngidi, Tim Seifert

South African pacer Anrich Nortje was the only overseas player retained by DC, and he tops the list at 6.5 crores. Australians Mitchell Marsh and David Warner were their two most expensive overseas auction buys, at 6.5 and 6.25  crores respectively. Rovman Powell (2.8 cores) and Mustafizur Rahman (2 crores) also rank among the top five highest paid overseas players.

Uncapped Indian Players: K.S. Bharat, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lalit Yadav, Yash Dhull, Pravin Dubey, Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Vicky Ostwal, Ripal Patel

Wicket-keeper Bharat was purchased for 2.5 crores, followed by Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Lalit Yadav at 1.1 crores and 0.65 crores. U-19 World Cup winning captain Yash Dhull was boght for 50 lakhs, along with Karnataka all-rounder Pravin Dubey for the same price. Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Vicky Ostwal, and Ripal Patel were purchased for their base price of 20 lakhs.


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