IPL 2011: What is the Insurance amount covered for the Top Players.

IPL 2011 is generating a lot of TRPs and at the same time a lot of money is at stake, right from Team buying to branding to sponsoring and Adverting. Biggest and the best are in- for their scoop of the Air-time during the Match.

IPL 2011 Insured


How you wondered what might be the insurance cover for players. We’ll here it is.

Insurance Cover for Players in IPL 2011


Player Name Team Name Insurance Cost
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Chennai Super Kings Rs 34 crore
Gautam Gambhir Kolkata Knight Riders Rs.32 crore
Yusuf Pathan Kolkata Knight Riders Rs.28 crore
Robin Uthappa Pune Warriors India Rs.28 crore
Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians Rs.27 crore
Irfan Pathan Delhi Daredevils Rs.25 crore
Sachin Tendulkar Mumbai Indians Rs.24 crore
Suresh Raina Chennai Super Kings Rs.20.5 crore
Mahela Jayawardene Kochi Tuskers Kerala Rs.20.5 crore
Dale Steyn Deccan Chargers Rs.16 crore
Kieron Pollard Mumbai Indians Rs.15 crore


Apart from this, the teams as a whole are insured  separately.  This insurance cover is active from the start of the tournament i.e. 8th April 2011 until the final match – 28 May 2011.


Big bucks I say.

Dhawal D