Indian Premier League 2018 has just ended and it can definitely be titled as one of the most entertaining and successful IPL seasons that T20 League has ever witnessed. We witnessed many candid moments throughout this season that will always be cherished by not only the cricket fans, but players as well. The IPL champion, CSK was presented with a cash prize of Rs. 20 Crore while the runner-up team Sunrisers Hyderabad was given Rs. 12.5 Crore.
These prizes are definitely worth the hard work put in by the players of every team. Talking about the hard-work, the coaches of these teams also work hand-in-hand dedicatedly for the betterment of their team members. So, it becomes rather important that they should receive the best of treatment as well. Well, the amount paid to players is open to the public, however, these coaches also get enormous fees to keep the players in form. Take a look at the fees of some of the most prominent coaches of the IPL teams:
1. Shane Warne (Rajasthan Royals)
As the mentor of Rajasthan Royals, Shane Warne has done a pretty good job. He drew a cheque of Rs. 2.7 crore for mentoring RR players.
2. Jacques Kallis (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Head coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Jacques Kallis is a former South African cricketer and the best in the job. He draws a cheque of Rs. 2.5 crore to keep the KKR players in form.
3. Mahela Jayawardene (Mumbai Indians)
One of the most successful teams in the league, Mumbai Indians has the mentorship of former ace cricketer Mahela Jayawardene. He receives a whopping fee of Rs. 2.25 crore for being the coach of Mumbai Indians.
4. VVS Laxman (Sunrisers Hyderabad)
The runner-up team Sunrisers Hyderabad has successfully performed throughout the league under the mentorship of VVS Laxman. VVS Laxman has done his job of mentoring the team pretty well and received a salary of Rs. 2 crore for the same.
5. Ricky Ponting (Delhi Daredevils)
The coach of Delhi Daredevils, Ricky Ponting is a former Australian cricketer who has the duty to keep a check on the game of the Daredevils. Ponting charged a salary of Rs. 3.7 crore for mentoring the Delhi team.
6. Stephen Fleming (Chennai Super Kings)
The winning team this year, Chennai Super Kings was under the mentorship of former New Zealand cricketer Stephen Fleming. The head coach of CSK charged Rs. 3.7 crore for his mentorship.
7. Virender Sehwag (Kings XI Punjab)
Kings XI Punjab has one of the best players in the league. And why not! They are being mentored by none-other-than Virender Sehwag. The legendary cricketer charged approximately Rs. 3 crore for coaching the team players.
8. Ashish Nehra (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
The Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bowling coach, Ashish Nehra drew a staggering fee of Rs. 4 crore for training the players under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.