Mumbai Indians, KKR, CSK now in league with Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona in salaries
Sat May 03 2014, 16:59 hrs
Indian cricket is in league with premier sporting giants globally when it comes to salaries. IPL title holders, Mumbai Indians, are way above Italian football clubs such as Roma and Milan. For perspective, one IPL season lasts just 45 days while football and baseball are played almost round the year.
Take a look at the average annual wage for first string of players (2014, in million $) according to rank.