IPL Commentators Salary, Indian Premier League 2017. One of the most awaited cricket leagues is back – IPL is back with a bang. It’s the 10th edition of the league, with people extremely excited to see some action on Indian pitches. And to report, comment and analysis, as many as 20 commentators have landed to India, to be part of this exciting tournament. The big names in cricket such as Kevin Pietersen, Michael Clarke, and Sanjay Manjrekar will be seen as commentators of the strong competition.
IPL Commentators Salary
According to official figures, Ipl commentators salary range from 25 lakhs, to 35 lakhs per tournament. Ravi Manjrekar’s officially reported to been paid 36 lakhs for 4 matches commentary, which makes it 3 lakhs per day. These salaries are the payment for commenting for the tournament, which is paid by the official broadcasters. The annual salary from the respective boards for commentators counts as a separate earning figure. The payment for tournament excludes payment for facilities and other recreational activities such as transport, hotel rent, food, etc. These services are officially provided to the commentators by the broadcasters.
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The salary of commentators for ipl largely depends on their career, credibility and reputation. The higher the league of the player, the higher he is paid. Ipl commentators are selected from a group of elite ex and current players group. These players have official pay scales and demands, which is determined by the salaries paid to these commentators by their respective boards
Official sources state that the highest paid reporters of ipl are former Indian captain Anil Kumble, and former Indian player Ravi Manjrekar. Both players are reported to be paid net amount 2 to 2.5 lakhs per day, which is multiplied by the number of days, these commentators do their job. These are primarily influenced by the brand name of both former cricketers which sells as their monetary value, for both domestic and international cricket games.
The bigger the game, the larger the amount of money involved. Hoping to see some brilliant analysis from commentators this season.