Salary of Hardik Pandya in IPL Highest From ₹10L to ₹15Cr. how?

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Incredible salary of Hardik Pandya hike in IPL

Hardik Pandya, one of India’s best all-rounder players, has now increased his value in both his salary and fan following. In 2015 Salary of Hardik Pandya was only ₹10 Lakhs per session/ each year in the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament. Now it has become ₹15 crore. And again Hardik Pandya will play for the franchise Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024.

However, Hardik Pandya played a quickfire inning of 21 runs in eight balls against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to give victory to Mumbai Indians when the team needed 30 runs from two overs. Since then he has been continuously in the news.

The IPL auction is organized every year to buy players for the Indian Premier League cricket tournament. In 2015, franchise Mumbai Indians bid to include Hardik Pandya in their team by paying ₹10 lakhs. In the next two consecutive years of the IPL, 2016 and 2017. He was paid ₹10 lahks annually to play with the Mumbai Indians team. Hardik Pandya’s debut IPL against Royal Challengers Banglore Team.

Hardik Pandya in IPL 2015 Auction

Reason for increment Salary of Hardik Pandya in IPL

In 2016, Hardik Pandya made his debut in the Indian cricket team in T20 and ODI formats. Which was a big achievement in his career. And because of his good performance, he also made his Test debut for the Indian cricket team in 2017.

He also performed very well in the 2017 season of the Indian Premier League. Hardik Pandya’s salary increased in IPL due to his continuous good performance in all formats of T20, ODI, and IPL cricket. Hardik Pandya’s salary in the 2015 IPL session was only ₹10 lakhs, which increased to ₹11 crore in the 2018 IPL.

Hardik Pandya with IPL winner trophy in Mumbai Indians

Indian Premier League Hardik Pandya’s performance table in 2015,2016 and 2017.

YearMatchTotal RunStrike rateWickets taken

After the increment, he performed outrageously in the 2018 and 2019 sessions of the Indian Premier League. In 2018 and 2019 Hardik Pandya scored 260 and 402 runs with a strike rate of 133.33 and 191.42. He also took 18 and 14 wickets. This performance has come after playing 13 and 16 matches. This was one of the best performances of his IPL career.

Hardik Pandya retained with Mumbai Indians till 2021. Considering his IPL season salary of  11 crore, his performance as an all-rounder in 2020 and 2021 was not good. Hence, Mumbai Indians released Hardik Pandya for the 2022 IPL auction.

Gujarat Titans team winner of the IPL 2022 in Captaincy of Hardik Pandya

Mumbai Indians (MI) has released Hardik Pandya for the auction of the IPL 2022 season. The newly formed franchise Gujarat Titans knew the value of all-rounder Hardik Pandya. So they bid 15 crore and bought him to play for Gujarat Titans. And see the coincidence, Gujarat Titans became the winners of IPL 2022 in their debut session of IPL under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya. However, Hardik Pandya scored the highest score of 487 runs in his IPL career for Gujarat Titans in the IPL season 2022.

Hardik Pandya was retained by Gujarat Titans in 2023. But later he was released for the auction in the 2024 Indian Premier League season. And now he has again joined the Mumbai Indian team for 15 crore per session. Hardik Pandya will play for Mumbai Indians in the 2024 Indian Premier League season.

Hardik Pandya debut in T20 Indian Cricket Team

India reached the final against Australia in the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023. As a result, India won 10 matches but lost the World Cup in the final. Hardik Pandya was playing well in the initial matches. But due to injury, he was out of the World Cup. His place was taken by all-rounder Pradeep Krishna. India was chasing the target in the final match. Some experts say that if another all-rounder like Hardik Pandya was in the match. Then India’s chances of winning the final would have been higher.

Due to this condition, the valuation of Hardik Pandya has increased. Rohit Sharma is the captain of the Indian cricket team and the franchise Mumbai Indian team. So Rohit Sharma or the selector of the franchise team may have understood the value of important players like Hardik Pandya. This is why he is now officially in the Mumbai Indian team.

Reactions after Hardik Pandya’s return to Mumbai Indians

Shubhman Gill replaces Hardik Pandya as Gujarat Titans’ new captain. Shubhman Gill expresses his thoughts on the announcement “I am delighted and proud to assume the captaincy of Gujarat Titan.”

Many fans of Hardik Pandya criticized him for leaving Gujarat Titans and joining the Mumbai Indians team for his pursuit of money.

Hardik Pandya fan comment on X
A fan commented on (X) Twitter Paisa Bolta Hai (all about is money )

After making a comeback with Mumbai Indians, Hardik Pandya also shared memories of his 2015 IPL auction and journey with Mumbai Indians on X (Twitter).


Hardik Pandya’s salary over the years in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

Year (IPL Season) Salary Team
201510 LakhMumbai Indian (MI)
201610 LakhMI
201710 LakhMI
201811 CroreMI
201911 CroreMI
202011 CroreMI
202111 CroreMI
202215 CroreGujarat Titans (GT)
202315 CroreGujarat Titans
202415 CroreMI


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