new Delhi: In the IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians (MI) once again won their victory and Mumbai Indians won the IPL title for the fifth time. Just a week after the IPL, the fifth season of the Pakistan Super League also ended. This is the first time when both Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars teams reached the final of Pakistan Super League and this time the PSL title was named by Karachi Kings. This was the first time the league was held entirely in Pakistan. The playoff phase was held 8 months after the league stage due to Corona infection, which caused the PSL to make headlines.
PSL has been compared to IPL since the beginning. However, the amount paid and earned through sponsors is completely different. If seen, the comparison with the neighboring league never ends. Comparisons are made of the players who participate, the crowd in the stadium and the salary of the players.
Talking about the prize money, the IPL is far ahead of the PSL. The reason for this is the good fan following and level of IPL. IPL 2020 winning team Mumbai Indians earned 20 crores this time and the runners-up Delhi team earned ₹ 12.5 crores. While the PSL winner Karachi Kings got ₹ 3.75 crore and the runner-up team Lahore Qalandars earned ₹ 1.5 crore.
However individual awards like Player of the tournament, Best batsman, Best bowler, Best fielder, Best keeper and emerging players got ₹ 10 lakh. At the same time, the winners of Orange Cap Winner, Purple Cap Winner, Most Valuable Player, Emerging Player, Highest Sixers Award, Power Player Award also received ₹ 10 lakh in IPL 2020.
PSL is paying equally in individual prizes but PSL is far behind in terms of prize money for the third and fourth ranked teams. Where both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who finished third and fourth in the IPL, were given ₹ 8.75 crore. While the third and fourth place teams in PSL were not given any amount. Both these teams individually got more than the entire prize money offered in PSL (₹ 17.5 crores), which is ₹ 7.5 crores.