Today we will talk about the list of highest paid captain in cricket. This list will blow your mind. As we know that there is a lot of money in cricket, the player gets money through their board , advertisement and from IPL too . But do you know how much do they get from their board so let’s talk about this;
Top 8 highest paid Captain in Cricket
8. Sri Lankan captain Kushal Perera
Among the list of top 8 highest paid cricketer the 8th position is captured by the Srilankan capital kushal Parera.
There is a poor performance of Srilankan team in the international matches includes ODI ,test , T20 and the main reason for their downfall is the not having the permanent captain . They have changed 9 capitals in last 4 years in ODI Cricket . However their latest Captain is Kaushal Pareraa whom the board gives just the amount of 25 lacs .
ODI + T20 Captain ~ Kushal Parera ~ 25 lacs per year
Test Captain ~ Karunaratne ~ 51 lacs
7. Pakistan Captain Babar Azam
Babar Azam is one of the best player in all the three formats of cricket and that’s the reason team is performing well . He is paid the amount of 62 lacs by the Pakistan cricket board .
6. West Indies Captain
ODI + T20 Captain ~ Kieren Pollard ~ 1.74 crore
Test Captain~ Kraigg Braithwatte ~ 1.40 Crore
5. New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson is one of the coolest and best player of the cricket . Due to him the team has able to which in WTC final . The board give him the amount of 1.77 crore .
4. South African captain
ODI + T20 Captain ~ Temba Bavuma ~ 2.5 Crore
Test Captain ~ Dean Elgara ~ 3.20 Crore
3. Australian Captains
ODI + T20 Captain ~ Aaren Finch ~ 5.64 Cr
Test Captain ~ Tim Paine ~ 5.64 Cr
2. Indian Captain Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is not the highest paid captain in the world . However he earns a lot of money from advertisement ,IPL and business . BCCI paid him the amount of 7 crore per year. He is considered as A+ grade cricketer in India .
1. England’s test Captain Joe Root
England test captain Joe Root is the highest paid captain in the world . England cricket board paid him the amount of 8.97 crore per year . However England ODI and T20 captain Eoin Morgan is paid the amount of 1.75 crore per year .
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