TOP 10 CRICKETERS EARNING
There was a time when people used to say –“kheloge kudoge banoge kharab, padoge likhoge banoge Nawab.” These lines hit to every cricket fan by his parents in the 90s. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of those who got these lines in his childhood. But, Now Cricket is like a festival in India. It would have a question in the mind of every cricket fan that how much are their favorite cricketers earning in a year? So, some of your favorite players who started his career in the 20s and now they are earning so much which you even don’t think.
Let’s take a look at your favorite cricketers earning, how much they earn in a year?
10.STEVE SMITH- In early 2019, Steve Smith was away from international cricket because of the ban. He was later seen playing for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. His performance in the 2019 World Cup was very good. But his best performance was in the Ashes where he scored 700 runs in 7 innings.
Steve Smith earned 2.4 million dollars in 2019. Which is about 17 crores rupees. Which means Smith earned 323 rupees per minute. Recently, Smith has scored 221 runs in two innings against India in the three-match ODI series.
9-YUVRAJ SINGH- INDIAN ALLROUNDER Yuvraj Singh, has announced his retirement in 2019 during the world cup. After which he was seen playing in the T20 League of Canada and T10 League of Abu Dhabi.
Yuvraj Singh has said goodbye to international cricket but he is still at number 9 in terms of earning.
Yuvraj Singh earned $ 3.5 million in the year 2019. Due to which his income is Rs 471 every minute.
8-Mitchell Starc- Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc was the highest wicket-taker in the World Cup 2019. Although he is not playing IPL, even after this, he is at number 8 in terms of earnings. He also has an endorsement contract with Audi, due to which is on this list.
He earned about 4 million dollars last year. His per-minute warning is about 539 rupees.
7-Shane Watson- The veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has retired from international cricket but he is playing franchise cricket regularly. Now, Shane Watson plays only T20 leagues like IPL, CPL, PSL. He had played a great inning in the final of IPL 2019 but his team couldn’t win.
For franchise cricket and playing in different leagues across the globe and having some endorsement contracts, he earned 4.5 million last year. That means he earned around 606 rupees per minute.
6- David Warner- David Warner did not play international cricket because of the ban in 2018. He played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2019 and become the leading run-scorer in the tournament. In world cup 2019 he is second highest run-getter after Rohit Sharma with 647 runs. Ashes don’t go his way. But in the T20 series against Srilanka, he scored a hundred. He also scored 335 runs in a Test against Pakistan in the home series.
He earns 5.5 million last year which concluded that his per minute income is 741 rupees.
5-AB DE VILLIERS- He is one of the best batsmen in the world. He surprised the world with his retirement in 2018. ABD continues to play franchise cricket like IPL, BBL, MZANSI LEAGUE, T20-BLAST.
He earned 6.4 million dollars last year. His per-minute income was 862 rupees.
4-ROHIT SHARMA- The year 2019 has been very good for Rohit Sharma. Rohit is in the best form of his career. In the IPL, his team won the title and then Rohit scored the most runs in the World Cup. He was the leading run-scorer in ODI format and become the ICC ODI cricketer of the year. Rohit Sharma also gets the opening slot in the test team of India.
He earned about 7.4 million dollars last year. His per-minute income was 997 rupees.
3-Chris Gayle- Even in the last phase of his career, Chris Gayle is playing great cricket. His bat is popular in T20 leagues around the world. He is a part of the Kings XI Punjab team in IPL. He also participated in the World Cup 2019 for the West Indies. Chris Gayle is not currently playing international cricket but has not announced his retirement.
Chris Gayle will also be seen playing in PSL and IPL in 2020. In the year 2019, he made $ 7.5 million. This means that the Jamaican veteran earned around Rs 1008 in one minute.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni- Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has not played a match since World Cup 2019. In the IPL, his team CSK lost to Mumbai Indians in the final.
If we talk about the earnings, Dhoni earned 21.7 million dollars in the year 2019. Dhoni earned 2929 rupees in one minute.
1. Virat Kohli- Indian captain Virat Kohli is considered to be the best batsman of cricket at this time. He is the number one in the batting rankings of ODIs and Tests. He was also the highest run-scorer in international cricket in 2019. With this, the number of his ODI centuries has been 43.
Due to this performance, Virat Kohli remains in the first place in terms of earnings. He made $ 24 million in 2019. It is about 170 crores rupees. In terms of earnings, Virat is seen giving a tough competition to other sports players. Talking about earning of one minute, he earned 3234 rupees.