Top 10 Highest-Paid Cricketers 2021
Check out the top three!
Updated - Jul 12, 2021 1:01 pm
Cricket is certainly one of the most popular sports worldwide as spectators come in large numbers to cheer their favourite team and player. The spectacular shots with the willow are a sight to behold, while fans also like to see the ball doing the talking. Not to forget about the jaw-dropping catches and sensational run-outs. All these factors make the gentleman’s game intriguing and hence, people love to see the action over the 22 yards.
With cricket having such massive popularity, many nations have tons of aspiring cricketers. However, only the extraordinary ones play at the highest level and earn global recognition. The fame and success also enhance the bank balance of these cricket stars. A renowned cricketer has multiple sources of income like salaries from the national board, franchise cricket, brand endorsements, etc.
Owing to this, there are many global cricket stars possessing hefty bank balances. However, who are some of the highest-paid cricketers going around? We’ll find out that in the list below.
Take a look at the top 10 highest-paid cricketers at the moment
10. Suresh Raina
The 2011 World Cup winner is one of the finest southpaws to have played for India. Despite restrictions in his technical abilities, the dasher could find a way to score runs at a brilliant pace. While his cover drives and lofted shots left many fans in awe, Suresh Raina is also very well capable of sending the ball in the night sky.
However, Raina’s contribution to his team is beyond scoring runs. The veteran can chip in with his handy off-breaks and his ability to create magic on the field makes him an even greater asset. All these abilities helped the left-handed batsman to amass nearly 8000 runs in 322 international matches.
Although the talismanic cricketer is now retired from international cricket, he continues to ply his trade for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL). As per Sportsnile, the ‘Chinna Thala’ bags a staggering amount of INR 22.34 crore per year.