Top 10 Richest Australian Cricketers

Top 10 Richest Australian Cricketers

Top 10 Richest Australian Cricketers: The Australian magazine BRW has released what they term the list of top 50 Australian sports personalities. Sports-person are listed in the order of their earnings in the year 2014. As many as 13 Australian cricketers feature in the list of top 50 earning sportsmen from the country.

The list is topped by a professional basketball player Andrew Michael Bogut who is also the highest paid Australian sports-person as he earned a whopping $16.2m in the year 2014. Among cricketers Australian all-rounder Shane Watson tops the charts with annual income of $ 4.5m.

Here are the top 10 richest Australian Cricketers:

10. George Bailey $ 1.8m

KXIP can repeat its IPL success in CLT20: George Bailey (Photo: BCCI)
George Bailey’s success with the KXIP team in the IPL helped him evolve as a better cricketer and earn $ 1.8m. (Photo: BCCI)

The man who leads Australia in any case of absence of regular skipper Michael Clarke in ODI cricket and a rare cricketer who debuted in T20 cricket directly as the captain of the team George Bailey ads more quality to the team than just with the bat. Leading his IPL side KXIP he showed how good he can be with a bunch of young, hungry cricketers which has further raised his value as a cricketer and helped him earn $ 1.8m in 2014.

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