Top 10 richest cricket boards in the world in 2021
The Indian Premier League tournament conducted by the BCCI is the most popular cricket league in the world.
Updated - May 24, 2021 12:01 pm
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. The sport draws its major audience from India, with people in India considering the sport a religion. It also has a sizeable audience in countries like Australia, England, Pakistan, Bangladesh, West Indies, and New Zealand.
And, several cricket boards in the world rake in massive amounts of money when their national teams participate in matches with other nations. The boards also conduct various cricketing leagues as well, with the Indian Premier League (IPL) conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India being the most popular one.
In this article, let us take a look at the 10 richest cricket boards in the world in the year 2021.
10. Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) – INR 100 Crores
At the 10th place, we have the Sri Lankan Cricket Board. The SLC has earned a revenue of around INR 100 Crores. The Sri Lankan Cricket Board was formed in the year 1975, and it is the body that governs cricket in Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan Cricket Board has not had its best times in recent months, with the Covid-19 pandemic wreaking havoc. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) even stated that the Indian cricket team is willing to play extra matches against Sri Lanka, to help the Sri Lankan Cricket Board (SLC).
Sri Lanka is currently involved in an ODI series against the Bangladesh side. Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in the first ODI on 23rd May 2021.