Highest paid cricketers of 2022! Ranked!

Let’s check out the list of highest paid cricketers, updated the latest in 2022!

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10. Kane Williamson – New Zealand

Net worth: $10 million

Salary: $37k/month

Kane Williamson is the captain of New Zealand in all formats. He made his debut back in 2010, playing for the black Caps at that time. He played the main string in Black Cap’s first play in the West Indies in almost 10 years.

9. Kieron Pollard | West Indies

Net worth: $15 million

Salary: $46,67k monthly

Trinidadian Kieron Pollard is the captain of the West Indies and Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League.

The 33-year-old batsman won multiple awards during his peak, among which are ICC World Twentey20, Champions League Twenty20, and KFC Twenty20 Big Bash.

8. Temba Bavuma – South Africa

Net woth: $2.3 million 

Salary: $70k

South Africa’s limited overs captain Temba Bavuma comes in at number eight.

Bavuma made his first-class debut for Gauteng at 18, and three years later joined South Africa A. He also vice captains the South African test team. 

7. Kraigg Brathwaite – West Indies 

Net worth: $9 million

Salary: $80k/month

Brathwaite is the leader of the West Indies and has been making a name for himself since his very early age of 16 years old.

He is an accomplished batsman who won a place in the West Indies Under-19 squad for the World Cup in 2010 in New Zealand.

6. Aaron Finch – Australia 

Net worth: $5.5 Million

Salary: $150k monthly

Finch is Australia’s captain, and also the only Aussie on the list, who is a regular player in the Indian Premier League and takes his place in the Kolkata Knight Riders for 2022.

He is holding the record of the highest T20 innings score of all time by his 172 against Zimbabwe in 2018.

5. Rohit Sharma | India

Net worth: $25 Million

Salary: $170k salary monthly

Rohit Gurunath Sharma is not just one of the most popular cricketers but also one of the greatest cricketers of all time.

He is the captain of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, where he plays as right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler.

His mammoth deal with Adidas was valued at $300,000, and that was back in 2013.

4. Eoin Morgan | England

Net worth: $15 million

Salary: $320k per month

Irish-born and plays for England cricket team, Eoin Morgan is also their captain. Besides, he is among the brightest stars of Kolkata Riders in the Indian Premier League, and the London Spirit in The Hundred.

Eoin is known as one of the greatest left-handed batsmen of all time, who won Wisden Cricketers of the Year.

3. Joe Root – England 

Net worth: $3.3 million

Salary: $400k/month

Though he passes under the radar of the IPL, Root has featured in the Big Bash and England’s T20, and earns his keep as England’s top run-scorer. In 2022 he stepped down as test captain, ending his five-year term.

2. Dean Elgar | South Africa

Net Worth: $40 million

Salary: $440k per month

South African Dean Elgar is a cricket star who plays for Test and is currently their captain. Dean is well-known for his left-arm slow bowler and is one of the best finishers in the cricket world.

His level earns him enormous deals from sponsors like Puma and Adidas, which also puts him among 10 highest paid cricketers.

1. Virat Kohli | India

Net worth: $140 Million

Salary: $690k/month

The captain, the legend of Indian cricket Virat Kohli is the highest paid athlete right now. Virat is also the captain of Royal Challengers Banglore who has been competing in the Indian Premier League since 2013.

Virat is also the only cricketer to be named in the list of highest-paid athletes list by Forbes in 2022.

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