Highest Paid Cricketers 2022
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Cricket is one of the most-watched sports in the world. The players earn a handsome amount of money by playing cricket professionally. Here we will describe the top 5 highest paid cricketers of the world in 2022.

In our list, Virat Kohli is currently in the 1st position. 4 of the top 5 players are batsmen and two of them are from India. Captain of the test cricket team of South Africa, Elgar is in the second position. We also have Rohit Sharma, Morgan, and Pollard on our list. They receive salaries not only from their board but also from many sponsors. Today, we will know everything about their earnings here.

1. Virat Kohli

  • Team: India
  • Role: Batsman
  • Net Worth: $140 Million
  • Salary: $690k monthly

Virat Kohli is currently the highest-paid cricket player of 2022 on our list. He gets a monthly salary of $690k from Indian Cricket Board. He also earns a huge amount of money from the Indian Premier League. His team pays him 17 crores for each IPL season. He is sponsored by many national and international brands like Audi Q7, Audi RS5, Land Rover Vogue, Bentley Flying Spur, and Bentley Continental GT. His main source of income is national and domestic cricket. Virat Kohli has a net worth of $140 Million

2. Dean Elgar

  • Team: South Africa
  • Role: Batsman
  • Net Worth: $40 million
  • Salary: $440 monthly

Elger is the second-highest-paid athlete on our list. The South African Batsman has a net worth of $40 million. He gets a handsome salary from the South African Cricket Board. His monthly salary is $440k. He also has endorsements with many brands like Puma and Adidas. Elgar owns a house that has a worth of $6.5 million. Dean Elgar is the captain of the South Africa Cricket team and he is also considered as one of the best finishers of his time.

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3. Eoin Morgan

  • Team: England
  • Role: Batsman
  • Net Worth: $15 million
  • Salary: $320k per month

Morgan is a very gentle cricketer and he is the captain of the T20 side of India. In IPL, he captains the Kolkata Night Riders. He is the third highest-paid cricketer on our list. England Cricket Board pays him $320k per month. Morgan has a net worth of $15 million, His house has a worth of $8 million USD. He is sponsored by the famous band Slazenge from where he gets a large amount of money. He was paid 5.25 Cr in last season in IPL.

4. Rohit Sharma 

  • Team: India
  • Role: Batsman
  • Net Worth: $25 million
  • Salary: $170k per month

Rohit Sharma is the captain of the T20 side of India. He gets a basic salary of $170k salary from his team. Rohit Sharma has a net worth of $25 million. Rohit Sharma is one of the biggest stars of IPL. His team pays him a huge amount of salary for his great performance in the league. Rohit Sharma receives 15 crores in one season from his franchise. The payer is sponsored by many domestic and international brands. He has an endorsement worth $300k with Adidas. He has a luxurious house worth $6.8 million.

5. Kieron Pollard 

  • Team: West Indies
  • Role: Allrounder
  • Net Worth: $15 million
  • Salary: $560k yearly

Pollard is in the 5th position on our list with an annual salary of $560k USD from his cricket board. The player has a net worth of $15 million. Besides playing for his national team, he also played a good number of domestic crickets throughout his career. He is a famous face of IPL, BPL, Big Bash League, CPL, and many more. He gets ₹5.4 crores yearly from his team in IPL. Pollard has also sponsorship with Insignia Sports, Sareen Sports, and Howzat.

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