Top 10 Highest Paid Cricketers In The World

10. Joe Root

Joe Root

One of the most paid cricket players in the world, The Root earns $400k a month. In addition to his tremendous earnings and massive social media fan base, Joe has a total net worth of $3.3 million, making him the highest-paid bowler in 2022.

09. Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma

Temba Bavuma captains South Africa's ODI and T20 teams. He's the first black African to score a century and captain South Africa. He's now one of cricket's most successful captains. His $2.3 million Cape Town home is luxurious. Bavuma is one of the world's best cricketers, earning $70,000 per month. He's gained respect in cricket because of this.

08. Aaron Finch

 Aaron Finch

Aaron James Finch is Australia's cricket captain. He was named Cricket Australia's 2014 Men's T20I Player of the Year. He was chosen for Australia's 2015 Cricket World Cup squad. With 135 runs, he helped Australia beat England by 111. His frequent use of porch cars shows he loves them. Finch is the highest-paid Australian cricketer at $150k per month. His $5.5 million net worth and huge fan base make him the world's third-highest-paid cricketer.

07. Kraigg Brathwaite

Kraigg Brathwaite 

West Indies cricketer Kraigg Clairmonte Brathwaite is Barbadian. BoBo bats and bowls right-handed off-break. He became the only West Indian to hit two Test fifties before his 19th birthday on 6 November 2011. Kraigg, the world's best cricketer, earns $80k per month and has a $9 million net worth, making him the seventh highest-paid cricketer. Besides IPL, he's also made a lot from cricket.

06. Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson

Williamson is the captain of all New Zealand cricket teams. He bats right-handed and bowls off-spin. Williamson debuted in December 2007. He's also one of the most handsome cricketers ever. Kane, a popular New Zealand cricketer, is sponsored by Rockit, Powerade, and Asics. Besides sponsors and fame, he has a $5.4 million home.

05. Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard 

Trinidadian cricketer Kieron Pollard. He captains the West Indies and Trinbago Knight Riders in limited-overs cricket. Pollard is a medium-pace bowler and middle-order batsman. Pollard's sponsors include Insignia Sports, Sareen Sports, and Howzat. He earns $560k annually and has a $15 million net worth, making him the fifth highest-paid cricketer globally.

04. Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan

Irish-born English cricketer Eoin Morgan. In limited-overs cricket, he captains England, Kolkata Knight Riders, and London Spirit. He's considered one of the best left-handed batsmen ever. His $8 million Dublin home is spectacular. Eoin is sponsored by Slazenger, which pays him well. He was the 4th highest-paid cricketer in the world with a $15 million net worth.

03. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma is a popular and great cricketer. He also captains Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Right-handed batsman and off-break bowler. Adidas endorsed Rohit Sharma for $300k in 2013. March 2019 saw further agreement extensions. Rohit was named Massimo Batteries' ambassador in 2020. Despite sponsorships, he earns $170,000 per month.

02. Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar is the current Test captain for South Africa. He's a left-arm slow bowler and opening batsman. Elgar captained the Under-19 team in Sri Lanka in 2006. He's also one of cricket's best finishers. Elgar is an aggressive and short-tempered cricketer. Dean Elgar's monthly salary is $440k. He often travels in luxurious Jeeps and Audi for family trips.

01. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is India's captain. He plays for Delhi domestically and is captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. He's the only cricketer on Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes this year. Due to his $140 million net worth and $690k monthly salary, he's the world's highest-paid athlete.