The highest-paid cricket captains according to the WION list
Wionews.com has released a list of the highest-paid captains in world cricket. It was expected that the Indian captain will top the list since he leads in all formats. However, The highest-paid cricket captains according to the WION list the list below provides a different story as below-
8. Dimuth Karunaratne & Kusal Parera
Karunaratne and Parera are Srilankan captains in tests and ODIs respectively. Karunaratne earns INR 51 lacs and Kusal Parera earns INR 25 lac
7. Babar Azam
The Pakistan captain in all formats earns INR 62 .4 lacs salary per annum.
6. Kieron Pollard & Kraigg Braithwaite
Pollard and Braithwaite are the West Indies captains in limited-overs and tests respectively. Pollard earns INR 1.73 crores per annum and Braithwaite gets 1.39 crores per annum.
5. Kane Williamson
The Kiwi superstar leads New Zealand in all formats and draws an annual salary of INR 1.77 crores
4. Dean Elgar & Temba Bavuma
South Africans Dean Elgar ( Test captain) and Temba Bavuma ( current ODI captain ) draws an annual salary of INR 3.2 crores & 2.5 crores respectively.
3. Aaron Finch & Tim Paine
The limited-overs and the test skipper of Australia both earn 1 million Australia dollars as yearly salary which is INR 4.87 crores
2. Virat Kohli
The much-awaited name of the Indian all formats captain figures at number two in the list. Kohli earns an annual salary of INR 7 crores.
1. Joe Root, Eoin Morgan
It is the England test captain who tops the list earning an annual salary of INR 8.97 crores. Morgan, the limited-overs captain, however, earns INR 1.75 crores annually which is below Kane Williamson and above the West Indian captains.