Cricket is one of the most well-known and famous sports globally, and it has been rising in popularity in recent years. There are now many more matches to choose from, such as Twenty20, T2OI, ODIs, IPL, and many others. The cricket schedule was postponed because of the COVID-19 epidemic; however, the matches have been rescheduled to when things would begin getting normal. Several well-known cricket personalities have etched their names in the game's history by having the highest-paid players. Each player is paid according to their contract, with the captain or greatest player receiving the highest pay.
1. Kane Williamson
He is said to make nearly as much in the IPL as he does in English county cricket. For his outstanding talent, he is paid $440,000 per year by the national squad. One of New Zealand's most popular cricketers, Kane has several high-paying sponsors, including Rockit, Powerade, and Asics. Aside from his sponsors and notoriety, he also has a $5.4 million mansion and an incredible collection of fast cars, including Audi Q7s, Venues, Swifts, and A4s.
2. Trent Boult
Boult is an international cricketer who represents New Zealand. He made his first-class debut in 2007. His ODI career began in 2009 when he represented New Zealand in a one-day series against Australia. He has a career record of 73 test matches played with a total score of 687 runs. He has 19 runs in 93 One-Day Internationals (ODIs). He has played 34 T20I games with a score of 28, whereas 108 FC with 1140. Trent is a wealthy cricketer and one of the richest players in the game. The bowler from the New Zealand team is 32 years old and has a net worth ranging anywhere from $100,000 to 1 million dollars.
3. Tim Southee
The rising New Zealand cricketer has built a name for himself in the Indian Premier League with teams such as Rajasthan Royals. In 2008, he was named Player of the Tournament at the ICC Under-19 World Cup. At the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, he was a member of the New Zealand team alongside Daniel Vettori. He attended Auckland's King's College and made his debut for the New Zealand Under-19 team in 2006. Tim is one of the wealthiest cricket players to have been born in New Zealand. He is also on the list of the most popular cricket players.
4. Ross Taylor
Taylor has signed a top-tier contract with New Zealand cricket with an estimated worth of $195,000. When match fees are factored in, he could earn more than $350,000 a year with the Black Caps. But it is in the Twenty20 tournaments that he has amassed his fortune. The Rajasthan Royals signed Taylor for $1.32 million in 2011, the highest payday for a Kiwi cricketer. The next year, he signed a $1.1 million contract with the Delhi Daredevils. On the other hand, Taylor took a substantial salary cut this year after failing to be picked up in the first round of the IPL auction and being sold to the Daredevils for $390,000.
5. Martin Guptill
Batsman for the team New Zealand played tournaments like the Cricket World Cup and the ICC World Twenty20. He mostly played domestic cricket for the Auckland and the Guyana Amazon Warriors. Martin Guptill was born in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 30, 1986. During the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he shared the field alongside all-rounder Daniel Vettori. We are all aware that an individual's earnings and assets fluctuate from time to time. Martin Guptill has a total net worth of 17 crore according to Economic Times.
6. James Neesham
Jimmy Neesham gets £49,000 (5,000,000) a year as an IPL player for the Punjab Kings. He has earned a total of £196,000 (20,000,000) over this career. Jimmy Neesham is a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium bowler from New Zealand. He is the 301st highest-paid cricketer in the Indian Premier League. James debuted in the Indian Premier League in 2014 for the Delhi Daredevils. In the 2015 IPL, he was acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Mumbai Indians acquired him for Rs. 50 lakh in the IPL 2021 season.
7. Colin De Grandhomme
Colin de Grandhomme is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for Manicaland in the local league and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler who also bats right-handed. Colin de Grandhomme's net worth or income is believed to be between $1 million and $4 million. He has amassed a great deal of wealth due to his primary vocation as a cricket player. In the IPL, he receives four crores from RCB. His net worth is believed to be 25 million dollars.
8. Colin Munro
He is a successful cricket player and one of the well-known people that is born on March 11, 1987. Colin is one of the wealthiest cricket players to have been born in South Africa. Munro is also on the list of the most popular cricket players. Colin Munro, who is 32 years old, is one of the most renowned persons in our database. Colin Munro's net worth or income is believed to be between $1 million and $5 million. He has amassed a substantial fortune as a result of his initial career as a cricket player.
9. Tom Latham
Tom Latham, W/K Batsman for the New Zealand National Cricket team, has a net worth of $5 million. He is the team's senior batsman. As a result, he is classified as a player in the A category. Tom Latham is a New Zealand cricketer who has represented his country in all game formats and is the national team's vice-captain in both the Test and ODI formats. He is mostly a batsman with an active experience as a wicketkeeper. Latham is the world's eighth-best Test batsman. He made his first-class debut for Canterbury against Central Districts at Plunkett Shield in 2010. In February 2014, he made his Test debut against India.
10. Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson is a New Zealand cricketer who presently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League and Auckland in domestic cricket. Ferguson began playing in the Indian Premier League in 2017 with the Rising Pune Supergiants. He was a member of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2019 and IPL 2020. KKR has signed him for the IPL 2020 season. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm quick bowler. Ferguson is a domestic and international cricketer. Ferguson's net worth is estimated to be $15 million. The Indian Premier League has contributed significantly to his net worth, estimated to be around Rs. 5 crores as of 2021.