Cricket over the years has become one of the most followed sport and particularly in the Indian sub-continent, England and Australia.
Cricket is one of the most popular games in the world. It is especially famous for a lot of class that the game involves, and is called the Gentleman’s game by most people. Unlike most Asian countries where cricket is considered like a religion, in England, a lot of people are actually interested in cricket and also in playing it but not all the people in their entire lifestyle, depend upon the sport.
Over the years the game has evolved and turned out to be an industry worth millions. Besides their normal salaries, the players earn from match payments, contracts, endorsements, match prizes etc. So it is interesting to know the net worth of the players of this gentleman’s game.
So, here is a list of the top 10 richest cricketers of England:
10) Eoin Morgan:
The extraordinary English cricketer was born on the 10th of September 1986. He is actually an Irish cricketer who is currently leading the English ODI team. He is one of the best left handed batsman of England and also famous as a right arm medium bowler.
He is especially famous for his retainer fee of 700000 pounds. He is known for playing one of the weirdest shots of cricket in history. He is an energetic fielder and shows a lot of effort on the field.
9) Graeme Swann:
One of the most important players of England cricketing history, Graeme Swann is especially famous for his ability to spin the ball in a very different way. This talented cricketer was born on 24th of March 1979 in England.
His fees too are similar to most of his fellow team mates, summing up to about 700000 pounds. He has been a very effective spin-bowler for England, especially in the Indian Sub continental conditions.
8) Jos Butler:
Joseph Charles Butler is also one of the most famous English cricketers who was born on the 8th of September, 1990. He is a right handed batsman and is now recognized for his role as the vice captain of the England ODI team.
His total salary is about 700000 in pounds. He has been a great talent for the England Cricket and has showcased his talent very often by playing vital innings in the team’s win.
7) Moeen Ali:
This famous left handed batsman of the British cricket team is one of the most important players at present times. He was born on the 18th of June 1987. He specializes as a left handed batsman and right arm off spin bowler.
He was also named as one of the cricketers of the Year in 2015 Wisden Cricketer’s Almanack. He has a basic salary as the same amount as the rest of the English cricketers and sums up to about 700000 pounds. He is also a part-time spin bowler.
6) Stuart Broad:
Stuart Broad was recognized all over television when Yuvraj Singh hit 6 sixes of his over in the T20 World Cup of 2007. For anybody else, a situation like that would possibly involve running away from cricket but not for this young gentleman.
In the recent past, he has emerged as one of the lethal bowlers for batsmen around the world. Stuart Broad has been one of the important reasons behind England’s test series wins in the recent past.
5) James Anderson:
This handsome British cricketer, also known as Jimmy Anderson was born on 30th July 1982. He is also known to play for the Lancashire County and, is one of the best bowlers of the English cricket team.
He is known to have the ability to bowl some of the fastest deliveries in the history of cricket with an average of about 140 kilometres per second. He made his International debut at a very young age of 20 when England tour Australia in the 2003 series.
4) Andrew Flintoff:
Andrew Flintoff is considered to be one of the most talented all-rounders in the world. He was born on 6th of December 1977. He also played for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
He is a very consistent bowler, a very talented batsman as well as a very agile fielder. His net worth estimates up to 15 million dollars.
3) Ian Bell:
Ian Ronald Bell is one of the most important openers in the history of English cricket. He was born on the 11th of April 1982 and is known all over the world as one of the best openers in the world.
He has scored more than 22 centuries and has scored a test century against almost every test playing nation. He is yet another consistent performer for the country.
2) Alastair Cook:
Alastair Cook is one of the most successful captains of the British cricket team. He was born on 25th December 1984 and is one of the most famous left handed English batsmen. He is one of the highest paid cricketers in England whose basic salary comes up to 850000 pounds.
He has been a very consistent performer and has been leading the English Test Team very successfully since a long time.
1) Kevin Pietersen:
This handsome hunk needs no introduction as he is one of the best cricketers of England. Most women get totally enthralled when they look at this cricketer. He was born on 27th of June 1980. He is a right handed batsman and a part-time spin bowler.
Kevin Pietersen is currently playing for the Surrey County, and is known to have net worth of about 7.5 million dollars. He is recognized for his innovative switch-hit that is widely used in the shorter formats of the game.
So, here was a list of the top 10 richest cricketers of England 2017. They are the highest paid cricketers and they also earn a lot of money from endorsements of brands.