Top order Indian Present Cricketers And Their Lucrative Salaries

Bangalore: Cricket is one of the most high paying sports in the world, today. It has become more of a profitable business where player auctions are organized and deep pocketed owners buy these players at a whopping amount. Lately, the Indian Premier League (IPL) organized in India has lured the best of cricketers across the world with lucrative paychecks. The sport offers stunning deals to players thus helping them to rake in money.

 


As cricketers are polishing their performances and skills, the bar of their salaries has witnessed a rise consequently over years. Indian cricketers are among the highest paid players in the world today.

Here take a look at the 6 highest earning Indian players in this popular and glamorous sport, reports Cricketchamber.

Ishant Sharma

 


Grade: B
ODI payment:  175,000
Test Payment:  300,000
Retainer Payment:  50 lakh ($95,000)
This tall, long haired player has been a popular name in the fast bowling segment. In 2014, Lord’s test recorded the best figures 7 for 74 in the second match contributing greatly in India’s victory on the Lord’s ground after 28 long years.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

 


Grade: A
ODI payment:  300,000
Test Payment:  500,000
Retainer Payment:  1 Cr ($190,000)
This right-arm pacer has been pretty good at picking opponent wickets with his swiftness and ability to move the ball both the ways. One of his greatest contributions includes the breakthroughs and the triumph achieved at the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 and his nippy pace bowling at the IPL.

Ravi Ashwin

 


Grade: A
ODI payment:  300,000
Test Payment:  500,000
Retainer Payment:  1 Cr ($190,000)
His innovative style off bowling makes him one of the greatest potentials to become the leader in the spinning segment. It is always delight to watch his ball curl and hitting the edge of the bat and then landing straight into the hands of the player at the short leg.  Ashwin has been a fascinating player to watch and has earned the reputation of one of the premier spinners in the world of cricket.

Suresh Raina

 


Grade: A
ODI Payment:  300,000
Test Payment:  500,000
Retainer Payment:  1 crore ($190,000)
The batting department in the Indian cricket team is proud to have Suresh Raina who is also considered one of the fittest payers in the team. Raina excels in the T20 format etching a niche for himself, in the last overs in most innings.

Virat Kohli

 


Grade: A
ODI Payment:  300,000
Test Payment:  500,000
Retainer Payment:  1 crore ($190,000)
This well-poised batsman is one the best ODI players we have in the Indian Cricket team, presently. The sensational player took 146 innings to reach 22 centuries beating the score of the Master Blaster Tendulkar who reached the same score in 206 innings.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

 


Grade: A
ODI payment:  300,00
Test Payment:  500,000
Retainer Payment:  1 crore ($190,000)
India cricket touched dizzy heights under the captainship of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Arguably one of the best captains in the Indian Cricket history, Dhoni has had a fantastic career in Cricket with his unmatched leadership qualities. The best skipper and born leader proudly completed a decade in the International Cricket last December.