Wealth in cricket is not just limited to men, women also earn massive amounts from sport. Here’s Top 10 Richest Women Cricketers In The World.
Top 10 Richest Women Cricketers In The World.
The advent of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will add more value to the purse of female cricketers, and women’s cricket is expected to soar only higher from here.
On that note, let’s have a look at the top 10 richest women cricketers across the world:
1. Ellyse Perry
One of the most beautiful and talented cricketers in the world, Ellyse Perry represents Australia in all three formats.
- Net worth : $14 Million.
Perry has notched up more than 5000 runs across all formats along with 313 wickets.
The Aussie all-rounder Ellyse Perry is considered the richest female cricketer in the globe. Ellyse Perry earns $0.13 million a year.
2. Meg Lanning
The 2nd player on the list is Aussie skipper Meg Lanning.
- Net worth : $9 Million.
Lanning led the Australian cricket team to win the 2022 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand. Lanning has already scored over 7000 runs in 221 international games.
Her estimated net worth is $9 million through a cricket career of 12 years so far. Meg Lanning is the 2nd richest female cricketer in the world.
The skipper of the Australian team gets $0.13 million per annum.
3. Mithali Raj
One of the best batters to ever play the game, Mithali Raj comes 3rd on the list of female richest cricketers in the globe.
- Net worth : $5 Million.
Mithali ended her career as the highest run-getter in women’s cricket history. The legend from Jodhpur has the longest cricketer among females, 23 years.
Mithali Raj was earning 30 lakhs a year as a part of the BCCI annual contract in the latest stage of his career.
4. Smriti Mandhana
Indian opening batsman Smriti Mandhana is also on this list of the richest women cricketers.
- Net worth : $4 Million.
Having represented India since 2013, Mandhana has exhibited pure class and amassed over 500 runs in 164 matches across all formats.
Mandhana has endorsed many brands also due to her superb game which makes her net worth approximately $4 million.
Mandhana is one of the highest-paid cricketers in the world with a salary of 50 lakhs annually.
5. Harmanpreet Kaur
The current captain of the Indian women’s Team Harmanpreet Kaur is known for her aggressive batting and handy off-spin bowling.
- Net worth : $3 Million.
Playing 247 matches for India, the Punjabi queen has accumulated over 5000 runs and bagged 70 wickets. Kaur has got an estimated net worth of $3 million.
BCCI pays Harmanpreet 50 lakhs a year for giving her service to the nation.
6. Sarah Taylor
One of the finest wicket-keeper batters of women’s cricket, Sarah Taylor wreaked havoc with her fearless batting and keeping.
- Net worth : $2 Million.
Taylor was also a part of the team which won the 2017 Women’s World Cup. Sarah’s estimated net worth is 42 million.
Taylor used to get $0.06 million a year in the latest stage of her career.
7. Holly Ferling
Another Australian all-rounder who has made it to this list is Holly Ferling.
- Net worth : $1.5 Million.
From 2013 to 2106, the right-hand player played 34 matches and scalped 32 wickets and with the bat, she scored 14 runs.
Her estimated net worth is believed to be $1.5 million. In her Yellow jersey days, Ferling has got approximately $0.1 million.
8. Isa Guha
Former English all-rounder Isa Guha has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
- Net worth : $1.5 Million.
Hailed from Indian origin, Isa represented England between 2001 to 2011 and claimed 148 wickets in 113 matches.
Guha acquired an average salary of $100000 from her fruitful career.
9. Sana Mir
Ex-Pakistani skipper Sana Mir had a decent career of 14 years (2005-2019).
- Net worth : $1.3 Million.
Sana led Pakistan to win the Gold Medel in the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games.
Sana amassed 2432 runs and took 240 wickets in 226 matches for Pakistan.
Mir would get an estimated annual salary of INR 625000.
10. Dan Van Niekerk
Proteas all-rounder Dan Van Niekerk, who has played 194 international games across all formats has an approximate net worth of $1 million.
- Net worth : $1 Million
Van Niekerk has scored 4074 runs so far and took 204 wickets with the ball. The star batter earns $55000 per annum.
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