Cricket have become a very popular sport nowadays and with its increasing popularity, the salary of all the players are also rising.
Cricket news: Apart from the BCCI, there are some other boards who pay more
Nowadays a cricket player earns more than what his senior cricketer earned and future cricketers will have opportunity to earn more money.
The cricketing boards earn a huge amount of money by selling the telecast rights of the matches. The players get dependent on the boards for an annual salary and also earn a lot off the field by endorsing for various brands.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is one of the richest cricketing boards of the world and pay a hefty salary to its players. Here in this list we look at the international team captains and their respective salaries which they earn from their boards.
1. Virat Kohli – Rs 58.3 lakh per month
The current skipper of the Indian team Virat Kohli took over the captaincy of the team in January 2017 and is one of the best cricketers in the world.
In the recently introduced contract system for Indian players, Kohli is placed in the highest category named A+ and draws an annual salary of Rs 7 crores per annum (Rs 58.3 lakh per month)
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