2. Joe Root and Eoin Morgan – Rs 67.8 lakh per month
England have different captains for the different formats as Eoin Morgan captains the T20I and ODI side while Joe Root captains in the longest format of the game.
Both these captains draw a salary of Rs 8.13 crore per annum (900,000 GBP) which amounts to Rs 67.8 lakh per month. Former England captain Alastair Cook is the highest paid cricketer according to annual contracts as he gets Rs 13 crore per annum.
3. Faf du Plessis – Rs 25.1 lakh per month
South Africa has always produced star players in their ranks and their captain Faf du Plessis is among them. He will face a huge challenge in the 2019 World Cup as the team will be without their star man AB de Villiers.
Faf gets a decent salary of 440,000 USD (Rs 3.01 crore per annum) for the board which amounts to Rs 25.1 lakh per annum.