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.
This game is quite popular especially in the countryside of England where a lot of people playing the game in the green meadows during the early mornings or the late evenings is a common site to view. But, it is the international game of Cricket played by the extraordinary players of England that makes this game more skillful than classic and these players have a lot of importance in the English society. Some of the richest people, at least people other than the businessmen, in England are these rich cricketers.
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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 has played quite a lot of ODI and T20 matches. 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 athletism on the field.
9. 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. He also doubles up as a wicketkeeper for the team, which makes him a quite desirable player for the 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.
8. 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. He is right handed batsman was clipped field of and has a very famous right arm off break bowling style. 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.
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 is known to have represented the team of England in all formats of cricket including the T20’s. 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 and proves very handy to the team.
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 spite of facing a lot of criticism, this tall British cricketer still didn’t leave the game and is now one of the most successful bowlers of the world. 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. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Cricketers of England 2017.
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. His ability to swing the ball either ways has made him one of the best test bowlers of the present generation.
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. 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, and he also makes quite a lot of money with some advertisements. He has been a very consistent performer and has been leading the English Test Team very successfully since a long time. He has been very successful and has piled up runs in and around the world while it is not easy for all of the batsmen.
2. 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 is right handed batsman and also does right arm medium pace bowling. 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.
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. He is currently playing for the Surrey County, and is known to have net worth of about 7.5 million dollars. Basically a South African, this cricketer had to face a lot of controversies along his career. 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.