Cricket is one of the most commercially successful and popular sports in the world. Have you ever imagined how much does a cricketer earn in a year? Well, that’s a good amount and other than their regular cricket fee which is paid by the BCCI, cricketers earn for endorsing various brands in different ways. They also earn a whopping sum of money by just allowing brands to place their stickers on their bats. Let us take a look at the bat values of cricketers today.
Virat has a deal worth Rs 100 crore with MRF! Being one of the most influential persons of 2017, Virat’s brand value is at the top.
One of the most popular batsmen in the Indian cricket team, Shikhar gets Rs 3 crore per year for displaying MRF on his bat.
Dhoni’s name always comes up as one of the most successful captains in the Indian team. He displays the logo of Spartan on his bat and is paid Rs 6 crores per year for that.
Sharma had signed a deal of Rs 3 crore per year with Ceat Tyres in 2015. With his mind-blowing performances in International cricket recently, his contract is definitely set for a big upgrade.
This middle-order batsman is paid almost Rs 2.5–3 crore per year for the Ceat logo on his bat.
Yuvraj receives a hefty amount of Rs 4 crore per year, for endorsing Puma on his bat.
Gayle gets over Rs 3 crores per year from Spartan.
Ab De Villiers
This South African cricket king, gets around Rs 3.5–4 crores per year for the MRF logo on his bat.