Top 10 richest cricketers in Australia in 2017, Highest Paid Australian Cricketers list.
Cricket has become as one of the most favorite sports in recent days. Though there are only few countries which are playing international cricket, still this sport has gained immense prestige. Players from all these cricket playing countries are earning a good income. Among all these countries, Austria is such a country which has gifted lots of world class cricketers. Most of these cricketers have been ranked at the top as richest cricketers.
List of Top 10 richest cricketers in Australia in 2017
Here we can take a look at the list of Top 10 richest cricketers in Australia in 2017, who have become extremely famous as cricketer.
1. Shane Watson: Among the most talented all-rounder in Australian Cricket, we can take the name of Shane Watson at the top. He is also considered as the richest cricketer in Australia. He is the right handed batsman and right handed fast medium bowler. In IPL he plays for Rajasthan Royals. Due to his excellent talent he has earned $ 4.5 million in 2014.
2. Mitchell Johnson: He is one of the most favorite left handed batsman and left handed fast arm bowler. In the year 2014 he was honored as the Test Player of The Year. He has taken 5 wickets in innings for 12 times in test cricket and 3 times in ODI. His earning during the 2014 was $ 4.1 million
3. Michael Clarke: This great player is the captain of Australian Cricket Team. He did his test debut in the year 2004 against India and he debut match was against England in ODI. Under his captaincy, Aussies won another World Cup in 2015. He has scored 8 hundreds in ODI and 28 hundreds in Test. Last year he earned $ 4 million.
4. David Warner: He is one of the aggressive batsmen from Australia. He is the opener of the Australian National Cricket Team. He is a great player in all formats but he is specialist in T20. In just 52 T20 matches he has scored 1444 runs which is really awesome. Due to his excellent batting talent he has earned $3.8 million last year.
5. Steve Smith: He is again one of the most talented all-rounders from Australia. He is right handed batsman and right handed leg break bowler. He is considered to be the future skipper of Australia. He possesses a nice batting average of 40.76. He possesses a great record in T20 tournaments. He earned $3.1 million last year.
6. James Faulkner: Another young and most talented cricketer from Australia is James Faulkner. Just at the age of 25 his earning is $2.8 million in 2014. He has gained a huge fame as match winner. He played his debut matches in IPL. He has a batting average of 48.12 which is really noticeable.
7. Brad Haddin: Brad Haddin is one of the most consistent players in the Australian Cricket Team. He is the Vice Captain and he is playing his role as wicket keeper excellently after Gilchrist. In the lower order, he is an attacking batsman and has already scored nearly 3000 runs in ODI matches. His present earning is $ 2.5 million.
8. Glenn Maxwell: In recent international cricket, Glenn Maxwell is the most difficult batsman to bowl. He is in attacking as well as he is excellent in defense too. He is one of the best T20 players in recent days. In the 2014 IPL he played for KXIP and has bagged $ 2.4 million. He has an average run rate of 35.05 in ODI.
9. Mitchell Starc: He is the famous pace bowler from Australia. He possesses all good qualities of becoming a great pace bowler. He has a height of 6.5 inches. He is a terror to opponent team’s batsmen. His debut match was against New Zealand in the year 2011. In IPL he is playing for RCB. He has earned $2.2 million last year.
10. George Bailey: This talented cricketer from Australia led Australia in ODI matches in absence of regular skipper Michael Clarke. He has earned nearly $ 1.8m during the year 2014. He debuted himself in the T20 cricket as skipper of the team George Bailey. He has also played IPL for the team KXIP.
Australia is one such country which is a home to some of the leading cricketers of the world. Excellent cricket playing skill of these above cricketers helped them in making a special place in cricket world.