The modern day cricket is fast, players having good batting average can not survive in the team for long time. T20 short format cricket, changed everything and also increase the players values worldwide and among brands. Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi among top players if they play outside PSL and IPL selected in top salary category and most valuable cricketers.
Factors for Market Value |
- Yearly Performances
- Most Matches In a Year
- T20 World Cup Performances
- Consistent Performance
- Offers from T20 League (Domestics)
The market value defines, if these players will play in other leagues such as Virat Kohli offered contract in Big Bash League, Pakistan Super League, or any other how much it will worth, he will be defiantly part of highest paid players in that league.
Virat Kohli | Kohli is an Indian international cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team. He is often one of the best batsmen of this era and critics believe him to be one of the best limited-overs batsmen in History. The first time he reached the number one spot in ICC rankings in 2013 and still stands for almost 4 years which is the record by any player for the longest Number one streak in the ranking, which makes him the most valuable player in cricket history. Virat Kohli retain most valuable cricketers tag to his name.
|Yearly Earning||$25 million | endorsements deals & IPL contract|
|Market Value||$5 million | based on performances|
|Facts||Virat Kohli currently playing IPL, but if he will listed for PSL, BBL and Bangladesh Cricket League, his market value is maximum compare to other stars listed among highest paid players of the league.|
Glenn Maxwell | Glenn Maxwell pro cricket player from Australia. He is part of the both T20 and ODI squads of Australia. Maxwell well known for dramatic shot-making and improvisation in the short form of the game. He is currently most valuable player after Shane Watson, signed by the franchises on top contract deal.
|Yearly Earning||$7 million (endorsements | BBL & IPL contract)|
|Market Value||$2.5 million|
|Facts||Maxwell is one of the consistent run scorers in short-format cricket. He is hard hitter in T20 format.|
Ben Stokes | The vice captain of England cricket team part of the All three format of cricket Test, T20 and ODI. He is the most valuable player in Indian Premier League. When he was on peak of his performances, all top franchises worldwide cricket league offering him top contracts. He signed deal worth of $1.2 million with Rising Pune Supergiant.
|Yearly Earnings||$5 million (IPL contract, ECB Contract) | Endorsements|
|Market Value||$1.5 million|
|Facts||He is kind of player that can turn the match in favor of his team. Stokes recently won World Cup with England team.|
Rashid Khan | Rashid Khan is a professional cricket currently active hold contract deals with BBL, PSL and IPL franchises. He is currently most valuable player in the world of cricket. Rashid Khan, become highest paid cricket in PSL alongside Shaheen Afridi and Chris Jordan.
|Yearly Earning||$4 million (IPL contract & PSL contract) Endorsments|
|Market Value||$3 million (based on current performances)|
|Facts||One of the leading spin bowlers in modern day cricket, he improved after each series of cricket. Today he is no1 choice for cricket franchises worldwide.|
Andre Russell | Andre Russell professional cricketer and one of the finest all-rounders in cricket history. He plays in many T20 leagues including IPL, CPL, BBL, and PSL. Due to his destructive batting style, every team wants to pick him as the first priority in his team.
|Yearly Earning||$5 million (IPL, PSL, CPL contracts | endorsements)|
|Market Value||$2 million|
|Facts||Dangerous Batman for his aggressive batting style and is known for match-winning knocks in-depth overs.|
David Warner | One of the finest batsman in the modern day cricket. He is a big problem for pacers. Warner shot selection ranked him among top cricketers. IPL teams first choice player is David Warner, he hold contract with IPL teams worth of $1.5 to $1.25 million a season.
|Yearly Earnings||$7 million (IPL & ACB contract) | Endorsement deals worth of $2m|
|Market Value||$3 million (current performances T20 World Cup)|
|Facts||Warner is one of the top batsman in any team line-up who provide the strong record of 50+ average in 5-6 overs of the match. He is one of the leading run scorer in IPL.|
Shaheen Shah Afridi | Pakistan recently shift their gears of cricket from bowling to batting, get top talent players like Baber Azam and Mohammad Rizwan who can score big runs. But still, Pakistan cricket team relay on Bowlers one of them Shaheen Afridi, one of the leading wicket takers for Pakistan in 2021. Shaheen Afridi is most valuable cricketers of Pakistan currently active.
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||Bowler|
|Yearly Earnings||$1 million|
|Market Value||$4 million (on current bowling efforts in ODI & T20 world cup)|
|Facts||The attack any team need in their bowling line-up, Shaheen Afridi has got that talent dominate Indian batting line-up in first few overs taken wickets of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.|
The list for most valuable cricketers not completed yet, more players will be included once the IPL 2022 drafts, NatWest T20 league, Caribbean Cricket League players data will be reported by the media.