England Cricket Players Salary 2023-21: Wages & Highest-Paid Cricketers
Maiden World Cup Champions England is enjoying the peak of their cricketing years. They have proved to the world that they deserve to be called Champions. England in recent years has produced brilliant players such as Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Joe Root, and others. England cricket players salary is based on the central contract by ECB.
England was the founding member of the game and was formed in 1877. They are ranked 4th in Tests,2nd in T20, and 1st in ODI. England Cricket Board (ECB ) is the governing body of England and Wales Cricket since 1997.
ECB each year in September releases a list of contract which includes 3 types of contract for players.
- Central Test Contract – The contract is awarded to the players who regularly feature in test matches
- White Ball Contract – The contract is awarded to the players who regularly feature in one-day matches
- Increment Contract – The contract is awarded to those players who the ECB feels are the rising stars and have the potential to become big
England Cricket Players Salary 2023-2021
ECB award the contract on a yearly basis and review the contracts each year in September. The Board holds the availability of players who are under central contract i.e. players can’t play for the county or other leagues without ECB’s permission. However player under increment contract doesn’t come under full jurisdiction of the ECB
ECB recently released the list of contract and wages for England cricket players.
|Player||Age||Type of Contract||Salary|
|James Anderson||38||Test Central||£700,000|
|Jofra Archer||25||Test Central + White Ball||£870,000|
|Stuart Broad||34||Test Central||£700,000|
|Rory Burns||30||Test Central||£700,000|
|Jos Buttler||30||Test Central + White Ball||£870,000|
|Zak Crawley||22||Test Central||£700,000|
|Sam Curran||22||Test Central||£700,000|
|Ollie Pope||22||Test Central||£700,000|
|Joe Root||29||Test Central + White Ball||£870,000|
|Dom Sibley||25||Test Central||£700,000|
|Ben Stokes||29||Test Central + White Ball||£870,000|
|Chris Woakes||31||Test Central + White Ball||£870,000|
|Moeen Ali||33||White Ball||£170,000|
|Jonny Bairstow||31||White Ball||£170,000|
|Tom Curran||25||White Ball||£170,000|
|Eoin Morgan||34||White Ball||£170,000|
|Adil Rashid||32||White Ball||£170,000|
|Jason Roy||30||White Ball||£170,000|
|Mark Wood||30||White Ball||£170,000|
|Dom Bess||23||Increment Contract||NA|
|Chris Jordan||31||Increment Contract||NA|
|Dawid Malan||33||Increment Contract||NA|
|Jack Leach||29||Increment Contract||NA|
Highest-Paid Cricketer & Weekly Wages
Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, and Jos Buttler are the highest earners in the England cricket team, while what comes as a surprise is that Johhny Bairstow has been released from the Test central contract this year due to his poor test form.
While Zak Crawly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley have been awarded a contract for the first time in their career. Tom Curran has been promoted as he is handed a white-ball contract from an increment contract last year.