South Africa Cricketers Salary 2023 and their Central Contracts
Cricket South Africa (CSA), the governing body of South Africa Cricket has announced the central contracts along with South Africa cricketers salary for the 2023-22 season. According to reports, 16 men’s cricketers have been awarded their central contracts for 2023. The major source of income for the Proteas cricket players is CSA central contract apart from their T20 competition revenue.
South Africa Central Contracted Players 2023/22
The biggest news for cricket fans is that former South African skipper Faf Du Plessis has been excluded from the CSA central contract for the 2023/22 season. Du Plessis recently announced his retirement from Test cricket but was available for white-ball selection.
Du Plessis will remain eligible to play for South Africa at upcoming ICC events. Henrich Klassen takes place of du Plessis and replaces him in the list.
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List of CSA Contract Players for 2023-22 Season
- Temba Bavuma (limited-over captain)
- Quinton de Kock
- Dean Elgar (Test captain)
- Beuran Hendricks
- Reeza Hendricks
- Heinrich Klaasen
- Keshav Maharaj
- Aiden Markram
- David Miller
- Lungi Ngidi
- Anrich Nortje
- Andile Phehlukwayo
- Dwaine Pretorius
- Kagiso Rabada
- Tabraiz Shamsi
- Rassie van der Dussen
The upgrade system will continue to function this year as well, which means that the uncontracted players selected for the Proteas during the 2023/22 season can qualify for a performance-based National Contract upgrade.
South Africa Cricketers Salary 2023
Here is the list of South African cricket players central contract, retainer fee and match fee from the previous year.
|Temba Bavuma (ODI, T20 Captain)||$100,000||Test, ODI, T20|
|Dean Elgar (Test Captain)||$100,000||Test, T20, ODI|
|Quinton de Kock||$350,000||Test, T20, ODI|
|Reeza Hendricks||$100,000||T20, ODI|
|Aiden Markram||$100,000||Test, ODI, T20|
|David Miller||$250,000||Test, T20|
|Kagiso Rabada||$250,000||Test, ODI, T20|
|Keshav Maharaj||$100,000||Test, ODI|
|Van der Dussen||$100,000||ODI, T20|
|Anrich Nortje||$75,000||ODI, T20|
|Beuran Hendricks||$75,000||ODI, T20|
|Heinrich Klaasen||$100,000||Test, ODI, T20|
|Dwaine Pretorius||$75,000||ODI, T20|
Bonus Fee for South African Cricketers
South African cricket players will receive bonus match fees for making individual appearances. The fee for a test match is $4,500 for each test match appearance, $1,200 for each ODI appearance and $800 for each T20 appearance.
South African team has two major tournament in this calendar year- T20 world cup 2023 in India and 2023 T20 World Cup in Australia. The South Africa team will also travel for a full tour for the very first time to Ireland in July 2023.