Cricket is one of the second-most watched sport in the world. It is the most-watched sport in India. Indian cricketers get paid handsomely for representing the country and they are known to lead a luxurious life.
Apart from earning in the international arena, they also get tonnes of bonuses from the cash-rich Indian Premier League. To put it in simple terms, earning money for them is as easy as a pie.
Cricketers also love to lead the team by the epitome of class. We just can’t judge their character based on their attitude on the field. They play with passion, pride, grit and determination to win games and in the process, some display sheer aggressiveness.
Let’s not forget the fact that the cricket boards helped the players bring the best out of themselves by giving them opportunities, high-class facilities.
Now, in this article, let’s take a look at the top five richest cricket boards in the world.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the richest cricket body in the world. It is even richer than the ICC. BCCI has a net worth of $2.25 Billion. They have an annual Revenue of $467 million.
CA – Cricket Australia is the second richest body in the world. They have an Annual Revenue of $356 million and a net worth of $70 million.
ECB – England Cricket Board is the third richest body in the world. England’s cricket board has an annual revenue of $293 million and a Net Worth of $59 million
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is the fourth-richest cricket body in the world. They have an annual Revenue of $111.45 million and a Net Worth of $55 million
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is the fifth-richest cricket body in the world. They have an annual Revenue of $110 million and a Net Worth of $51 million.