Australia, over the years, has produced many talented cricketers that have ruled the cricket world. Cricket Australia, which is the governing body of the Australian national cricket team, is one of the richest cricket boards in the world, and thus, the Australian cricketers are one of the highest earners. The Australian cricketers get a huge amount of salary every year from their cricket board.
Talking about the annual contract, the contract starts in March and ends in February, which has 12 months period. Test cricketer gets an annual salary of around.
Aaron Finch is the highest-paid skipper followed by the former skipper Steve Smith and David Warner. Apart from this, the skipper also gets 25% more retainer fees than any other player.
Talking about the other players, the Australian cricket board signed a contract with 19 other players (excluding the skipper). These players get paid as per their match fees and various bonuses. Apart from this, they also get other rewards for their special performances for the team.
These 20 players include Ashton Agar, Joe Burns, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine, James Pattinson, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa and Aaron Finch.
Apart from the skipper, all the other Australian cricketers get the same amount of salary in all three formats of the game.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of Australian cricketers and the salaries they get yearly in all three formats of the game. Have a look: