Top 10 Highest Paid All Rounders in Cricket 2016

Cricket is one of the most famous and popular games all over the globe. Cricket is known worldwide sport and it’s a national game of some countries as well. For professional cricket players cricket is not only a source of acquiring fame, entertainment and popularity, but it is also a big plate form to earn money. Since 1980 cricket has started to become more and more popular and more than a billion people all over the globe watch cricket matches and different cricket tournaments.

Today cricket demand some of the top players there are many names in the All rounders.The reason that mostly cricket league teams chose all rounders for their Batting and Bowling both experiences. Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle always the highest paid all round in each league even its IPL , Bangladesh Premier League,Sri Lanka premier league or Caribbean Cricket league. Now a days Shahid Afridi is playing for KFC team.

 Top 10 Highest Paid All Rounders in Cricket 2016

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Chris Gayle :-

Chris Gayle

  • Earning :- $20 Million

Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He captained the West Indies’ Test side from 2007 to 2010. He plays domestic cricket for Jamaica, and also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League and the Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League. He has also represented Worcestershire, the Western Warriors, Barisal Burners and the Kolkata Knight Riders in his career. He was also selected for team Uva Next for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: September 21, 1979 (age 34), Kingston, Jamaica
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Full name: Christopher Henry Gayle
  • Nationality: Jamaican
  • Weight: 98 kg
  • Current teams: Barisal Burners (#333), more

Shahid Afridi :-

Shahid Afridi

  • Earning :- $10 Million

Shahid Afridi ( born on 1 March 1980)is a Pakistani cricketer. Between 1996 and 2012, Afridi played 27 Tests, 350 One Day Internationals, and 59 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for the Pakistani national team. He made his ODI debut on 2 October 1996 against Kenya and his Test debut on 22 October 1998 against Australia.He is known for his aggressive batting style,and previously held the record for the fastest ODI century 37 deliveries,(Now broken by Corey Anderson who took one delivery less i.e.36 deliveries) which he made in his first international innings, as well as scoring 32 runs in a single over, the third highest scoring over ever in an ODI. He also holds the distinction of having hit the most number of sixes in the history of ODI cricket.Afridi considers himself a better bowler than batsman, and has taken 48 Test wickets and over 350 in ODIs.

  • Cricket Leagues :- KFC Big Bash , CPL
  • Born: March 1, 1980 (age 34), Khyber Agency
  • Height: 1.82 m
  • Spouse: Nadia Afridi
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Children: Aqsa Afridi, Asmara Afridi, Ansha Afridi, Ajwa Afridi
  • Current teams: Melbourne Renegades, Dhaka Gladiators (#10)

Glen Maxwell :-

Glen Maxwell

  • Earning :- $8 Million

Glenn James Maxwell (born 14 October 1988) is an Australian cricketer, who plays for Victoria in Sheffield Shield, limited overs and Twenty20 matches. He also plays for the Fitzroy Doncaster club in Melbourne. He is an all-rounder, bowling right-arm off spin and batting with an average of over 30 for Victoria in interstate one day cricket.In 2011, he set the record for the fastest ever half-century in Australian interstate one day cricket, reaching 50 runs off 19 balls.He has also played for Australia in the Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes. He represented Etihad Stadium-based Melbourne Renegades in the inaugural Big Bash League (2011–12 season). In May 2012, Hampshire announced to sign him for their campaign in Friends Life T20 2012 season.In February 2013, Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians bought him for 1 million US dollarsand in March he made his Test debut against India in the second Test at Hyderabad. He is the 2nd cousin to Collingwood player Nick Maxwell.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: October 14, 1988 (age 25), Kew Vic, Melbourne, Australia
  • Height: 1.80 m
  • Career start: January 2, 2010
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Current teams: Melbourne Stars, Kings XI Punjab (All-rounder), Victoria cricket team (#32)

Virat Kohli :-

Virat Kohli

  • Earning :- $6.5 Million

 Virat Kohli (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer. A middle-order batsman, who can also bowl right arm medium pace,Kohli captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia, and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League.He also represents Delhi in first-class cricket and played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. In One Day International (ODI) cricket, Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman,and became the fastest to 17 hundreds in ODI by any batsman.He is the fourth batsman in ODIs after Sourav Ganguly (1997-2000), Sachin Tendulkar (1996-98) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007–09) to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years.He also holds the record for most centuries in chases, with 11 centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman to make five successive scores of 50 or more in ODIs on two separate occasions.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: November 5, 1988 (age 25), Delhi, India
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Parents: Saroj Kohli, Prem Kohli
  • Siblings: Bhavna Kholi, Vikash Kholi
  • Current teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore (#18 / Batsman), India national cricket team (#18), Delhi cricket team
  • Awards: Arjuna Award for Cricket, ODI Player of the Year, People’s Choice Awards India for Favorite Sportsperson

Dwywane Bravo :-

Dwywane Bravo

  • Earning :- $5 Million

 Dwayne James John Bravo (born 7 October 1983) is a West Indian cricketer. A genuine all-rounder, Bravo is an aggressive right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.He was a key member of the West Indies team that won the 2012 ICC World Twenty20.Bravo played for the Mumbai Indians, and was later signed by the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. Bravo is Chennai Super Kings’s leading wicket taker. Bravo also plays for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, and the Chittagong Kings in the Bangladesh Premier League.He was named as a franchise player at the launch of the Caribbean Premier League for the 2013 tournament.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: October 7, 1983 (age 30), Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Career start: 2001
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Siblings: Darren Bravo
  • Current teams: Sydney Sixers (#47), Chittagong Kings, more

Sunil Narine :-

Sunil Narine

  • Earning :- $6 Million

Sunil Philip Narine (born 26 May 1988) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies. Primarily an off-spin bowler, he is also a left-handed batsman. Domestically, Narine has played for Trinidad and Tobago since 2009 and made his One Day International debut in December 2011, and Test debut in June 2012. Narine’s participated in the 2012 Indian Premier League where he represented Kolkata Knight Riders and was named Player of the Tournament in his first season with 24 wickets at a miserly 5.47 runs per over. He also became the first player in IPL 2013 to take a hat-trick on 16 April 2013 playing for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab at the PCA Stadium in MohaliSunil made his debut in first-class cricket for Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009 during the Regional Four Day Competition, bowling thirteen overs without taking a wicket. He did not play another first-class match until nearly a year later,and after going wicketless in the first innings claimed a single scalp in the second, that of tail-ender Lionel Baker.

  • Cricket Leagues :- KFC , IPL , CPL
  • Born: May 26, 1988 (age 25), Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nationality: Trinidadian
  • Career start: February 13, 2009
  • Parents: Shadeed Narine
  • Batting style: Left-handed
  • Current teams: Kolkata Knight Riders (#74 / Bowler), more

Daniel Vettori :-

Daniel Vettori

  • Earning :- $4.5 Million

Daniel Luca Vettori, ONZM (born 27 January 1979) is a cricketer for the New Zealand cricket team. He is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3,000 runs. He is the youngest player to have represented New Zealand in Test cricket, having made his debut in 1996–97 at the age of 18, and New Zealand’s most-capped test cricketer with 112 caps. Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin; he is known for his accuracy, flight and guile rather than prodigious turn. He has a Test batting average of around 30 making him one of the more consistent and better batsmen in the New Zealand cricket team. In the fourth season of Indian Premier League, he was contracted by Royal Challengers Bangalore for US$550,000. He is currently the head coach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Vettori captained New Zealand between 2007 and 2011.He was born in Auckland and brought up in Hamilton, attending Marian School and later St. Paul’s Collegiate School. When available, he plays provincial cricket for Northern Districts and is also an international member of Indian Premier League team the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Vettori also represents the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: January 27, 1979 (age 35), Auckland, New Zealand
  • Height: 1.91 m
  • Weight: 84 kg
  • Spouse: Mary O’Connel
  • Children: James
  • Current teams: Northern Districts cricket team, Brisbane Heat (#16), New Zealand national cricket team (#11)

Yuviraj Singh :-

Yuviraj Singh

  • Earning :- $7 Million

Yuvraj Singh (born 11 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle-order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh. Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since 2000 and played his first Test match in 2003. He was the vice-captain of the ODI team from late-2007 to late-2008. He was the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, and one of the top performers at the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, both of which India won. In a match against England at the 2007 World Twenty20, he famously hit six sixes in one over bowled by Stuart Broad — a feat performed only three times previously in any form of senior cricket, and never in an international match between two Test cricket teams.

  • Cricket Leagues :- IPL
  • Born: December 12, 1981 (age 32), Chandigarh, India
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Parents: Shabnam Singh, Yograj Singh
  • Movies: Captain India, Jumbo
  • Siblings: Zoravar Singh
  • Awards: Arjuna Award for Cricket

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