Top 5 richest Indian women cricket players in 2022
Updated on: Nov 22, 2022 5:52 pm IST
3. Smriti Mandhana
The swashbuckling southpaw is also covered under the Grade A contract from the BCCI. She made news when she smashed a double century against Gujarat in a One Day match which led to her getting an India call up. Smriti Mandhana had a strong World Cup in 2017, and she never looked back after that. A few days ago, she became the first foreign player to score 100 runs in the women’s Big Bash League. Additionally, she has several sponsorships next to her name.
Alcon, a part of Novartis, is promoted by Smriti for its ground-breaking AIR OPTIX plus Hydra-Glide contact lenses. She also endorses Red Bull, Bata, and Hero Motocorp. Her estimated net worth is $5 million, according to reports.
4. Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Goswami, an Indian fast bowler, is among the highest-paid athletes on the list. She is the first female bowler to reach 200 wickets and by far the top wicket-taker in ODI cricket worldwide.
Goswami has played for team India in 182 ODIs and 68 T20Is, and he has taken 321 wickets overall, 225 of which have come in ODIs. The fast bowler -a Padma Shri awardee- has a net worth of almost $1.5 million.
5. Poonam Yadav
Poonam Yadav ranks fifth among Indian cricketers with the highest salaries. In international cricket, this leg-break bowler has taken over 150 wickets. She holds a Grade B contract with the BCCI and has also received the Arjuna Award. Since her debut in 2013, Poonam has participated in 67 T20 matches, 46 ODIs, and 1 Test for India. She has recently signed a contract with the WBBL for upcoming seasons thanks to her outstanding World Cup performance. Poonam Yadav’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.4 million.