Despite being renowned as the chokers, Proteas are one of the best & strongest cricket team in the world. It’s conducted by Cricket South Africa (CSA). Cricket is very much popular game in this country. They are the first team to stand in top position of the ranking in all three format of cricket. South African cricket team has produced so many legends & exciting young cricketers over the last few years. South African Test & ODI captain AB De Villiers is considered one of the best batsman in the world right now.
Latest contract: CSA has announced the central contract list for national team cricketers for 2016. There were 3 categories in that list.
2 year central contract was handed to AB De Villiers, Faf Du Plessis, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn & Morne Morkel.
Quinton De Kock, Imran Tahir, Kyle Abbott, Dean Elgar, David Miller, Ryan Mclaren. Wayne Parnell, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Aaron Phangiso & Lonwabo Tsotsobe were included in the 1 year central contract list.
There were also some new faces & irregular cricketers of the squad, who has been handed the High Performance contract for their notable performances in the domestic tournaments & early years in the national team. The players like Temba Bavuma, Farhaan Behardien, Simon Harmer, Reeza Hendricks, Eddie Leie, Mangaliso Mosehle, Rilee Rossouw, Dane Piedt, Mthokozisi Shezi, Stiaan Van Zyl, Khaya Zondo & Beuran Hendricks were selected in this category. Players of this category are young guns & most of them have bright futures ahead of them.
Monthly Salary : CSA has announced the monthly salaries of the national team cricketers. The most valuable player of the country AB De Villiers earns around 140,000 ZAR (South African Rands) per month which are equal to 10,000 US Dollars.
Renowned South African Cricketers Salary 2016 & 2017
||Monthly Salary||Yearly Salary|
|AB DE Villiers||140,000 ZAR (USD $10,000)||1,680,000 ZAR (USD $120,000)|
|Faf Du Plessis||110,000 ZAR (USD $7,850)||1,320,000 ZAR (USD $94,200)|
|Hashim Amla||130,000 ZAR (USD $9250)||1,560,000 ZAR (USD $111,000)|
|Dale Steyn||125,000 ZAR (USD $9000)||1,500,000 ZAR (USD $108,000)|
|Morne Morkel||90,000 ZAR (USD $6500)||1,080,000ZAR (USD $7,800)|
|JP Duminy||130,000 ZAR (USD $9,250)||1,560,000 ZAR (USD $111,000)|
|Imran Tahir||130,000 ZAR (USD $9,250)||1,560,000 ZAR (USD $111,000)|
|Wayne Parnell||110,000 ZAR (USD $7,850)||1,320,000 ZAR (USD $94,200)|
IPL Contracts : Proteas are the best choice as foreign cricketer in IPL. Almost all the superstar cricketers of South Africa plays in Indian Premier League T20. They earn some healthy amount of money from their respective contracts.
Income from IPL:
|AB De Villiers||INR 9.5 Crore (USD $1.43 Million)|
|Chris Morris||INR 7 Crore (USD $1.05 Million)|
|Faf Du Plessis||INR 5 Crore (USD $7.5 Lacs)|
|David Miller||INR 4.75 Crore (USD $7.1 Lacs)|
|Quinton De Kock||INR 3.5 Crore (USD $5.3 Lacs)|
|JP Duminy||INR 2.2 Crore (USD $3.3 Lacs)|
|Dale Steyn||INR 2.3 Crore (USD $3.5 Lacs)|
|Hashim Amla||INR 1 Crore (USD $1.5 Lacs)|
|Kyle Abbott||INR 2.1 Crore (USD $3.2 Lacs)|
|Imran Tahir||INR 1 Crore (USD $1.5 Lacs)|
|Wayne Parnell||INR 1 Crore (USD $1.5 Lacs)|
|Morne Morkel||INR 2.8 Crore (USD $4.2 Lacs)|
CSA pays 20% of it’s total income as the national team cricketers salary. Reports mention that, top South African cricketers average earning is 130,000 USD per year.