Test Match Money Makers: India’s Highest Earners in This Year 2023?
Test cricket is widely regarded as the greatest and most prestigious version of the game. Since the World Test Championship was introduced in 2019, Indian supporters have developed a unique fondness for the format, as India has reached back-to-back WTC finals. Despite failing to win the coveted trophy in two attempts, numerous Indian cricketers have made a fortune by playing the game’s longest format in 2023.
Notably, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Ravindra Jadeja are among the team’s top earners in the longest format. In 2023, Kohli, Rohit, and Jadeja have earned more than one crore playing in Tests. Furthermore, the trio is classified as A+ by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and receives INR 7 crore each year.
Rohit Sharma’s Test career has been resurrected after he began opening in the longest format in 2019. The Indian captain has provided the team some memorable starts both at home and abroad. Ravindra Jadeja, on the other hand, has cemented his spot in the
In 2022, the southpaw produced a spectacular century in England, establishing himself as a reliable lower-order batter. He is ranked first in the ICC Test all-rounder rankings as a result of his outstanding performances.
With their earnings increasing year after year, these cricketers may be seen sporting some pricey accessories both on and off the field. Kohli was recently photographed in the West Indies using Beats Powerbeats Pro TWS earbuds, which cost around $249.95 (around 20,000) in Apple’s official US store.
Jasprit Bumrah to make his comeback in August
Meanwhile, the other cricketer who falls under the A+ category is speedster Jasprit Bumrah who has unfortunately missed out on all the cricketing action since September 2022 due to a back stress fracture. The 29-year-old has recently completed his rehabilitation and will be seen making a return to the team in the upcoming three-match T20I series starting from Friday, August 18.