Top 10 Highest Paid Umpires In Cricket; We often dig out the net worth of the players and their wages in the game of cricket. Amidst all the eyes on those centrally contracted and franchise players, we always forget about the other human beings on the field.
Yeah, the umpiring team. They too work hard under the sun and also put under the pump for quite a few issues. Meanwhile, we figured out the yearly income of top 10 umpires in the game of cricket. You would be tempted to leave your current job and get the umpire role once you look at the numbers. Check it out…
Top 10 Highest Paid Umpires In Cricket:
10. Richard Kettleborough:
Richard Kettleborough was a left-hand top-order batsman and occasional seamer, who played for Yorkshire. However, after leaving the game, he was added to the ECB list of umpires. He made his international umpiring debut in the Twenty20 between England and Australia at Old Trafford in 2009 and was in the panel of 18 umpires for the World Cup in India in 2011.
Later the same year, he was promoted to the ICC’s Elite Panel and, 38 at the time, was the youngest man in the group. In 2013, just two years after getting into the Elite Panel, Kettleborough won the ICC’s Umpire of the Year award.
His earnings are $35,000 Per year. He gets $3000 from Test format of the game, $1000 for a T20I Game and $2200 for ODI match.