The Indian women’s team has been performing really well for quite some time. The players have earned a good name for themselves. They even ended as the runners up in the recently concluded World T20.
Here’s a list of the top five players with most annual incomes.
Jhulan Goswami is probably one of the biggest names in women’s cricket all around the globe. In 182 ODIs that she has played for India, Jhulan has scalped 225 wickets. She has also played Test cricket and T20Is for India.
The right-arm fast bowler was awarded the Grade B contract by the BCCI for the 2019-20 season. according to the contract she earns 30 lakh per annum.
The Indian leg-spinner Poonam Yadav hails from Uttar Pradesh. She bagged a total of 10 wickets in the World T20 for India and was one of the main reasons for the team’s superb run in the tournament.
The leggie is a Grade A contracted player and earns 50 lakhs per annum.
India’s opener Smriti Mandhana is one of the most sought after batters in women’s cricket. Her ability to strike the ball hard makes her a special player in the side.
Mandhana is also a Grade A centrally contracted player which means she earns 50 lakhs per annum. Apart from the BCCI’s contract, she has a tie-up with energy drink Red Bull and her bat is sponsored by Hero MotoCorp.
India’s T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur is a vital cog in the batting line up of the side. Kaur has been a part of the Indian team for quite some time and is a Grade A centrally contracted player. She earns 50 lakhs per annum.
Apart from this, she is the face of retail brand Natural-B fruit juice of ITC and her bat is sponsored by CEAT.
Mithali Raj is the most successful batter in the world and has scored over 7000 runs in the ODIs. She is a Grade B centrally contracted player and earns 30 lakhs annually. She also endorses brands like Allen Solley, American Tourister, NextGen Fitness Studio and Royal Challenge.