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South Africa Cricket Players Salary 2021-22, Central Contract, Rules, Highest Paid Cricketers

South Africa Cricket Players Salary

South Africa national cricket team is a full member of the ICC. It plays in all three formats, T20I, ODI’s, and tests. The team is nicknamed Proteas which is derived from the nation’s flower. Check South Africa Cricket Players Salary 2021-22, Central Contract, Rules, Highest Paid Cricketers.

South Africa is of the strongest teams with a heavy record and team squad. CS, Cricket South Africa Board has recently announced a new contract regarding the player’s earnings.

CSA board declared that a total of 16 South African Cricket players feature in the Central Contract List of 2021-22.  The major source of income for the Proteas cricket players is CSA central contract apart from their T20 competition revenue. So check out the South Africa Cricket Players Salary, Rules, Central Contract 2021-22, Highest Paid Cricketers.

South Africa Cricket Players Salary 2021-22

South Africa Cricket Players Salary 2021-22

The Proteas have been given a new contract to sign, where only 16 teammates have been offered the New Central Contract. The list below includes the players who will earn according to the formats each one will be playing. So check it out now.

PlayerRetainer FeeFormat
Temba Bavuma (ODI, T20 Captain)$100,000Test, ODI, T20
Dean Elgar (Test Captain)$100,000Test, T20, ODI
Quinton de Kock$350,000Test, T20, ODI
Reeza Hendricks$100,000T20, ODI
Aiden Markram$100,000Test, ODI, T20
David Miller$250,000Test, T20
Lungi Ngidi$100,000Test
Kagiso Rabada$250,000Test, ODI, T20
Keshav Maharaj$100,000Test, ODI
Van der Dussen$100,000ODI, T20
Anrich Nortje$75,000ODI, T20
Andile Phehlukwayo$75,000ODI
Beuran Hendricks$75,000ODI, T20
Heinrich Klaasen$100,000Test, ODI, T20
Tabraiz Shamsi$75,000Test
Dwaine Pretorius$75,000ODI, T20

South Africa Cricket Players Salary Rules 2021-22

There are 3 salaries or fee structures for the players. Check out the points below to know about the fee structure.

  • The Cricketer who will feature in the Test team will get a match fee of $4,500 per Match And ODI Match fee is $1,200. 
  • The players feature in the Shortest format of Cricket will earn a match fee of $800.
  • South African Cricketers will get a match fee along with their Central Contract Retainer Fee.

South Africa Cricket Highest Paid Cricketers 2021-22

Faf du Plessis, Quinton De Kock, David Miller, and Kagiso Rabada are the Highest paid cricket in South Africa. While these players earn money through many franchise cricket leagues, Brand Promotions, Advertisements, and Central contracts. Quinton de Kock earns a sum of $350,000 since he plays in all the forms. David Miller earns a sum of $200,000 although he plays his form in Test and T20.

South Africa Cricket Players News 2021-22

Faf du Plessis has retired from the Test series. However, he will b featured in the T20s and One-day Internationals. Therefore, Faf du Plessis was excluded from the Central Contract of South Africa 2021-22. Tabriz Shamsi recently ranked the number One T20I Bowler in ICC Rankings. South African team has two major tournaments in this calendar year- T20 world cup 2021 in India and 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia.

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