Jofra Archer set to become $3 million men, England’s Richest Cricketer
England’s sense of rhythm is already in the headlines in the sports section of the news entities. Jofra Archer is now ready to make headlines in the Finance section as he expects an increase in his salary that will turn him into a man of $3 million becoming England’s Richest Cricketer.
The Caribbean-born pacer is already earning £800,000 (approx. $70,313,997) from his IPL contract with the Rajasthan Royals franchise. He expects to obtain a central contract from the England and Wales Cricket Board, which will be worth £1 million (approx. $87,892,497).
According to The Times, a new five-year broadcast will begin from next year that will increase test contracts from £475,000 to $650,000 and white-ball contracts from £170,000 to $250,000, meaning players like Archer and Ben Stokes, whom all play the formats will exceed 1 million.
The contract will make the 24-year-old one of England’s wealthiest cricketers. He is currently busy playing the fourth Ash Test at Old Trafford, Manchester, to trying helping England take the lead in the series with only one Test after this.