Cricket stands 2nd in the list of the most-watched sports games in the whole world. That alone leaves no doubts that there are some Richest Cricket Boards in the World.
Every cricket depends upon Cricket Board, which established rules and regulations for cricket teams.
There are lots of cricket lovers in the world, but in Asian Countries, cricket has separate magnetism. Cricket Boards in the whole world from different cricket leagues to rank in a gigantic amount of money, like the Indian Premier League (IPL) by BCCI and Pakistan Super League (PSL) by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Here, we elaborate in detail Top 10 richest cricket boards in the world in 2021 one by one based on their revenue earnings.
Top 10 Richest Cricket Boards in the World
Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI)
Without any doubt, the Board of Control for Cricket India is the cash-rich cricket board in the world, with revenue of $512 Million and a net worth of $295 Million. BCCI was formed in 1928 and its headquarter is in Mumbai.
BCCI swap the shape of cricket by launching the Indian Premier League (IPL) and is considered the primary source of revenue for India. BCCI has the most potential sponsors like MPL Sports, Paytm, Dream 11, Hyundai, Ambuja Cements, and Star Sports.
Team India plays the World Test Championship final against New Zealand on June 18, 2021, at Southampton.
Cricket Australia (CA)
Cricket Australia, previously known as the Australian Cricket Board, stands on 2nd number with $390 Million revenue and $24 Million net worth. Cricket Australia was established in 1905, it is the oldest cricket board in the world.
Its headquarter is in Melbourne. Numerous companies like Vodafone, Dettol, Commonwealth Bank, Woolworths, HCL, Toyota, KFC, Cadbury, Fox Sports sponsor Cricket Australia and CA generating the highest revenue by conducting Big Bash League.
Kangaroos played against Blackcaps recently 5 matches T20 series.
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
England and Wales Cricket Board at 3rd rank with an extensive amount of revenue of $293.39 Million and a Net worth of $59 Million.
ECB has magnificent broadcasting rights and amazing sponsors like Vitality, Royal London, Lifebouy, and New Balance that make ECB the wealthiest cricket board in the world.
It was developed in 1993 and its headquarter is in Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Pakistan Cricket Board stands at 4th rank with a revenue of $ 111.45 Million and a net worth of $55 Million.
It was formed in 1949 and its headquarter is in Lahore.
Many companies like Pepsi, Brighto Paint, Gatorade, United Bank Limited, Easypaisa, and PTCL sponsors PCB to earn the highest amount of revenue by conducting Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)
Bangladesh Cricket Board was formed in 1977 and become a full member of the ICC in 2000.
Its headquarter is in Shehr-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. Bangladesh board acquired 5th position with earning revenue of $110 Million and a net worth of $51 million.
Cricket South Africa
Cricket South Africa stands at 6th on our list with revenue of $66.69 Million and a net worth of $79 Million.
It was established in 1991 and its headquarter is in Johannesburg. South Africa has always been a prominent team but unfortunately, it doesn’t win the World Cup Trophy.
New Zeland Cricket (NZC)
New Zealand ranking at 7th position in our list with the wealthiest revenue of $28.86 Million and a net worth of $9 Million.
Its headquarter is in Christchurch, New Zealand Cricket, initially known as the New Zealand Cricket Council which manages the Zealand Cricket teams, Test Tours, and ODI’s with other nations.
The NZ sponsors are Ford, Accor, Air New Zealand, Gillette, GJ Gardner Homes, Hertz New Zealand, KFC, and Powerade.
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)
Richest Cricket Board is occupied at 8th position, formerly known as West Indies Cricket Board with revenue of $15.53 Million and a net worth of $15 Million.
West Indies Cricket Board is the oldest cricket board formed in 1920. West Indies Cricket depends on broadcasting rights and its sponsors are Sandals Resorts International, Jetblue, Betway, and Castore.
Zimbabwe Cricket Board (ZCB)
Zimbabwe Cricket Board is standing at 9th rank in our list with revenue of $15.53 Million and a net worth of $38 Million and it was formed in 1992.
The chairman of the Zimbabwe Cricket Board is Tavenga Mukhulani, and CEO is Wilfred Mukondiva. ZCB is sponsored by international companies like Coca-Cola, Castle Lager, uMax, ZimGold, and Vega Sportswear.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)
It was formed in 1975, stands at 10th position with revenue of $13.7 Million and net worth of $20 Million.
SLC is responsible for all cricket activities, consisting Men and Women’s cricket, U-19 sides, Test Tours, and one-day International with other countries. SLC’s president is Shammi Saliva.
SLC is playing the ODI series against Bangladesh started on 21 May 2021.