New Zealand Players Salaries 2022

The New Zealand cricket team is the top-rank team in the ICC ranking list of ODI with 2,054 points and 121 ratings.  They are widely known as the Black Caps and also a popular team. In January 1998 that nickname became known by all. They have reached two World Cup finals, in 2015 and 2019.

For the skipper, there is a 45% bonus in the retainer fees. According to Crickettimes, the top-ranked player gets an annual retainer of $243,000. Kane Williamson, pacer Trent Boult, veteran Ross Taylor and bowler Tim Southee will remain in the top four we expect that.

A Player to get:

  • Match Fee: Every individual player who plays an international match for the country is provided with the match fee. The match fee is the same for all the squad members.
  • Team Performance Bonuses: Performance Rewards are also given by the NZ to the individual players depending on their performance.
  • Retainer Fee: Retain Fee is guaranteed yearly which will be paid to all cricketers in the central contract based on their contract type.
  • Individual Performance Bonuses: Performance-related bonuses are also rewarded.
  • Earnings From Foreign Leagues: Players participates in many Foreign leagues and an amount is paid for taking part on the leagues as a contract fee.

List of New Zealand Cricketers Salaries:

Player Retainer Fee Format
Kane Williamson (C) $440,000 Test, ODI, T20
Martin Guptill $350,000 Test, ODI, T20
Colin Munro $180,000 Test, ODI, T20
Henry Nicholls $85,585 Test
Jeet Raval $50,000 ODI, T20
Ross Taylor $400,000 Test, ODI, T20
Daryl Mitchell $85,585 T20, ODI
Tom Latham (VC) $205,266 Test, ODI
Tom Blundell $85,585 Test, ODI
Tim Seifert $50,000 T20
Bradley John Watling $50,000 Test
Colin de Grandhomme $350,000 Test, ODI, T20
James Neesham $350,000 Test, ODI
Mitchell Santner $85,585 Test, ODI, T20
Todd Astle $85,585 Test, T20
Josh Finnie $50,000 Test, ODI, T20
Trent Boult $400,000 Test, ODI, T20
Lachlan Ferguson $85,585 Test, ODI, T20
Matt Henry $205,266 Test, ODI
Tim Southee $350,000 Test, ODI, T20
Neil Wagner $85,585 Test

Bonuses for Individual Matches:

Match Bonuses
Test $8,495
ODI 
$3,682
T20 $2,407

Like all others they also have fixed match fees a player with test match appearance will bag $8,495 each. Thats not all For ODI appearance $3,682 and $2,407 for T20s. They bags 10% more then Pakistan players salaries. The contract will for 12 months then a new one will come.

Who is the top-paid player on the team?

A right-handed batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler Kane Stuart Williamson is currently the New Zealand national team captain and the team’s highest-paid player.

2021-22 New Zealand contract list

Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner, Kane Williamson, Will Young.

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