South Africa Cricketers Salary 2021

South Africa Cricketers SalaryCommonly known as the Proteas, The South Africa national cricket is a full member of the ICC since 1909. South Africa has asserted itself as a strong team. The Proteas are holding the 5th position in ODI and 6th position in Test and T20 both in the ICC ranking list. The Proteas has some star cricketers and pays a huge sum. Like all other teams cricketer base salary are not that huge sum but it all adds up when they play. For each appearance in any international match there’s a bonus, the bonuses depend on the matches. Thats just individual match bonuses they also get prizes for their performance on the field.

South Africa already has two ICC T20 World Cups scheduled, one in 2021 in India and the other one is in Australia on 2022. Also has a tour to Ireland on July this year. Players who are not contracted during the 2021/22 season can upgrade their contract because the upgrade system will again be in placed.

Lets make it simple, A player will receive

  • Base salary: A base salary is given to every player which is fixed as the type of contract they hold.
  • Match Fee: Each player will receive a bonus for each appearance in individual matches.
  • Earnings From Foreign Leagues: Players participate in many Foreign leagues and an amount is paid for taking part in the leagues as a contract fee.
  • Individual Performance Bonuses: Performance-related bonuses are also rewarded.

List of CSA contracted players of 2020-21:

Player Retainer Fee Format
Faf du Plessis (C) $450,000 Test, ODI, T20
Temba Bavuma $100,000 Test, ODI, T20
Dean Elgar $100,000 T20, ODI
Quinton de Kock (C) $350,000 Test, T20, ODI
Reeza Hendricks $100,000 T20, ODI
Aiden Markram $100,000 Test, ODI, T20
Theunis de Bruyn $100,000 Test, ODI, T20
David Miller $250,000 Test, T20
Vernon Philander $250,000 Test
Lungi Ngidi $100,000 Test
Kagiso Rabada $250,000 Test, ODI, T20
Keshav Maharaj $100,000 Test, ODI
van der Dussen $75,000 ODI, T20
Zubayr Hamza $75,000 Test
Christiaan Jonker $75,000 ODI, T20
Khaya Zondo $75,000 ODI
Farhaan Behardien $100,000 T20
Dane Paterson $75,000 ODI, T20
Beuran Hendricks $75,000 ODI, T20
Heinrich Klaasen $75,000 Test, ODI, T20
Junior Dala $75,000 ODI, T20
George Linde $75,000 Test
Dwaine Pretorius $75,000 ODI, T20

List of CSA Contract players of 2021-22:

Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dwaine Pretorius, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi Andile Phehlukwayo, , Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (white ball captain), Dean Elgar (red ball captain), Rassie van der Dussen.

Bonuses for Individual Matches:

Match Bonuses
Test $4,500
ODI 
$1,200
T20 $800

South African players receives $4,500 for each test match appearance, $1,200 for ODI and $800 for T20.

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