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The Top 10 Richest Cricket Boards in the World

Cricket is the second-most-watched sport in the world and will soon become the number one. The reason is that cricket is evolving every year, along with big investments from multinational companies. More than cricket, it is the cricket boards that are evolving. Every year, we get to see newly introduced cricket leagues, which attract foreign investors. So, in this article, we will look at the top 10 richest cricket boards in the world.

The Top 10 Richest Cricket Boards in the World

  1. Board of Control for Cricket in India: 18,771 crores ($2.25 billion)
  2. Cricket Australia: 659 crores ($79 million)
  3. England Cricket Board: 492 crores ($59 million)
  4. Pakistan Cricket Board: 458 crores ($55 million)
  5. Bangladesh Cricket Board: 425 crores ($51 million)
  6. South Africa Cricket: 392 crores ($47 million)
  7. Zimbabwe Cricket Board: 317 crores ($38 million)
  8. Sri Lanka Cricket: 166 crores ($20 million)
  9. West Indies Cricket Board: 125 crores ($15 million)
  10. New Zealand Cricket: 75 crores ($9 million)

One of the most shocking and interesting facts is that the New Zealand Cricket Board, which has a value of just $9 million, has one of the best teams and players in the world. Similarly, two of the most decorated cricket boards after Australia, i.e., BCCI and WICB, are complete opposites. BCCI is the richest cricket board, whereas WICB finds its place ninth on the list.

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The Top 3 Richest Cricket Boards in the World

1. Board of Control for Cricket in India: 18,771 crores ($2.25 billion)

Without a doubt, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, famously called BCCI, is the richest cricket board in the world. One of the main reasons is the IPL and the Indian Cricket Team. Every IPL season attracts millions of investors and is among the top 10 sports leagues. Not just the IPL but also the WPL and several domestic cricket tournaments.

2. Cricket Australia: 659 crores (79 million)

How can the most decorated team in cricket history fall short? Cricket Australia, famously called CA, is the second-richest cricket board in the world. They have a value of $79 million and find their place second on the list. There are three main reasons why Cricket Australia is among the top two boards.

3. England Cricket Board: 492 crores ($59 million)

The third cricket board on the list is the England Cricket Board, famously called the ECB, with a value of $59 million. Just like other top cricket boards, they also host several leagues and domestic tournaments, which attract investors.

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