Top 10 most popular and richest umpires in cricket history

The richest sports, the richest players, the richest clubs, the richest athletes…we all have a pretty much vivid idea of all others. But we forget that umpires are to cricket are like pencils are to drawing. It is just not possible to get on with it without an umpire. A cricket match is incomplete without an umpire. Here is to the richest of the umpires the cricket history has ever seen. Take a look! Maybe you will prefer being one too after seeing how much they actually make.

Please note that this is a list not only in order of their monthly makings. But also their popularity. So the order might be a little arbitrary. Read on!

Top 10 most popular and richest umpires in cricket history

10 . Aleem Dar

most popular and richest umpires in cricket history

At number 10 in this list of most popular and richest umpires in cricket history is Aleem Dar from Pakistan. It may come as a shocker but his annual salary is around $45,000. This is just an average figure. His test fee is around $3,000. Apart from that the ODI fee is $2,200. It doesn’t end here though…the T-20 fee is around $1,000. He started his Umpiring career at 2002 and has umpired three world cup finals.

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9 . Billy Bowden

most popular and richest umpires in cricket history

Billy Bowden from New Zealand grabs the number ninth position in this list of most popular and richest umpires in cricket history. With Test fee around $3,000, ODI fee somewhere near $2,200 and T-20 Fee nearly $1,000, his Yearly Salary  stands to be the grand total of $45,000. Not only  rich but he is also known as the most stylist umpire in the cricket history. Billy Bowden has done umpiring in around 195 ODI matches, 84 test matches and 21 T20 matches. Pretty impressive resume. Isnt it?

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8 . Bruce Oxenford

most popular and richest umpires in cricket history

This Australian umpire is the number eighth in this list of most popular and richest umpires in cricket history. Bruce oxford’s Yearly Salary is nearly $35,000. In addition to this his Test Fee is almost $3,000 and ODI Fee is nearly $2,200. Apart from that, his T-20 fee is $1,000. This umpire started his umpiring career at 2001 at First Class cricket and his first off all match in ODI at 2008 and first test for this Englishman at 2010.

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