The job of a coach in each and every format is very tasking and requires alot of hardwork and technicalities to be successful. In cricket also, the coaches play an important role in setting the game plans and fixing the team combinations.
Along with it, they also look after the technical aspects of the players and help them get better. Besides, he also works with the mental aspect of the cricketers and helps them come out of their mental blocks and contribute to the team’s success.
While the job is very difficult, coaches also earn a hefty sum for their service to the teams. While it varies from team to team, they earn a good sum throughout their tenure as the head of the side.
We at Cricket Addictor will take a look at top-five highest-paid cricket coaches across the globe:
5. Russell Domingo (INR 1.29 Crore)
Although Russell Domingo hasn’t had played too many first-class cricket but is highly respected as a coach across the globe. He has had coached many domestic and international teams after he left cricket and pursued his career in coaching.
Domingo joined the South Africa A team before taking over as the head coach of Warriors in the domestic circuit. He also worked a Gary Kirsten’s deputy in South Africa’s national team before taking over the job as the full-time coach in 2012.
He has since led South Africa to the semi-finals of the 2014 World Twenty20 and 2015 World Cup and received a two-year contract extension in September 2014. After taking a break for a couple of years, Domingo is back again with the head coach job of the Bangladesh team.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is paying Domingo a hefty sum of Rs 1.29 crore which is the fifth-highest in the list of highest-paid coaches around the world.