Liam Edward Plunkett commonly known as Liam Plunkett is a cricketer who belongs to English origin. In the 2019 Cricket World Cup Plunkett was a key player for England.
Plunkett is a right arm fast bowler who can also bat at the lower orders.
Plunkett started his first class cricket career back in 2003 with the Durham county cricket club. In the season of 2005 he became their leading wicket taker.
Though Plunkett is mainly a bowler but he has two first class centuries to his name.
Plunkett caught the eye of international attention in his first season for Durham when he took 19 wickets. In his second season he got 31 wickets.
With all this success Plunkett also gained a lot of wealth and popularity too. In 2021 it is estimated that Plunkett’s net worth is approximately USD 8 million.
Plunkett was a key player for the England cricket team. He played for them for a long time and now he plays for the team occasionally. Nowadays he does not hold any contract with the England’s cricket board but if he plays any matches for them he will get around USD 26K for each Test match, USD 15K for each ODI and USD 7K for each T20.
Plunkett played for many county cricket clubs such as Durham, Yorkshire and Surrey. He showed very good performances in county cricket, so, these clubs paid him around USD 200K for each season.
Plunkett also played the Big Bash League for the team called Melbourne Stars. He played with this team for only one season and he charged around USD 150K for that season.
In the year 2018 Plunkett started his IPL career with the team called Delhi Daredevils and they paid him around INR 20 million for that season only.
In 2017 he also played in the Bangladesh Premier League with the team called Sylhet Sixers and they paid him around USD 100K for that season.
Plunkett was a key player for England and the county clubs for a long time. Now he is 36 years old and still playing. So we can hope that he will increase his net worth even more.