Samuel William Billings commonly known as Sam Billings is a cricketer who belongs to English origin. Sam plays limited overs cricket for England.
Billings is a right handed batsman and a wicketkeeper. He plays for Kent County Cricket Club in domestic cricket. He started playing for this county cricket club at age of eight. Sam was appointed as a vice captain of the Kent team back in 2017 and as captain in 2018.
Billings is known for his versatility. He is considered as one of the most versatile cricketers. He also studies the game with patients.
Billings started his first class cricket career with the team called Loughborough MCCU against Northamptonshire. He scored 131 runs in his debut match. He played four matches for Loughborough and he scored a total of 321 runs.
With all these great performances Billings got a huge popularity and wealth. In 2021 it is estimated that Billings’s net worth is around USD 5 million.
Billings is a key player for England in the limited overs cricket. He helped them to win many crucial matches from time to time. He is not bound to England’s cricket board with any contract. But whenever he plays for them he will get match fees. He also gets around USD 26K for each Test match, USD 15K for each ODI and USD 7K for each T20.
Billings started his county cricket career back in 2011 with Loughborough and he played with them for only one season. He got USD 100K for that season. Afterwards he joined Kent. He has been with them since 2011 and he charges around USD 250K for each season.
Billings started his IPL career back in 2016 with the team called Delhi Daredevils and they paid him INR 3 million for that season. The next season he got the same amount of money from the same team. In 2018 he switched teams and joined Chennai Super Kings. They paid him INR 10 million for two consecutive seasons. In 2020 he did not play in the IPL. In 2021 he switched to Delhi Capitals and they paid him INR 20 million for that season.
Billings also played the Big Bash League for various teams and accumulated a total of USD 1 million throughout the years.