Pakistan Cricket Board Annual Income

The Pakistan Cricket Board annual income is estimated at $33 million per annum, making them one of the world’s top governing bodies in the sport. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) controls several formats of action-packed cricket to boos their overall revenue profile and annual income. They currently rank 4th in overall revenue behind India’s BCCI, Australia’s CA, and England’s ECB.  

How Does the Pakistan Cricket Board Get their Annual Income?

The PCB annual income comes from revenue generated across leagues they control and brand sponsorships. Top brands like Cool & Cool, Pepsi, HBL, and so on are full sponsors of the PCB and their premier cricket tournament – the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

When Was the PCB Founded?

The PCB was founded in 1949 with its first name as the Board of Control for Cricket in Pakistan (BCCP) in Lahore. Pakistan’s cricket governing body will operate under that name for forty-five (45) more years before the current name change to PCB in 1994.

See the list of president and chairmen of PCB since its latest name change to their current president Mohsin Naqvi in February 2024.  

 Name of President/ChairmanTenure
1Javed BurkiJanuary 1994 to March 1995
2Syed Zulfiqar Bokhari March 1995 to January 1998
3Khalid MahmoodJanuary 1998 to July 1999
4Mujeeb ur RehmanSeptember 1999 to October 1999
5Dr. Zafar AltafOctober 1999 to December 1999
6Lt. Gen. Tauqir ZiaDecember 1999 to December 2003
7Shaharyar KhanDecember 2003 to October 2006
8Nasim AshrafOctober 2006 to August 2008
9Ijaz ButtAugust 2008 to October 2011
10Zaka AshrafOctober 2011 to May 2013
11Najam SethiJune 2013 to January 2014
12Zaka AshrafJanuary 2014 to February 2014
13Najam SethiFebruary 2014 to 16 May 2014
14Shaharyar KhanMay 2014 to August 2017
15Najam SethiAugust 2017 to August 2018
16Ehsan ManiAugust 2018 to August 2021
17Ramiz RajaSeptember 2021 to December 2022
18Najam SethiDecember 2022 to June 2023
19Zaka AshrafJuly 2023 to January 2024
20Shah KhawarJanuary 2024 to February 2024
21Mohsin Raza NaqviFebruary 2024 –

Top Richest Cricket Boards in World Cricket by Net Worth

Board of Control for Cricket in India

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) attracts more revenue than any other cricket governing body right now. Current reports claim that the BCCI is worth over $2.2 billion and is set to gain more value after a successful hosting of the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2023.

Valuations claim the BCCI earns their most-valuable tag based on India’s massive cricket base. Majority of India’s over 1 billion population are avid cricket fans. India also has some of the most-coveted players in world sport with top names featuring in their lineups across formats.

The BCCI also has massive revenue boosts from their sanctioned league – the Indian Premier League (IPL). Over fifteen successful IPL seasons has done much to increase the board’s total revenue significantly.

Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is another high-value board in cricket, worth over $100 million as of 2023. The Aussie’s cricket board also boast their local professional Twenty20 (T20) league – the Big Bash League (BBL) – as a major revenue source. Australia’s cricket board is set to add more value in 2024 after their successful world cup campaign at the ICC ODI CWC 2023.

England and Wales Cricket Board

2019 ICC ODI CWC champions England are backed by the England and Wales Cricket Board, or ECB. The third-richest cricket board has several revenue sources and is a top organization controlling franchises with millions of active fans. ECB offers a multidimensional revenue stream with successful bilateral Tests, County Cricket, the Hundred, and other exciting tournaments.

The ECB is worth over $60 million and controls contractual agreements for any of their players in foreign leagues, giving them access to a greater revenue stream and improved league value.

Bangladesh Cricket Board

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) comes in fifth among top cricket governing bodies worldwide according to net worth. The BCB improves their annual revenue and overall worth with the high-value national team, premier league, and other interesting events. Currently, the BCB is worth over $52 million as of 2023.

Cricket South Africa

Cricket is a big sport in South Africa, and their cricket board has added massive value due to the popularity of formats throughout cities in the country. Cricket South Africa (CSA) is the sixth most-valuable cricket body worldwide, worth a staggering $47 million.

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