Michael Rippon is a professional New Zealand cricketer. He plays the role of an allrounder and represents the national team in the T20 format. Michael Rippon is a left-arm Chinaman and a hard-hitting batsman. Born in South Africa, Rippon plays professional cricket for the Netherlands and is also qualified to play in English-county. The allrounder started playing cricket at a young age and went through the rank in a rapid pace. The all-rounder made his debut in 2011 for the Cape Cobras and managed to put up an impressive show against the Knights. His best outing of 2/28 came against the Warriors the same season and was soon tagged as a T20 specialist. Rippon made his international debut for the Netherlands in a T20 fixture against Kenya on April 19th, 2013.
Rippon later signed a one-year contract for the English county side Sussex in 2012 and made impressive strides in his career, he went from strength to strength and bagged a contract in the 2012 Friend’s Life T20 Blast. He had a dream debut against Kent, scalping four important wickets and ended with figures of 4/23 on debut to help Sussex to a huge victory. His uncanny ability to pick up wickets and get lower-order runs with bat, makes this youngster a valuable player in the shortest form of the game. Rippon has done fairly well in the test format as well,Michael made a surprise appearance at the Black Caps South Island training camp in Lincoln in 2019 in hopes of featuring for the Kiwis.
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He quickly proved his worth and returned the following season and declared his intention to qualify for New Zealand. Rippon was Otago’s leading run-scorer in the first-class tournament. Rippon accumulated 364 runs at a healthy average of 72.80 from his spot in the lower middle order and made the selectors take notice of him. Rippon was drafted in the Cape Cobras side in the South Africa domestic T20 league and was later picked by the Canadian T20 franchise the Vancouver Knights and went on to have a brilliant tournament. Unfortunately, Rippon went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction, However, this youngster has a bright future ahead of him. Let’s now take a look into some of the other interesting facts about this exciting player.
Michael Rippon’s net worth
His net worth is around INR 4 crores (approx)
Michael Rippon’s salary
He earns around INR 40 lakhs annually (approx)
Michael Rippon’s Franchise Fee
Micheal Rippon earns INR 20 lakhs from his Canada Premier League franchise, Vancouver Knights
Michael Rippon’s Endorsements
Michael Rippon is currently the brand ambassador for New Balance, a sports equipment company.