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Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World, Indian Cricketers Stand On Top

Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World
Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Top 10 Richest Cricketers in The World

Cricket, also known as “Gentleman’s Sport“, has developed long ago besides famous sports like soccer, badminton, and basketball. The game has produced many of the best players worldwide throughout its story. They were excellent on the field and also built substantial fortunes off it. Now let’s take a look at the top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World!

10. Yuvraj Singh – $40 Million (About ₹333 Crore)

The name that stands at 10th place in the Top 10 Richest cricketers in the world is Yuvraj Singh, an all-rounder Indian cricketer. Served as the Vice-captain of Indian International Cricket Team, he has hit an unbeatable 6 sixes in an over, an achievement still no one has surpassed so far. After bravely recovering from cancer in the 2011 World Cup, he was a partner of many brands and launched his own brand, YouWeCan (YWC), to support Indian people to fight against cancer.

9. Shane Waston: $40 Million (About ₹333 Crore)

The 9th position of the Top 10 Richest Cricketers call Shane Watson, the former all-rounder from Australia. Throughout his career, Watson scored 10,950 runs and took over 281 wickets in the international cricket format. He used to play in IPL for Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Rajasthan Royal (RR) and Pune Super Giants (now Lucknow Super Giants). His net worth is valued at $40 million, equal to about ₹333 Crore.

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8. Virender Sehwag – $42 Million (About ₹350 Crore)

We come to top 8th of the Top 10 Richest Cricketers, Virender Sehwag. The Indian batter is known for his exploring opening batting style and was celebrated for smashing one of the fastest Triple Centuries. He was a partner of several renowned brands such as Hero Honda, Reebok, Samsung and Adidas. His net worth is calculated at $42 million, about ₹350 Crore.

7. Shane Warne – $50 Million (About ₹346 Crore)

Another “Shane” in this list, but in this 7th position is Shane Warne, also an Australian cricketer. Known as one of the Greatest Bowlers in the history. Shane Warne became famous worldwide when he crossed the 300 Test wickets mark at just 28 years old. After retiring, he continued as a member of its commentary team and also a face of many brands in Australia.

6. Brian Lara – $60 Million (About ₹500 Crore)

The first West Indian cricketer in this Top 10 Richest cricketers list. Brian Lara, a former West Indian international cricketer is known as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He is also one of the most popular contemporary players known for scoring the first ever 400 in test cricket. His net worth is $60 million, about ₹500 crore.

5. Jaques Kallis – $70 Million (About ₹584 Crore)

Jaques Kallis is a former professional South African cricketer, also known as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and the greatest all-rounder ever to play. With such a title, it is not hard to think about his achievement. Throughout his international career, he scored 25,534 runs and 577 wickets in 519 matches. In IPL, he played a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders’ victory in 2012. Kallis’ net worth is about ₹584 crore, $70 million and stands at 5th place in the top 10 richest cricketers in the world.

4. Ricky Pointing – $100 Million (About ₹834 Crore)

The current Delhi Capitals’ head coach, Ricky Pointing is one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He is also known for being the most successful captain in international cricket history. He has been appointed to be the new coach of Washington Freedom in February 2024 with a 2 years contract. With a net worth of $100 Million, about ₹834 Crore, he takes the 4th position in the top 10 richest cricketers.

3. Virat Kohli – $122 Million (About ₹1018 Crore)

Virat Kohli, “King Kohli“, renowned as the world’s best batsman, is a professional Indian international cricketer. His consistent performances even in high-pressure chases gained him the nickname “Chase Master” and a huge fanbase. The amount of his fans is big as RCB, an IPL franchise team that Kohli plays in, became the most favorite IPL team with mostly Virat Kohli’s fans. He holds numerous records, one of them being the fastest to score 8.000, 9.00, 10.000 and 11.00 runs in ODIs. He is also a global sports icon by his style and fitness.

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As a major influencer, Virat Kohli has been named as a partner of many brands and renowned brands. His net worth is calculated at $122 Million, about ₹1018 crore, which places him in the 3rd position in the top 10 richest cricketers in the world. He is also the youngest and active cricketer on this list.

2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) – $127 Million (About ₹1060 Crore)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, often seen as MS Dhoni or MSD, is named one of India’s greatest cricket captains. In his captaincy, Indian international cricket team has victories in many ICC tournaments: ICC World Twenty20 in 2007, ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. Dhoni’s calm captaincy and his aggressive wicket-keeping skills earned him a major respect. His net worth has taken him to the top 2nd in the top 10 richest cricketers in the world.

1. Sachin Tendulkar – $172 Million (About 1435 Crore)

In the top 1st in this list of the top 10 richest cricketers in the world, Sachin Tendulkar, as known as the “God of Cricket” in India, is a legendary Indian cricketer and hailed as the greatest cricketer of all time. He scored the highest runs in all formats of the game including many unbeatable records such as being the only player to score 100 centuries in international format. Tendulkar’s legendary status was making him the richest cricketer.

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