According to the current survey, we have listed top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Australian Cricketers might have higher net worth but when you look at Indian Cricketers, Their incomes amount comparatively seems bit small. Sachin Tendulkar, according to Forbes has retained his position to no. 1 when it comes to their salary followed by Captain cool MS Dhoni. With the popularity of the game, player’s worth also increasing gradually. When you filter players according to their performance, Indian players always come on the top list. People are most interested in this sports as well as they check out who earns most.
Cricket has become the most entertaining sports in India and many other countries. Currently, top 3 players with the highest income are from Indian Cricket Team. Check out the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world.
Rank 10 : Suresh Raina ($28 Million)
Famous personality in Cricket field, Suresh Raina comes in Top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Born in Uttar Pradesh, India struggled hard in his career to become on the of the richest cricketer registering his name in the history. He is an fabulous Indian Cricketer and important member of Indian Batting order. He has been Man of The Match for 3 times in test series, in addition, 8 time Man of the Match in ODI. He is identified for highly aggressive batsmen of Indian middle order who creates fear among minds of bowlers. His records and his efforts result in making him capable of listing in top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Yearly, he is earning around $28 Million. And so he comes on 10th position in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world so far.
Rank 9: Shahid Afridi ($33 Million)
Former Pakistani Cricket Player and Former Captain of Pakistan National Cricket Team, Shahid Afridi has been listed on 9th number in the top 10 richest cricketers in the world. He is known as a successful all-rounder. Also, he considers himself as a good baller and batsman. He was respected for consistent pace bowling than spin. Along with these, he was the world record holder for the fastest ODI century in 37 balls. He was the extraordinary and was considered as the main batsman of the Pakistan Cricket Team. All these achievement and records are the result of making him one of the richest cricket player in the world. His yearly income is around $33 Million so far.
One of the most loved cricket player from Pakistan and having different relation with Indian cricket fans, Shahid Afridi won millions of hearts. His hard work and efforts lead him listed in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. He is one of the best destructive batmen, spinner, all rounder and a very good human being from Pakistan. A Pakistani Cricketer who has won many trophy and helped his team to win many matches is not just a role model for folks but also an inspiration. He has created 11+ world records so far. Achieved lot many Man of match tags in his whole cricket career that inspires us as well as cricket players. He endorsed various famous brands like Pepsi and Co, Habib Bank, Head and Shoulder. His annual income of $33 Million makes him 9th richest player in the cricket world.
Rank 8: Shane Watson ($36 Million)
Former Australian Cricket Player and Former Captain of Australia National Cricket Team, Shane Watson has been listed on 8th number in the top 10 richest cricketers in the world. A right-handed batsman and fast-medium swing bowler achieved lot many in his career and endorsed many brands. He was earning around $36 Million every year which makes him one of the richest cricket player in the world.
Shane Watson is always in the heart of Indian Crowd, that may be due to his world cup performance or due to his awesome performance in IPL with Chennai Super King.
Rank 7: Yuvraj Singh ($38 Million)
Yuvraj Singh deserves to be listed in top 10 richest cricketers in the world. All-rounder Yuvraj Singh comes back to the career after recovering from cancer. Huge respect for him and he has become an inspiration for all cancer patients. 27 times in ODI and 7 times in T20, he was the man of the match so far. 14 ODI century and 3 test match century, he has set to his account. His dedication towards his career is one of the greatest things, and everyone should follow his passion and dedication. Along with his career, he endorsed many brands and currently he is earning around $38 Million yearly which makes him one of the top 10 richest cricketers in the world.
Rank 6: Virendra Sehwag ($42 Million)
Legend Cricket Player, Virender Sehwag is 6th richest cricket player in the world. Former Indian Cricket player who entertained everyone with his blasting batting skills and fabulous balling. Huge list of records and rewards. He was the only batsman to score 7500+ runs in both tests and ODIs as an opener. His most inspiring national records include Fastest 150/200/250/300 in Tests, Fastest 150/200 in ODIs and Fastest to reach to 3000/4000/7000 Test runs. “Viru” was famous as a godfather of the cricket. The main income source was IPL. Even though he is retired, he still comes on the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. At present, he has a yearly income of around $42 million.
Rank 5: Shane Warne ($52 Million)
One of the most successful openers of Australian Cricket Team, Shane Warne is listed on 5th position in top 10 richest cricketers in the world list so far. His wonderful googly bowling as well as surprising batting performance in important matches and skills to play a variety of shots make him one of the most important player in Australian team. His bowling skills has the ability to singlehandedly with the match. His talent and skills make him one of the best bowlers and his goodwill let him become one of the richest cricketers in the world. He has endorsed many well known brands and so his yearly income is around $52 Million per year so far.
Rank 4: Ricky Ponting ($68 Million)
Famous personality in Australian as well as World Cricket field, Ricky Ponting comes in Top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Born in Launceston, Australia struggled hard in his career to become on the of the richest cricketer registering his name in the history. No one can forget the Australian team created under Ricky Ponting which was unbeatable for many years. He is a retired Australian Cricketer and former captain of Australia. His records and his efforts result in making him capable of listing in top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Yearly, he is earning around $68 Million. And so he comes on 4th position in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world so far.
Rank 3: Virat Kohli ($95 Million)
It will be an endless list if one starts talking about his personality and skills. One of the most versatile and handsome personality in the cricket field, with the huge fan following. The aggressive man of Indian Cricket team, Virat Kohli, has many records and still counting. The young personality of Indian cricket team has set many records on his name and continue. Virat Kohli is a consistent player and his performance is much aggressive and extraordinary. There is no perfect word to describe his talent. With a huge fan following, he is a hot topic for today. His connection with his fan followers makes him one of the most wanted player of the team. Most expensive and most wanted, Virat Kohli’s efforts says it all.
When young faces comes in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world, it’s the great news for the team. Virat Kohli currently earning $95 Million annually which makes him Third richest cricketer in the world. The major source of income is from endorsing popular brands, BCCI contracts and IPL contracts.
Rank 2: MS Dhoni ($105 Million)
Captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Mahi) is the most popular and most respected cricket player. He has many pet names but most popularly he is known as ‘Mahi’ or ‘MSD’. 1981 born, fastest wicketkeeper ever, MS Dhoni has achieved lot many achievements and awards in his career. The most wanted and non-replaceable wicketkeeper in the cricket history. One of the most popular captains in the cricket history. He is a very good batsman having high strike rates and is an excellent wicket keeper. He is the only captain in the world to have major ICC titles. Being the most successful and popular cricketer he is earning the most out of all the cricketers in the world by endorsing the popular brands. Currently, he is earning $105 Million yearly, which makes him the richest cricketer in the world. Being number 2 in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world, he is cool minded and down to earth person. His nature and kindness is the thing everyone loves the most. In the current era, there are only two most famous cricketers viz MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.
Rank 1: Sachin Tendulkar ($120 Million)
Sachin Tendulkar, the Master Blaster of Cricket, tops the list of being in the heart of cricket fans as well as tops the list of richest person in the world. Sachin Tendulkar is a player who can play all types of balls in almost all directions. He is known for his being calm even in very tenseful situations which resulted into huge wins in Indian Cricket History.
His personality and his height let him play like a hero. He is a role model for thousands of people in India as well as outside India. Because of his kind nature and playing skills, he is respected among cricket fans all over the world. He has many records and rewards on his name.
Along with Cricket, he does many Brand ads. His annual income is around $120 Million Which makes him the Richest Cricket in the world making India proud.
Many of us were having a question- Is Virat Kohli a highest paid cricketer? No, he the third highest paid cricketer or you can say third richest cricketer in the world. Sachin Tendulkar is currently leading the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world followed by Captain Cool MS Dhoni. Everyone stay tuned to us to get the latest and refreshed list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world.
|10||Suresh Raina||$28 Million|
|9||Shahid Afridi||$33 Million|
|8||Shane Watson||$36 Million|
|7||Yuvraj Singh||$38 Million|
|6||Virendra Sehwag||$42 Million|
|5||Shane Warne||$52 Million|
|4||Rickey Ponting||$68 Million|
|3||Virat Kohli||$95 Million|
|2||MS Dhoni||$105 Million|
|1||Sachin Tendulkar||$120 Million|
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