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. Dhoni, according to Forbes has retained his position to no. 1 when it comes to their salary. With the popularity of the game, player’s worth also increasing gradually. When you filter players according to their performance, Indian players 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 2 players with the highest income are from Indian Cricket Team. Check out the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world.

#10 Michael Clarke | Annual Income – $3m

Famous personality in Cricket field, Michael Clarke comes in Top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Born in Liverpool, Australia struggled hard in his career to become on the of the richest cricketer registering his name in the history. He is a retired Australian Cricketer and former captain of Australia. He has been Man of The Match for 7 times in test series, in addition, 13 time Man of the Match in ODI. 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 $3m. And so he comes on 10th position in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world so far.

#9 AB de Villiers | Annual Income – $3.6m

One of the most loved cricket player AB de Villiers won millions of hearts. His hard work and efforts lead him listed in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. A South African 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 15+ 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 has been marked as number one batsman in the ODI as well as in the test. His annual income $3.6m makes him 9th richest player in the cricket world.

#8 Yuvraj Singh | Annual Income – $3.9m

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 $3.9m yearly which makes him one of the top 10 richest cricketers in the world.

#7 Gautam Gambhir | Annual Income – $5m

One of the most successful openers of Indian Cricket Team, Gautam Gambhir (Gauti) is listed on 7th position in top 10 richest cricketers in the world list so far. His wonderful performance and skills to play a variety of shots make him one of the richest cricketer in the world. One of the best left-handed batsman who has the ability to win the game by himself. His talent and skills make him one of the best batsman and his goodwill let him become one of the richest cricketers in the world. He has endorsed many brands and so his yearly income is around $5m per year so far.

#6 Shahid Afridi | Annual Income – $5.3m

Former Pakistani Cricket Player and Former Captain of Pakistan National Cricket Team, Shahid Afridi has been listed on 6th 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 $5.3m so far.

#5 Shane Watson | Annual Income – $5.5m

Former Australian Cricket Player and Former Captain of Australia National Cricket Team, Shane Watson has been listed on 5th 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 $5.5m every year which makes him one of the richest cricket player in the world.

#4 Virender Sehwag | Annual Income – $5.8m

Legend Cricket Player, Virender Sehwag is 4th 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 $5.8m.

#3 Chris Gayle | Annual Income – $7.5m

Chris Gayle is a player who can play all types of balls in almost all directions. His personality and his height let him play like a hero. He is a role model for thousands of people. Because of his personality and playing skills, he has got many nicknames like Gayle-Storm, Master Storm, Gayle-Force, World Boss etc. He has many records and rewards on his name. One of his special skills is that he can play any kind of ball in any direction and he has a record of the highest individual score in T20 with the most number of sixes in T20 cricket. Along with Cricket, he does many Brand ads. His annual income is around $ 7.5m which mainly comes from West Indies Cricket Board, and Indian Premier League (IPL), Advertising of various brands. He is the third richest cricketer in the word.

#2 Virat Kohli | Annual Income – $24.9m

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 angry 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 $24.9m annually which makes him second richest cricketer in the world. The major source of income is from endorsing popular brands, BCCI contracts and IPL contracts.

#1 Mahendra Singh Dhoni | Annual Income – $29m

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 $29m yearly, which makes him the richest cricketer in the world. Being number 1 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.

Many of us were having a question- Is Virat Kohli a highest paid cricketer? No, he the second highest paid cricketer or you can say second richest cricketer in the world. Captain cool is currently leading the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Everyone stay tuned to us to get the latest and refreshed list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world.

Player Name
Annual Income
10 Michael Clarke $3m
9 AB de Villiers $3.6m
8 Yuvraj Singh $3.9m
7 Gautam Gambhir $5m
6 Shahid Afridi $5.3m
5 Shane Watson $5.5m
4 Virender Sehwag $5.8m
3 Chris Gayle $7.5m
2 Virat Kohli $24.9m
1 MS Dhoni $29m

Comment List

  • Chirag Kale 17 / 01 / 2018 Reply

    Glad to see Two Indian Players in the Top 3 Richest Players in The World.. Love for #MSD & #Virat

  • Ajay Patil 26 / 01 / 2018 Reply

    Virat is the most wanted player still on 2nd rank.

  • Hillm 06 / 02 / 2018 Reply

    Woww!!! Chris Gayle on 3rd rank…Keep it up man

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