Cricket is trending in countries that follow the sports culture. To sweep the popularity of cricket in various countries, fans in India played a considerable role. Cricket is not only fun but also a money-making business. The richest cricketers in the world are ruling the hearts of people. The boost in the popularity of cricket games mirrors the net worth of the top players. The richest cricketers in the world are earning a handsome amount through deals, endorsements, and different T20 leagues held worldwide. Famous players are playing in distinct tournaments and earning a massive amount. Following are the richest cricketers in the world.
Adam Gilchrist is a former Australian International cricketer and currently serving as a commentator in cricket. He was the part of Australian team when Australia won three consecutive (1999, 2003, 2007) world cups. In our list of richest cricketers in the world he is at top richest cricketer in the world as he made a lot of wealth of wealth and owns multiple real estate properties across Australia. In 2019 Adam Gilchrist, was appointed as brand ambassador for non-bank mortgage lender, Resimac. He was also the founder of F45 Fitness. According to estimation Adam Gilchrist net worth is $380 million. Most of the part of his net worth he earns from IPL contracts and BCCI salaries along with his private business. Only from brand endorsement he is earning 1 crore. With $380 million he is at the top in the list of richest cricketers in the world.
2- Sachin Tendulkar :
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is known as the God of cricket and is one of the richest cricketers in the world. He is a favored international batsman of all time. He has a history of 100 centuries and 34000 in his cricket career. Concerning his playing, he is considered a hero of the cricket world. Sachin Tendulkar countersigns to promote many brands like Pepsi, Luminous, BMW, Adidas, Canon, Phillips, Britannia, VISA, Castrol, etc. He cracked the deal to be the brand ambassador of MRF tires for worth ₹100-crore. As per the news, Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world with possession worth 520 crores rupees. He is now working on supporting less popular sports in the world. Tamil Thalaivas, a Pro Kabaddi League team has him as a co-founder. The God of cricket has a net worth of ₹1090 Crore. He is no 1 richest cricketer in India.
3- Ms. Dhoni :
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (also known as MS Dhoni), is known to the world as an exemplary wicketkeeper-batsman. He was also the most victorious captain of the Indian team of his time. He was famous for his calm approach. Under the guidance of the retired captain, India won two Asia Cups, an ICC Champions Trophy, an ICC T20 WorldCup, and the prestigious 2011 Cricket World Cup. Ms. Dhoni has several imperishable records. According to Forbes, he was the highest-paid and richest cricketer in the world in 2018. He owns a fashion brand named Se7en. Currently, Ms. Dhoni is a captain of Chennai Super Kingsland working under a contract worth ₹ 15 crore/year. He has supported many brands and the richest cricketer in the world has a net worth of ₹767 Crore.
4- Virat Kohli :
Virat Kohli became the captain of India after Ms. Dhoni in 2014. He is known for his batting skills in the cricket world. In T20 cricket, his best score was 1000 runs. He was the first batsman of 2017 with three double centuries. ESPN ranked him to be the most famous athlete and richest cricketer in the world. Kohli is a winner of many awards. He was the winner of Garfield’s sober trophy for the ICC cricketer of the decade. Arjuna award, Padmashree award, and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award are some awards won by Virat Kohli. The net worth of Virat Kohli is ₹638 Crore.
5- Ricky Pointing :
Ricky Pointing is a cricketer, coach, and commentator. Being the Captain of the Australian cricket team out of 324, he won 222 matches. He is known for his batting as well as fielding skills. He is the second person to make the highest century in international matches. Under his guidance India won the world cup in the year 2003 and 2007 and the ICC champion Trophies in the years 2006 and 2009. Being the richest cricketer in the world his net worth is $70 million.