List of top 5 richest cricketer in the world

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Top 5 Richest cricketers

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world with a massive fanbase and great popularity. The game has been going on for a long time and has a great history which is centuries old. The sport has seen a lot of progressive changes from being just a 5 day day game of entertainment only for the rich aristocrats to being a fan favourite phenomena filled with massive sixes and shorter formats. The countries who have played this game have not only learnt how to play it, but enjoy it as well. There’s no doubt that it has grown to be one of the most loved sports by the people.

Another big part of the game has been the teams and players who have been cheered by the fans throughout. Some of these players have etched their name in history and become a big part of the game with their consistent performances and unique personalities. It’s no surprise that these people are loved by fans, and become the face of not only the sport but for a lot of brands as well. A lot of companies pay a fortune to get these charismatic personalities to endorse their products and improve their image as well. The amount of fans and the appeal to the audience is enough to sell many brands to the people.

The cricketers that we are talking about have not only given their life to the sport, but have also been awarded for their services as well. The legacy and achievements of these men are so big that these people not only gain the love of the people, but also make a lot of money which is given by some of the biggest brands in the world. There is no doubt that these big sportsmen have deserved everything that they have got and have not only enjoyed their time playing the game they loved, but also been the brand ambassadors of some major brand.

Without further ado here are the top 5 cricketers in the world right now:

5. Ricky Ponting(480 cr)


Three time World Champion and Two time World Cup winning skipper Ricky Ponting is still on top of the game even after retirement. He is still the highest run scorer for Australia with over 27000 international runs which also include 71 centuries. The man has achieved a lot in the game as a player and a coach as well where he also won an Indian Premier League(IPL) with the Mumbai Indians in 2015. He is also one of the biggest commentators and pundits in the cricketing scene. With all this success there is no doubt that he deserves to be one of the richest men associated with the game.

4. Sourav Ganguly( 634 cr)


The prince of Kolkata and one of the greatest Indian captains for India, Sourav Ganguly had changed the style of Indian cricket and turned them into a competitive side in the early 2000’s. He was also at the helm of affairs when India won their first international trophy after 19 years and from there turned them into one of the best teams in the world. Apart from this the man is still one of the most followed sporting figures after retirement and has also enjoyed a successful tenure as the Indian Cricket Board president as well. Even after a long time the former skipper is still one of the top administrators of the sport and is enjoying his time.

3. Virat Kohli ( 1020 cr)


We cannot make a list of rich cricketers and leave out the king of Indian cricket right now who is none other than Virat Kohli. The amount of records broken by this phenomenal batter is incredible enough whether it is scoring over 25000 runs in international cricket or score 80 hundreds as well. Virat kohli has done it all in the game. With him being one of the richest cricketers in IPL right now and being the brand ambassador of PUMA which is one of the most popular sporting brands in the world, there is no question that he deserves to be one of the richest current cricketers right now.

2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( 1040 cr)


The name Mahendra Singh Dhoni will always be remembered by all Indian cricket fans whether it is his best innings as a finisher or his triumphant victories in international cricket. There is no trophy that MS Dhoni has not got his hands on whether it is World Cups or IPL titles. He is still regarded as one of the best keeper batters with over 17000 international runs to go with his successful tenure as a leader. He is still one of the most followed sportsmen even after his retirement and has been part of many successful businesses for which he is the face and brand ambassador. With this net worth it seems like MS is going to be captain cool for a long time.

1.Sachin Tendulkar( 1250 cr)


There is no surprise that the richest cricketer in the world will be the God of cricket himself, who has given us some of the most iconic performances with the bat. The master with over 34000 international runs and 100 centuries has done enough to be remembered and celebrated as the greatest cricketer in the world. The records and performances of Tendulkar have made him a household name. He is also the first Indian cricketer to receive one of the most prestigious awards of the country known as the Bharat Ratna. With all the popularity and respect, there is no doubt that the money follows the legacy created by the great master blaster with his magical drives and great personality.


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