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Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World In 2024

Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World In 2024

Cricket is a sport that not only contains rules and regulations but also a blend of skills, strategy and excitement that makes it one of the most popular sports in the world. The game is known for its intense rivalries. Many people watch cricket just to see their favourite player on the field. Cricket has produced many legendary players who have left a lasting impact on the sport. It has not only changed the lives of players but also made them famous and rich.

Let’s dive into the list of the top 10 richest cricket players in the world,

1. Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar, who is also known as the ‘God of Cricket,’ is the richest cricket star in the world and has a whopping net worth of Rs 1250 crore(as on April 2024). He tops the list of being the richest as well as the best batsman in the history of cricket. Cricket is not the only source of income Tendulkar has; he also earns from several brand endorsements and advertisements. He has received many awards from the government of India. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest cricketers of all time.

2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Dhoni is a professional Indian cricketer; he has represented the Indian cricket team and was the captain for ten long years. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a net worth of Rs 1040 crore(as on April 2024). After Sachin, Dhoni marks himself as the second richest cricket player globally. Dhoni earns 15 crore per season for playing cricket. His endorsement earnings range from 30-50 crore a year.

3. Virat Kohli


Virat Kohli has a net worth of  Rs 1020 crore(as on April 2024). Virat is an Indian International cricketer and the former captain of the Indian cricket team. Presently, he represents Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL and Delhi in domestic cricket. Virat Kohli is India’s highest-earning Instagram creator and demands Rs 14 crore for a post on the platform. He charges a sum of 7-10 crore for an advertisement. Virat has also established his brands, Wrogn and One 8.

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4. Sourav Ganguly


Sourav Ganguly is an Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer. He has a net worth of Rs 634 crore(as on April 2024). Sourav charges Rs 1 crore for a brand endorsement. His real estate holdings are worth Rs 45 crore. He also receives a remuneration of 5 crore Indian rupees from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

5. Ricky Ponting


Ricky Ponting is an Australian cricket coach, commentator, and former cricketer. Ponting was captain of the Australian national team between 2004 and 2011. Ricky Ponting has a net worth of Rs 480 crore(as on April 2024). Ricky Ponting earns Rs 25 crore from brand endorsements in a year.

6. Chris Gayle


Chris Gayle’s real name is Christopher Henry Gayle. He is a Jamaican cricketer who played international cricket for the West Indies from 1999 to 2021. Chris Gayle has a net worth of Rs 375 crore(as on April 2024). He is the only batsman to score a century in T20, a double century in One Day Internationals and a triple century in test cricket. Chris Gayle endorses a lot of brands, like Royal Stag. He also invests in real estate properties. 

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7. Virender Sehwag


Virender Sehwag is a popular Indian cricketer; he ranks 5th among the richest cricketers in India. Virender Sehwag has a whopping net worth of Rs 322 crore(as on April 2024). Sehwag endorses a lot of brands, including Adidas, Boost, Reebok, Samsung, and many more. Virender charges around Rs 2-2.5 crore per year for a brand deal.

8. Pat Cummins


Pat Cummins is an Australian International cricketer and is the captain of the Australia men’s national cricket team in Test and One Day International cricket. He has a net worth of Rs 320 crore(as on April 2024). Pat endorses brands such as New Balance, Gillette, and others. His franchise fee is 7.2 crore.

9. Yuvraj Singh


Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian cricketer and has a net worth of Rs 266 crore(as on April 2024). He marks his presence among the highest-paid athletes in India. He endorses brands such as Well Verses, Puma, Pepsi, Birla Sun Life Insurance, and many more. Yuvraj charges around Rs 1-2 crore a year.

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10. Shane Watson


Shane Robert Watson is an Australian cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer who played for the Australian national cricket team. Shane Watson’s net worth is around Rs 254 crore(as on April 2024). He endorses various brands, such as Sea World Australia, Golden Circle, American Express, and more. 


The world of cricket consists of a group of players who have not only excelled in the field of cricket but have also gained incredible wealth in terms of money as well as love and support from their fans. This article lists the top 10 richest cricketers globally. They have earned a huge amount of respect from their countries. Apart from cricket, these players have earned money from several brand endorsements, and some have launched their own businesses. Cricketers have not only gained popularity but have also maintained their reputation and represented their country on a bigger level. As the popularity and love for cricket grows among the fans, we can expect a lot of new names in cricket for budding cricketers as well. The world of cricket embarks on financial success and global popularity.

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