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10 Of The Richest Cricketers In The World

Cricket is one of the most famous sports in the world and modern day cricketers are paid highly for their contributions in the field. With emergence of club cricket tournaments like IPL,BPL,PSL etc. these pro athletes are making money way more then before. Cricketers of modern era are one of the richest sportsmen in the world.

So, Today we are going to share a list of the richest cricketers in the world and list goes like ....


10 Of The Richest Cricketers In The World:


10.Rahul Dravid

Country- India

Net worth- $22.6m+

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The wall of Indian batting order for a long time Rahul Dravid is one of the most humble cricketers that you would ever come across. The main stay of Indian batting order for almost 15 years, Rahul Dravid is one of the richest cricketers in the world. Currently the head coach of Indian Under-19 cricket team and Delhi Daredevils IPL franchise, Rahul has accumulated a lot of respect as well as wealth during his playing time and even now with closely being associated both BCCI and Indian Premier League. His net worth stands in the region of around $22m+ and he is currently no. 10th in the list of the richest cricketers in the world.

9.Yuvraj Singh

Country- India

Net Worth- $35.5m+

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Indian middle order batsman Yuvraj singh is one of the most loved cricketers in the world. Yuvraj has given us memories that as a cricket fan no one can ever forget. One of the most important members of two world cup wining squad and who can forget those six sixes against Stuart Broad in World T20 in Durban, South Africa. Yuvraj Singh has won a handful of silverwares for his country and IPL franchise. In IPL 8 auctions Yuvraj has received a bid worth Rs.16 crores by Delhi Daredevils which is still the highest for any player in IPL. Yuvaj Singh has a net worth of $35.5m and is one of the richest cricketers in the world.  

8.Virender Sehwag

Country- India

Net Worth- $40m+

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One of the most devastating opening batsman in the history of the game, Virendra Sehwag is one of the richest cricketers in the world as well. A dominating figure on the field, Sehwag was part of two world cup winning squads under the captaincy of M.S. Dhoni. Currently in contract with Kings 11 Punjab IPL franchise as a head coach he can also be seen commentating for Star Sports in Indian matches and ICC Tournaments. Even after retirement Sehwags popularity haven't sunk a bit as he still is one of the most loved cricketers in India. With a net worth of around $40m+ he is at No. 8 in the list of richest cricketers.   

7.Shane Watson

Country- Australia

Net Worth- $40m+

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Ex Australian opening and middle order batsman Shane Watson was one of the most versatile cricketers in the modern era of the game. Watson has won trophies all over the world with club and country including 2007 world cup with Australia and IPL with Rajasthan Royals. Watson last played for Bangalore franchise in IPL after being catured by them in 2016 player auctions for a bid worth $1.4m and might have played his last game for them. Watson still plays in the club crickets all around the world making him one of the richest players in the world. Watson has a net worth of about $40m+ and is in the 7th position of richest cricketers in the world.

6.Shahid Afridi

Country- Pakistan

Net Worth- $41m+

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Shahid Afridi is a Ex Pakistan national team captain and all-rounder who currently plays in Pakistan Super League for Peshawar Zalmi franchise. One of the most attacking batsman in the history of cricket, Afridi held the record of fastest ODI century for a long before being battered by New Zealands Corey Anderson and eventually by AB De Villiers of South Africa. Afridi was named among the 20 most charitable athletes in the world by "Do Something" in 2015. With a valuation of net worth around $41m+, Afridi is one of the richest cricketers in the world.

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5.Shane Warne

Country- Australia

Net Worth- $50m+

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Regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers in the history of cricket, Shane Warne played for Australian national cricket team from 2 January 1992 up to 2 January 2007 before retiring from all forms of cricket for country. Warne's 708 wickets was the record for most wickets taken by a bowler in test cricket before it was broken my Sri Lankan legend M. Murlidharan. In 1993, Shane Warne's ball to English batsman Mike Gatting is still regarded as the ball of the century which turned from well outside of the leg stump to clip the off bail. Warne led Rajastan Royals to its only IPL trophy till now in the inaugural season of Indian Premier League. His net worth is around $50m+ and is 5th in the list ofrichest cricketers in the world.
   

4.Virat Kohli

Country- India

Net Worth- $60m+

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Currently the captain of Indian national cricket team in all formats of the game, Virat Kohli is one of the best batsmen in the world right now. Kohli is currenly the number one ranked ODI  and T20I batsman in world is alos the 5th ranked batsman in test cricket. He has been regarded as the 3rd most marketable athlete in the world by SportsPro Magazine in 2016 only behind Barcelona ace Neymar and Formula one racer Lewis Hamilton. Virat is also one the highest paid cricketers by BCCI and in IPL. He is currenly 4th in the list of cricketers with highest net worth with a amount of $60m+ but it may not be surprise if he soon surpluses all in this list.
 

3.Rickey Ponting

Country- Australia

Net Worth- $65m+

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Rickey Ponting is an Australian cricketer, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen and captains in the history of cricket. Ponting led Australia to victories in 2 cricket world cups in 2003 and 2007, he was also a member of 1999's world cup winning squad. He was declared "The Cricketer Of The Decade 2000". Ponting retired from Australian duties in 2012 and currently serves as a mentor to Mumbai Indians Team, an IPL franchise and also can be seen commentating in Australian domestic club cricket tournament and in Australian national team matches.


2.M.S. Dhoni

Country- India

Net Worth- $103m+

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Arguably the greatest wicket-keeper batsman and captain in Indian cricket history,there is nothing M.S. Dhoni haven't won as a Indian captain or as a captain of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. From Cricket world cup of 50 overs, T20 World cup, Champions trophy, Asia Cup Dhoni have won everything for India as a captain. Dhoni has led India for a decade starting from September of 2007 to 10th January of 2017. Regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited overs cricket, Dhoni's stature as a cricketer has grown over the years in World Cricket. With a net worth of $103m+, Dhoni is only behind Sachin Tendulkar in this list.


1.Sachin Tendulkar

Country- India

Net Worth- $118$+

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Mostly regarded as the God of Cricket in India, Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world as well as one of the most respected sportsmen all over the world. Sachin has served Indian Cricket Team for a long 23 years since his debut in 1989 against Pakistan.Sachin is the highest run getter in Test and ODI cricket in the world and no one seems to come near his stature and records in cricket. Even after retiring in 2013 Sachin still remains one of the most popular figure in sports industry of India. Sachin has endorsed over 50+ brands in his career span and still has a brand value matched by only few. With a net value of $118m+ Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world and his value is no where near in decline.


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