Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2022

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Richest Cricketers In The World

Sachin Tendulkar along with Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Ricky Ponting is considered the richest cricketers in the world. 

Cricket is one of the most popular games around the world, and every day people are gaining interest in cricket. In the sub-continent, every child has a dream to become a cricketer in life. And you will see many youngsters practicing at the cricket academies around the country.

Cricket is a very good career option too. To be specific, if you become a cricketer, then you can have a lifestyle that many people will envy. And being a cricketer, you will be able to make your good fortune as well! Because cricketers in this world have already made theirs!

Richest Cricketer in the worldCountryCricketers Net worthBrand Endorsements– Advertisement —
Shane WatsonAus$30 Million
Yuvraj SinghInd$35 Million Puma, LG, Reebok, Xbox, Revital, and Pepsi
Virender SehwagInd$40 Million Boost, Samsung, Reebok, Adidas
Shane WarneAus$50 Million Victoria Bitter, Pepsi, McDonald’s
Brian LaraWI$60 Million Indian Tyre company- MRF
Jacques KallisSA$70 Million Pepsi, Advanced Hair Studio India
Ricky PontingAus$70 Million Valvoline, Adidas, Pura Milk, Rexona
MS DhoniInd$113 Million Gulf Oil, Boost, Reebok, McDowell’s, TVS Motors, Red Bus, Sony Bravia, Lays, Amrapali, Snickers, GoDaddy, Colgate, Orient,
Virat KohliInd$127 Million Pepsi, Valvoline, Google, Hero Moto Corp, Colgate, Tissot, To Yummy, Manyavar, etc.
Sachin TendulkarInd$170 Million BMW, Pepsi, Luminous, Adidas, Canon, Phillips, Britannia, VISA, Castrol, Coca-Cola

Here I shall tell you about the top 10 richest cricketers in the world, whose net worth will surely make you spellbound!

So, let’s start!

10. Shane Watson – $30 Million

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The Australian star cricketer Shane Watson, who is known for his match-winning skills on the ground, has done so well off the grounds too! A cricketer like him is kind of an asset to any team, and that is why he already has played more than 300 international cricket matches for Australia, and made 10950+ runs!

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And not only runs, but he has also done some splendid job with the ball too! He has taken 281 wickets! No wonder why his net worth is $30 Million, which is 221 Crore INR.

9. Yuvraj Singh – $35 Million

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The Man of the Series of ICC World Cup 2011, who had a great role behind the champion team of the 2011 World Cup, who has the record of scoring a Full Monty (6 sixers in an over) in T20I cricket, Yuvraj Singh, is no. 9 on our list.

He has been a very dependable player in the middle order of India during his time and he always took responsibility for India. He has played some tremendous cricket in the 2011 World Cup, 2007 T20 World Cup where he hit the Full Monty against Stuart Broad, and in the Nat-West Trophy Final where he led his team to an unbelievable win.

Yuvraj was the vice-captain of India too. His net worth is $35 Million, which is 258 Crore INR.

8. Virender Sehwag – $40 Million

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Virender Sehwag, aka Veeru, was famous for his excellent style of batting. He was a monster opener for India. He was the man who could hit a six while singing a song.

He was the man who started the ICC World Cup with a boundary on the very first ball of the very first match of the tournament. His net worth is $40 Million, which is 295 Crore INR.

7. Shane Warne – $50 Million

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Shane Warne was probably the best leg spinner of the last decade. He was such a cricketer who was not dependent on the pitch. No matter what kind of wicket it is, he would surely get wickets out of it.

He was such a talented spinner that his one delivery is named Ball of the Century. He bowled out Mike Gating on that delivery. And he was the captain of the Australian cricket team too for a short period of time.

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This is why Warne is no 7 on our list of the richest cricketer in the world. His net worth is $50 Million, which is 365 Crore INR.

6. Brian Lara – $60 Million

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Brian Lara, also known as the Prince of Trinidad, is no 6 on our list. He used to play for West Indies and is one of the best left-handed batters of all time in the history of cricket.

He was the first batter who scored 400 individual runs in test cricket. When he used to play, the opponent teams used to go all out for his wicket, because it was believed that if Lara is still on the crease, West Indies cannot be defeated.

The Prince of Trinidad, Brian Lara’s net worth is $60 Million, which is 415 Crore INR.

5. Jacques Kallis – $70 Million

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Kallis was a cricketer of South Africa since the era when was the golden period in South African cricket.

The team was full of stars, from Garry Kirsten to Jonty Rhodes, from Allan Donald to Shaun Pollock, and the team was able to play some outstanding cricket. Since then, Kallis has been a great asset and all-rounder for his team. His net worth is $70 Million, which is 532 Crore INR.

4. Ricky Ponting – $70 Million

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Ricky Ponting, also known as Punter, is the second captain in the history of cricket who has a record of winning back-to-back 2 world cups. He is the man who has scored 41 test centuries and 30 ODI centuries. He is the Australian cricketer who has a record of scoring maximum centuries for Australia. He was the best captain during his time and used to lead his team from the front.

Ricky Ponting is the no. 4 on our list and his net worth is $70 Million, which is 532 Crore INR.

3. MS Dhoni – $113 Million

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MS Dhoni, who has made his team champion in all three major ICC tournaments, ICC World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup, and ICC Champion’s Trophy, is the most celebrated captain of India. He has played some unbelievable cricket on the ground and made his team win in many crucial matches.

He was known as the Captain Cool for his cool mind during the time of ultimate pressure. His trend of hitting a sixer and bringing wins to his team has now become a myth in the history of cricket. He was brilliant behind the wickets as the wicketkeeper too and was excellent in running between the wickets.

MS Dhoni’s net worth is $113 Million, which is 860 Crore INR.

2. Virat Kohli – $127 Million

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The sensational Indian cricketer and former Indian skipper, who is the best Indian captain according to the statistics of winning percentage, is no. 3 on our list. Virat has a great career and many records after his name.

He is the second batter who has scored maximum ODI centuries after Sachin Tendulkar. He has scored a total number of 43 ODI centuries. Apart from that, he has scored 27 test centuries in his career.

Though Kohli did not win any ICC World Cups, his winning percentage in ODIs is 70.43, which is the best in the history of ODI cricket. He was the captain of the Indian ODI team from 2013 to 2021.

Virat Kohli’s net worth is $127 Million, which is 950 Crore INR.

1. Sachin Tendulkar – $170 Million

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And the no. 1 cricketer in our list is none other than the God of Cricket, the master blaster himself, Sachin Tendulkar.

Sachin is such a cricketer who was loved by every person who loves the game. It is very tough to calculate how many records he bagged during his career. Once he was the lifeline of India in matches, and he used to play under tremendous pressure in every match for his team.

He has brought many sensational wins for his team and has a record of scoring 100 centuries in all formats of international cricket.

Sachin was the captain of the Indian cricket team also, and he was successful as a bowler too. He took 5 wickets as a bowler against South Africa in 1998 and against Pakistan in 2005!

The net worth of Sachin Tendulkar is $170 Million, which is 1250 Crore INR.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the richest cricketer in the world ever?

The God of Cricket, the master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer ever in the world. His net worth is $170 Million, which is 1250 Crore INR.

Who is richer Dhoni or Kohli?

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli both are sensational cricketers and have done a lot for Indian cricket. But in terms of net worth, Kohli’s net worth is $112 Million or 852 Crore INR, whereas Dhoni’s net worth is $113 Million or 860 Crore INR.

So, this was the list of the top 10 richest cricketers in the world, among whom 5 are Indian cricketers! I hope you enjoyed reading the article! Come back here to know more interesting facts about cricket.