10. Pat Cummins-
Pat Cummins, Australia’s top strike bowler in practically all formats of the game, leads the list of the world’s wealthiest players who aren’t from India. Cummins broke English star Ben Stokes’ previous record of 14.5 Crore ($3 million) for an international player in the IPL with a record deal of $3.2 million (15.5 Crore) in the 2020 IPL Auction. Cummins is also a great asset for Cricket Australia (CA). According to Fox Sports, the bowler is paid $2 million (Rs 11 crore) per year by the board. Cummins has just spent a large sum on a Sydney property valued at more than Rs 70 crore.
9. Jacques Kallis
The first name that comes to mind when you hear the term “all-rounder” is Jacques Kallis. At one point, his aura in world cricket was undeniable. He’s also the world’s only cricketer to score 10,000 runs and take 250 wickets. Kallis stunned the world when he announced his retirement in 2014, just a year before South Africa was ousted in the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup by New Zealand. Following his retirement, Kallis worked as a coach for many franchises throughout the world. As a result, even after retirement, he continues to endorse a few businesses. His estimated net worth is 265 crore.
8. Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist, a former Australian cricket captain, is widely recognised as one of the game’s best wicketkeeper-batsmen. Currently, he is employed as a commentator and mentor. Gilchrist marketed a variety of products, including the kingfisher. Adam Gilchrist’s net worth is currently $30 million.
7. Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly, a former Indian cricketer, and commentator is known among fans as the “Maharaja of Cricket.” He is the current president of the BCCI, one of cricket’s wealthiest bodies. Apart from that, he has worked with a number of companies, including Puma, Tata Motors, Fortune Oil, and Byju’s, for which he has amassed a substantial fortune. Sourav Ganguly has a net worth of 39 million dollars as of 2021. (RS. 273 crores)
6. Shane Warne
The Australian leg spinner has always been known for his off-field antics. Apart from being one of the greatest wicket-taker in cricket history. Despite his career being plagued by numerous setbacks, Warne is a wealthy guy. In the inaugural edition of the IPL in 2008, he led Rajasthan Royals to victory. Shane Warne has a net worth of 52 million dollars and supports businesses such as Pepsi and McDonald’s.
5. Brian Lara
Brian Lara, the highest-scoring batsman in history, is a Trinidadian cricketer who represented the West Indies until 2007. After the Windies’ greats retired, Lara, known as the Princey, strengthened his national team. He took the baton and delivered a performance that will be remembered for decades. He is regarded as a notable figure in the field of international sports. Three cricketers have won the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award, including the Trinidadian cricketer. He has supported businesses such as Bmobile telecommunications and Angostura’s LLB during his career. He’s even the subject of a series of six cricket video games. Lara retired in 2007, but his net worth of $60 million (Rs. 415 crores) puts him in fifth place on the list of the richest cricketers.
4. Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting, Australia’s most successful captain, has led his country to two World Cup victories. Despite quitting from international cricket in 2012, Ponting continued to play franchise cricket for a while before retiring.
He was named Cricketer of the Decade by Australia for his outstanding performance as captain of the Australian team for nearly a decade. The former Australian captain was hired by teams like KKR, Hobart Hurricanes, and Mumbai Indians in order to gain some winning experience. He has now retired from cricket to work as a cricket analyst and coach for his country’s national side. Ponting promoted brands such as Kookaburra Bats, Rexona deodorant, Pura Milk, Swisse Vitamins, and others during his cricket career. With the success of these businesses, his revenues skyrocketed. His current net worth is estimated to be over 65 million dollars.
3. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is well-known not only for his batting powers but also for his attractive appearance and manner. With a net worth of 92 million dollars, the current Indian captain is ranked third among the world’s richest cricketers (767 crores). He is a global brand ambassador for Flipkart, Audi, Puma, and other well-known companies. He signed a contract worth a whopping 17 crores with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, making him the highest-paid IPL player of all time. Virat’s brand is currently worth 24 million dollars each year. Virat Kohli’s total net worth is 92 million dollars (Rs. 638 crores) as of 2021, making him the third richest cricketer in the world.
2. MS Dhoni
Captain Cool, MS Dhoni, is ranked second among the top ten richest cricketers in the world. He is the only skipper in cricket history to win all of the major ICC trophies. The former Indian captain is also noted for his excellent batting skills and is frequently regarded as the best finisher in limited-overs cricket.
It’s no surprise that he’s on the list of the world’s wealthiest cricketers. After all, MS Dhoni is regarded as the master of on-field cricket strategy around the world. His charisma was recognized when he was selected captain of the ICC World Test XI in 2009, 2010, and 2013. Dhoni developed as an unstoppable captain after leading India to victory in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and whitewashing Australia in a Test series. Despite the fact that his leadership broadened the field in numerous ways.
He is currently the Vice President of India Cements Ltd and is an honorary Lieutenant Colonel. In terms of profits, there’s plenty to go around. In 2012, SportsPro ranked Dhoni as the world’s sixth most marketable athlete. In 2015, he was ranked as the world’s 23rd highest-paid athlete. For years, he has been surrounded by endless sponsors such as Pepsi, Reebok, Titan, Aircel, Cello, speed, G.E money, and Siyarams. MS Dhoni is the second richest cricketer in the world, with a net worth of $111 million.
- Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar, the God of Cricket, is the answer to the question of who is the richest cricketer in the world. He is the only batsman in world cricket history to score 100 hundred. Sachin Tendulkar is a name familiar to everybody who has heard of cricket. To this day, no player has come close to matching his legacy.
Sachin has had a heavenly journey since his debut at the age of sixteen. He has seen and played with three generations of Indian cricketing teams, despite stiffness and struggle. He finally won the trophy in 2011 after six consecutive world cups.
The Master Blaster has won every major individual cricket title and has been recognized on a national level. His prize money isn’t the only thing he’s won. For his people and the sport, he received blessings, promises, and respect.
. Sachin is such a legendary figure that, even after his retirement, he continues to serve as a brand ambassador for a number of major corporations and organizations. UNICEF, BMW, Luminous, Smartron, GM Pens, Aster Pharmacy, DBS Bank, Sony Ten, Smash, Quaker, and other organizations are among them. He is the richest cricketer in the world, with a net worth of $170 million.