Top 5 Richest Cricketers in the World

Here is the list of the World’s Richest Cricketers.

5. Shane Warne (US $ 50 million)

This legendary Australian cricketer is one of the all-time greats when it comes to spin bowling. He started playing from 1992 when he debuted in his first test match, and went on to pick up 708 wickets in test matches. It is the second best record after Muttiah Muralidharan from Sri Lanka.

However Warne has scored 3000 runs but had never hit a century. He captained the Rajasthan Royals in the opening season of IPL and won the trophy.

Shane Warne’s house in Brighton

Shane Warne’s car

4. Virat Kohli (US $ 60 million)

The current Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been awarded the ICC player of the year in the ODI for his performance last year. Apart from being a fantastic cricketer, he has done some serious commercial business, as he became the first Indian to sign an endorsement with Puma for an alleged 100 crores.

He is also the brand ambassador of Audi. According to Forbes, Kohli happens to have a better brand value than Lionel Messi and also makes it to the richest cricketers in world.

Virat Kohli gives a glimpse of his new house

Virat Kohli with his new R8

3. Ricky Ponting (US $ 65 million)

The former Australian skipper is one of all-time best captains as he won three successive World Cups in 1999 (under the captaincy of Steve Waugh), 2003 and 2007 (he was the captain in the last two).

He is the only player who was a part of 100 test victories. He is currently mentoring the IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils.

Ricky Pointing’s house

2. MS Dhoni (US $ 103 million)

The former Indian skipper MS dhoni is arguably the most successful captain of India. Under his captaincy, the team won the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup.

India reached the top position in tests under Dhoni. He also led CSK to two IPL trophies (2010 and 2011) and two Champions League Twenty20 trophies (2010 and 2014).

MS Dhoni and Ziva poses in Harley 

MS Dhoni’s Bike collection

1. Sachin Tendulkar (US $ 118 million)

He is regarded as the greatest batsman of all time as he had played 664 international matches and scored a total of 34,357 runs along with scoring 100 international centuries.

Tendulkar is the proud recipient of Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, padmi Shri, Padma Vibhusana and Bharat Ratna. He is currently mentoring IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. But less people know that he listed number one in the world’s richest crickets. 

Sachin Tendulkar with his BMW i8