Cricket has become one of the most followed among the games in the world particularly in Indian Subcontinent, England and Australia. People of these countries are seem to be more interested in cricket. That is why the players of cricket are becoming more famous in the world and because of that advertisers prefer cricketers for promotion of their products. This is a big part of earning of the cricketer to get ads of different companies. Some players are getting more and more interest of the sponsors. Indian young legend Virat Kohli is one of them who are getting progress in their earnings. Here is the list of top 10 most richest cricketers of the world.
Top 10 Most Richest Cricketers of the world
10. Andrew Filntoff (England)
He is affectionately known is the richest of the British cricketers. He accumulated his net worth of $15 million in 2014 while playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Indian Premiere League team CSK and England. He is at number ten in the list of most richest cricketers of the world. After retiring from cricket due to a knee injury, he has become a broadcaster and professional boxer.
9. Virat Kohli (India)
Virat Kohli is the young and stylish batsman of Indian cricket team. Apart from cricket his personality is very attractive that is why he is one of most prefer choices of the companies to advertise their products. He has about an estimated net worth of $15 million. He is also in the top 10 most expensive player in IPL. Virat Kohli has a value of match winner in his team in every format of cricket.
8. Rahul Dravid (India)
Dravid was previous captain of Indian Cricket team. He is at 8th position in the list of most richest cricketers of the world. His estimated net worth is at around $23 million.
7. Yousaf Pathan (India)
Yousaf Pathan is also one of the best cricketers of Indian cricket team. He is at 7th number in richest cricketers. He is brother of Indian all rounder Irfan Pathan. It can be surprising to many that this fellow would surpass Rahul Dravid, he is at number seven in the list with an estimated net worth of $27 million he certainly has.
6. Yuvraj Singh (India)
Yuvraj Singh is an Indian cricketer with an estimated net worth of $35.5 million. He was part of India’s team which won during the 2007 World Twenty20 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. During the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he received award of the Man of the Tournament. In ICC world cup 2015 he was not the part of his team. He is at number one in most expensive player in IPL for the season of 2015.
5. Shane Warne (Australia)
Warne is at number 5 in the list of richest cricketers of the world. Warne is certainly one of the richest with an estimated net worth of $50 million. Currently, Warne earns a living as a professional poker player and cricket commentator.
4. Imran Khan (Pakistan)
Imran Khan is the man who won Pakistan her first world-cup is certainly the richest Pakistani cricketer of all times. With an estimated net worth nearing $51 million, after retirement from cricket he is a prominent figure in the politics of Pakistan. He has made his second marriage after a long time from the divorce of first. He is at number 4 in the list of most richest cricketers in the world.
3. Sourav Ganguly (India)
Indian previous captain Sourav Ganguly is at number 3 in the list. Sourav has an estimated net worth of $55.5 million which he made while being a part of the Indian cricket team and during his stints at the IPL.
2. Ricky Ponting (Australia)
Ricky Ponting has an estimated net worth of $65 million. He earned his net worth as a professional cricketer. Boasting more records than any other player in the Australian history; he has scored the most Test and ODI runs for his country. He is at 2nd position in the list of most richest cricketers in the world.
1. Sachin Tendulkar (India)
Sachin is considered as a greatest batsman as well as cricketer of the world. He is also on of most richest cricketers of the world, he is at the top of the list. He has an estimated net wealth of $115 million.