Top Ten Richest Cricketers in the World

Cricket generates billions of dollars in revenue for cricketers each year. Do you find it fascinating how much the cricketers earn? Here presenting to you the Top Ten Richest Cricketers in the World. 

In the list of the top ten richest cricketers in the world, Sachin Tendulkar stands at the top, and MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli follow him.  The list contains mostly Indian cricketers and some Australian and West Indian cricketers. All the richest players have earned their name as world-class players. 

This guide gives a list of the top ten richest cricketers in the world. 

Top Ten Richest Cricketers in the World 2023

Cricketers are the highest-paid players in the world. Their revenue includes salaries, endorsement deals, business ventures, social appearances, and the like. 

The following is a list of the top ten richest cricketers in the world in 2023. 

Richest Cricketers in the World
S. No.CricketerCountryNet Worth
1.Sachin TendulkarIndia$172 million
2.MS DhoniIndia$127 million
3.Virat KohliIndia$122 million
4.Ricky PontingAustralia$100 million
5.Jacques KallisSouth America$70 million
6.Brian LaraWest Indies$60 million
7.Shane WarneAustralia$50 million
8.Virender SehwagIndia$42 million
9.Yuvraj SinghIndia$40 million
10.Steve SmithAustralia$30 million
  1. Sachin Tendulkar ($172 Million)

Indian legend, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar stands at the top of the list of the richest cricketers in the world in 2023. His net worth of $172 million is proof of his excellent ability at the cricket ground. He has been the captain of the Indian national team and is regarded as one of the most magnificent batsmen in cricket history as he made the highest runs in the ODI, Tests, and T20s. Apart from his huge income, he has earned many accolades and awards throughout his cricket career.  

  1. MS Dhoni ($127 million)

Indian former international cricketer and captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni comes second in the list of top ten richest cricketers in the world. He has earned a net worth of $127 million as he became a renowned wicket keeper and batsman through the resilience and hard work that he displays at the playfield. He is the only captain who led the Indian team to win all ICC trophies. 

  1. Virat Kohli ($122 Million)

One of the most popular Indian international cricketers, Virat Kohli is a right-handed batsman. He is one of the richest cricketers in the world with a net worth of $122 million. He is remembered as the top candidate to surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s records. His income is not confined to playing cricket only but a major contribution comes through his presence in TV ads, being a part of the Indian Premier League, and making social appearances at different events. 

  1. Ricky Ponting ($100 Million)

Australian legend Ricky Ponting is not only a great cricketer but one of the richest cricketers in the world. As a cricketer, he made 220 wins out of 324 matches, including three World Cup victories. He makes a total revenue of $100 million. Besides being a cricketer, he is an Australian commentator and an Australian cricket coach. He holds phenomenal records which shows his unbeatable ability with the bat. 

  1. Jacque Kallis ($70 Million)

South African cricketer, Jacque Kallis is an all-rounder of all time.  

He earns a net worth of $70 million as he is known for his skilled bowling and brilliant fielding. He is among the most valuable players who made 25000 runs and took 500 wickets. All in all, Jacque Kallis is a great cricketer in the history of cricket. 

  1. Brian Lara ($60 Million)

Brian Lara was a crucial player in the West Indian cricket team. He is the best left-handed batter of all time with a net worth of $60 million. He holds the record of making the highest score of 400 not out in Tests and 501 not out in first-class innings. He has a knack for taking brilliant action with a bat in his hand. His classy batting had earned him fans in his region and from all over the globe.

  1. Shane Warne ($50 Million) 

Australia’s legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne has earned his name and money as one of the most successful bowlers in the history of international cricket. He has a record of taking over 1,000 international wickets to his name. His net worth is $50 million which makes him one of the richest cricketers in the world. No doubt Warne is a pride of Australian cricket and now serving himself as an Australian commentator. 

  1. Virender Sehwag ($42 Million)

India’s pride Virender Sehwag is known as the most aggressive opening batsman whose batting mastery sends shivers down the spine to the opposition bowling line. His net income is $42 which makes him one of the wealthiest cricketers in the cricket world. He has been the brand ambassador of renowned companies and endorsed international brands.  He is also the only Indian and the fourth batsman to surpass the 300-run milestone twice in Test cricket history. 

  1. Yuvraj Singh ($40 Million)

Yuvraj Singh is remembered as the best sportsperson by his fans. Yuvraj has made his career as a left-handed batsman and a spin bowler. His cricket career saw gloom when he was diagnosed with cancer but he made a comeback in all its glory and became a crucial player to make India win the World Cup 2011. He is a true inspiration for all cricket fans as he generates a net income worth $40 million. His six sixes in one over have earned him an unforgettable name.

  1. Steve Smith ($30 Million)

Australian cricketer Steve Smith is among the wealthiest cricketers with an estimated net worth of $30 million. With his destructive batting skill, he has attacked the best bowling lines. He has been a right-handed batsman in the Australian cricket team and earned numerous achievements and accolades. 

Wrapping Up 

This guide is a list of all the Top Ten Richest Cricketers in the World. India’s legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer with a net worth of $172 million, MS Dhoni earns $127 million and Virat Kohli has a net worth of $122 million. This list includes Australian and West Indian cricketers earning their best. For more informative articles like these, follow Crickist.

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