Cricket is one of the most popular games just after soccer & cricket players worldwide earn a handsome amount of money like football or golf players as well. In a survey, we have found that BCCI which is the national cricket board of India, invests most in cricket in compare to other nations. Nowadays cricketers earn more money from franchise cricket leagues like BBL and IPL than their national cricket leagues. Here is the list of Top 10 Richest Cricketer In The World in 2022.
List of Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the World
|Cricket Player||Net Worth|
|Sachin Tendulkar||$170 Million|
|MS Dhoni||$113 Million|
|Virat Kohli||$112 Million|
|Ricky Ponting||$70 Million|
|Brian Lara||$60 Million|
|Shane Warne||$50 Million|
|Jacques Kallis||$70 Million|
|Virender Sehwag||$40 Million|
|Yuvraj Singh||$35 Million|
|Shane Watson||$30 Million|
The “God of Cricket” Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world. he has a net worth of $170 Million (INR 1250 crore), the ‘little master’ took retirement from international cricket in 2013 but he still earns a lot of money from multiple brand endorsements.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former India captain and one of the most popular captains cum wicketkeeper batman from India is the 2nd richest cricketer in the world. Under his captaincy, the Indian cricket team won an ICC Champions Trophy, two Asia Cups, an ICC T20 World Cup, and the prestigious 2011 Cricket World Cup. MS Dhoni has an approximate net worth of $113 Million (INR 860 crore).
India skipper Virat Kohli is no doubt one of the most popular cricketers of the 21st century. Virat holds the rank of 3rd richest cricketer in the world. The net worth of Virat Kohli is $112 Million (INR 852 crore). Kohli owns a few reputed fashion brands like Wrogn and One8 (partnering with Puma). Virat Kohli is the only cricket player included in the list of Forbes as the “highest-paid athletes in the world”.
Ricky Ponting, the former Australian skipper is the 4th richest cricketer despite retiring from the cricket in 2012. His net worth is $70 Million (INR 515 crore).
Former West Indies batsman, all-rounder & all-time top cricket player Brian Lara holds the rank of 5th richest cricketer in the world. Lara’s net worth is $60 Million (INR 415 crore).
Shane Warne, the legendary Australian Leg-Spinner and a former captain of the Australian cricket team is widely recognized as the 2nd most wicket-taking spinner in the world. S Warne had a net worth of US$50 Millions (INR 365 Crore).
Renowned South African Cricketer Jacques Kallis has a net worth of US$70 Million (INR 532 Crore). Kallis is the best all-rounder from South Africa International cricket has ever seen.
Virender Sehwag, the Ex-Indian Opener of India was famous for his aggressive batting style and fearless cricket. Sehwag has a net worth of US$40 Million (INR 295 Crore).
Yuvraj is the star all-rounder of Indian cricket and the man behind India’s 2011 World Cup. Popular as “Yuvi” among cricket fans he ranked in 9th position in the list of the world’s top 10 richest cricketers around. He was an all-rounder and also the Vice-Captain of the Indian ODI team. Yuvi gained his popularity fromT20 the world cup against England, where he hit six sixes in six balls against Stuart Broad. His net worth is US$35 Millions (INR 258 Crores).
Once Shane Watson was a leading star cricketer in Australia’s team in every series and world tournament. he played in total 307 international matches where he has scored 10950 runs and 281 wickets for Australia. Shane Watson has a net worth of US$30 Million (INR 221 Crores).
Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world with a net worth of $170 Million.
Kohli’s estimated net worth is $112 Million.
Dhoni’s approx net worth is US$113 Million.
MS Dhoni is richer in comparison to Virat Kohli