Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World


Cricket, something we are all crazy about whenever it comes to our ears. It is considered as a gentleman’s game. But this game also falls under the category of one of the highest paid games in the world. The cricketers are paid handsome amount of money for entertaining the crowd on field and off filed.  According to the viewership rate cricket is considered as the second most popular games after soccer.  In this industry most of the cricketers get paid well when they are endorsed by some famous brands. The trend of cricket ambassador selection in any recent advertisement has created a buzz and that is the main reason for having the names of the Indian players falling under the richest cricketers in the world.

Here is the bucket list of top ten richest cricketers in the world 2015.

Mahender Singh Dhoni

richest sportsman in the world

31.5 million USD

We all are crazy about, famously known as MS Dhoni.  Apart from his best batting skills and of course his manly looks he is one of the richest cricketers in the world. Among the world famous 22 richest sport games he has hit the number one position in the top hundred lists. Awesome isn’t it?  He is the leading brand in the world cricket lately and also the richest cricketer in the world.

He gets 3.5 million from his stipulated salary and 28 million from endorsements ONLY….!!!!

Sachin Tendulkar

richest cricketer in the world

18 million USD

Is there anybody who is not a fan of the living legend Sachin Tendulkar!!! I don’t think so… Though he has retired but he is still the best in the cricket industry.  He won the Bharat Ratna award lately. He receives 18 million via endorsements. That huge!!!

Virat Kohli

best cricketer in the world

12 million USD

Salary- 3 million

Endorsements-9 million

He is the leading sensation and heart throb of the new generation. He has captured the hearts of many with his cricketing skills and obviously good looks. He gets 12 million USD per year….

Gautam Gambhir

world richest cricketer list

8 million USD

Salary:-3.5 million

Endorsements-4.5 million

He has entangled the hearts of many girls with his extremely good looks and has got enormous number of fans for his awesome skills. Though he is not in the national team lately but he still falls under the richest cricketers in the world.  He is the captain of Kolkata knight riders in IPL. He ranks the fourth in the list.

Chris Gayle

world top 10 richest cricketer

7 million USD

Salary- 4 million

Endorsements – 3 million

He is considered as one of the most entertaining cricketer in the whole world… if you can’t believe then you must see him dance.., shocked? Yes he is a good dancer and an awesome cricketer. He bangs the 5th rank in the bucket list.  He plays all the T20 Leagues and is extremely world famous.

Shane Watson

list of richest cricketers in the world

6 million USD

Salary:-3 million

Endorsements- 3 million

He is considered as the one of the most advanced all rounder cricketers in the whole world. He is one of the players in the team Rajasthan royal. He receives a handsome amount of money from there and ranks 6th in the bucket list.

Rohit Sharma

rich cricketer

He is worldwide famous and holds the number one position for scoring the maximum number of runs in OD innings. He is an active member of the team Mumbai Indians. He earns 3 million from endorsements. That a huge amount I must say.

Yuvraj Singh

world richest cricketers

5 million USD

Salary- 3.5


He is one of the most warm and celebrated player not only in the fields of cricket but in life as well. He got cured from cancer. He received an amount of Rs 14.5 crore making him the richest cricket player by the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Kevin Peterson

most popular cricketer in the world

4.5 million USD

Salary- 3 million

Endorsements- 1.5 million

He is very much famous in the T20 league. He played as a freelance cricket player. Now he gets up to 4.5 million dollars and ranks the 9th in the bucket list

Brett Lee

best cricketer of the world

4 million USD

Salary:- 2 million

Endorsements- 2 million

He has retired from the game yet he earns 4 million annually.

Here is the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world 2015.  Hope you enjoy.


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