Game of an amateur played by Englishmen, Cricket didn’t even draw in full-time professionals towards it to current scenario where you would barely associate financial danger with a cricketer. Cricketers of today are one of the richest people of their countries and sometimes even rank a laudable place in the highest paid athletes. Thanks to IPL plus the amount of endorsements that cricketers get in a hefty sum. Let’s have some glimpse at Top 10 richest cricketers in the world who are currently cater their trade around the globe.
Yusuf Pathan, a destructive force in the international cricket, domestic circuits and IPL, an off-spinner, the elder brother of Irfan Pathan has become the national reckon. Yusuf Pathan still is a treat to watch when he is in full flow & earns an estimated $ 3.3 million from cricket.
The flamboyant South-African born who has an ability to spell bound a crowd, Kevin Pietersen has started playing around in the domestic T20 Leagues & now that his England career is all over but KP earns $3 Million as cricketing pay including his endorsements majorly from Adidas, Oakley & Citizen Eco Drive.
Popular for his big hundreds, the Australian captain, known for astute captaincy and bold declarations, Clarke is an excellent middle order batsman draws a salary of $2.9 Millions. His special and major endorsements include Gillette, Bonds, and Spartan Sports.
7) Rohit Sharma- 5$ MillionThe ‘King of Double Century in ODI’, the Run-Machine of 2015, the emerging talent of Indian Cricket Team, Rohit Sharma has been lauded for the elegance & the time that he has when playing the Cricket ball. He has also been a successful IPL captain leading his Mumbai Indians to the IPL title in 2015. Rohit Sharma currently grosses close to $2 Million from cricketing salary & from brand like MRF.
The Australian all rounder who rose to prominence again in national clothing in 2008 after a productive IPL player for Rajasthan Royals. Sydney Sixers, and Hampshire has helped to earn close to $2.9 Million & endorsements from Gunn & Moore, Asics, and TAG Heuer.
5) Virender Sehwag – 6.9$ MillionsThe Smasher, Hitter, the Swashbuckling opener, Sehwag can be seen in Kings Xi Punjab in IPL & one of the best batsman of all time in Indian International Team. Sehwag draws a salary of $2.8 Millions & endorsements from Fila, and Hero Honda.
The superman of cricket, king of Jamaica, hard-hitter with the bat, nightmare for the bowlers, Chris Gayle is one of the most famous players in International Cricket and IPL. He draws a salary of close to $ 4 Million as salary & endorsements from include PepsiCo, Royal Challenge.
The handsome heart of Indian Team, the next Sachin Tendulkar, Current Test Captain of India, the aggressive, nightmare of any type of bowlers, Virat drives home a salary of $3.1million with the rest coming from endorsements Head & Shoulders, Nike & Pepsi.
Well, Gauty is not the Richest cricketer in the world but is the second richest cricketer in the world though ‘Not in Current Indian Team’ and out of form, Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata Knight Riders to 2 IPL Titles in the last 3 years & led team India lift the WC 2011 with his superb 91 runs, the Delhi boy, draws around $7.3 Million from salaries & his top endorsements include Reebok, and Hero Honda.
With top endorsements Reebok, Pepsi co & Sony, Maahi draws 26.5$ Millions as the first in the list of Top 10 Richest Cricketer in the World. The Captain Cool, Greatest Finisher ever, No. 1 Captain for India & 3rd in the World, MS Dhoni is one of the cricketer who has won billions of hearts across the world. Surely, he not only played cricket with his cool and calm nature but showed sportsmen spirit in every match he plays be it, International or Domestic. We hope that Top 10 Richest Cricketer in the World have let you known who have played how much money wise.
|MS Dhoni||$26.5 million||$65 Million||Reebok, PepsiCo, Sony|
|Gautam Gambhir||$7.3 million||$47 Million||Reebok, Hero Honda|
|Virat Kohli||$7.1 million||$46 Million||Nike, PepsiCo, Toyota , Head&Shoulder|
|Chris Gayle||$7 million||$44 Million||Pepsico, Royal Challenge|
|Virender Sehwag||$6.9 million||$40 Million||Fila, Hero Honda, Royal Challenge|
|Shane Watson||$5.9 million||$40 Million||Gunn & Moore, Asics, TAG Heuer|
|Rohit Sharma||$5.0 million||$36 Million||MRF|
|Michael Clarke||$4.9 million||$34.5 Million||Spartan Sports, Gillette, Bonds|
|Kevin Pietersen||$4.5 million||$30 Million||Adidas, Oakley & Citizen Eco Drive|
|Yusuf Pathan||$3.7 million||$25 Million||Aircel , PepsiCO|
Article publié pour la première fois le 14/12/2015