Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world with 870 crore assets, See the list of the top 10 richest cricketers
A cricketer’s assets grow for many reasons, the most important of which is match fees and sponsorship. Cricket is one of the few popular sports in the world. The fans of this game in India are in crores.
The introduction of T20 cricket and T20 leagues brings more money and charm to the cricket game. League like Indian Premier League, (IPL), Pakistan Super League (PSL), Big Bash League (BBL), and many other leagues are popular and players participate in these leagues to make more money.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the top league in the world with respect to the money involved and the quality of cricket. BCCI also includes glamour in the game to attract more and more cricket lovers but, the prices of the players and money involved in the league is the big reason for the popularity of the IPL.
There are 8 to 10 big cricket leagues in the world among which IPL is the biggest cricket league in the world without any doubt.
The brand value of cricket players and cricket in India is very high. Whenever a company makes its ad through these players, then in return, the company gives them crores of money. This is the easiest way for any player to earn money. That is why whenever they get free time from tours and tournaments, they do not leave any chance of earning money.
If we talk about the world’s richest cricket personalities, then there is an influx of Indians in it. 5 of the world’s top-10 richest cricket personalities are Indians. Even the top 3 are Indians. Sachin Tendulkar tops the list.
1. Sachin Tendulkar (INR 870 Crore)
Sachin Tendulkar has become the legend of cricket. In international cricket, no batsman has scored more runs than him. Sachin Tendulkar is also known as Master Blaster. Sachin Tendulkar has a net worth of $ 115 million (about Rs 870 crore), which makes him the richest cricketing personality in the world.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (INR 840 Crore)
After Sachin, Mahendra Singh Dhoni comes in this list. Dhoni, who made Team India a two-time World Champion under his leadership, has a net worth of $ 111 million (about Rs 840 crore). He has endorsement deals with Reebok, Godaddy, TVS Motors, Colgate, Snickers, Sony Bravia, Orient, and many more.
3. Virat Kohli (INR 696 Crore)
Virat Kohli is at number three. Virat Kohli, who has scored 70 international centuries, is a cricket superstar. He was the only cricketer in Forbes 2019 list of the top 100 highest-grossing players. Kohli has total assets of $ 92 million (about Rs 696 crore). He promotes big brands like Google, Colgate, Pepsi, Valvoline, Audi India and Uber.
4. Ricky Ponting (INR 492 Crore)
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is counted among the most successful captains. He led his team in 324 international matches, winning 220 of them. Ponting has been awarded the Cricketer Award of the 2000s. His total assets are $ 65 million (about Rs 492 crore).
5. Brian Lara (INR 454 Crore)
The only batsman in the world to score 400 runs in an innings of Test cricket, Brian Lara, who is also in the ICC Hall of Fame. He chose golf after cricket and also flagged his success there. Brian Lara is also known as The Prince. His total assets are $ 60 million (Rs 454 crore).
World’s 10 richest cricketers
1. Sachin Tendulkar – 870 crore
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 840 crores
3. Virat Kohli – 696 Crore
4. Ricky Ponting – 492 crore
5. Brian Lara – 454 crores
6. Shane Warne – 394 crores
7. Virender Sehwag – 303 crores
8. Jacques Kallis – 265 crores
9. Yuvraj Singh – 265 crores
10. Shane Watson – 227 crores