Cricket is an international game which introduced so many legends who we known today. It is a game that is played in almost all major countries like England, Australia, South Africa and Asian countries like Pakistan, India. From the last few years the cricket made enormous developments in terms of money i.e many league started which pays very handsome amount like IPL, ICL. Today we published top richest cricket players list for you to see how much they made it:
1. MS Dhoni – $65 Million
2. Shahid Afridi -$47 Million
3. Virat Kohli – $46 Million
4. Chris Gayle – $42 Million
5. Sachin Tendulkar – $40 million
6. irfan pathan – $38 million
7. Rohit Sharma – $35 million
8. rahul dravid – $33 million
9. Imran khan – $32 million
10. Sourav Ganguly – $30 million
Other ten cricketer of our choice discussed below: (Some of them are retired and few are active players)
- Yusuf pathan – $4 million
The brother of Irfan Pathan who’s bowling had made an impact on all over the world. He is currently retired and has opened a coaching school to teach children.
- Ricky Ponting – $6 million
He is the retired Australian captain who is one of the successful captain in the history of cricket not just for Australians. It was his dedication towards cricket that he managed to make Australia won two times the world cup. But still his net worth says it all that how much success he had.
- Brett Lee – $8 million
He is known as the worlds 2nd fastest bowler of all time and considered as the big threat on other teams by his strong bowling action. He often appear in different TV ads.
- Michael Clarke – $10 million
Who dont know Clacke? He is well proved batsmen in the team Australia. He is also known as the Ricky Ponting’s successor. he alos performed captaincy role for Australian cricket team.
- Shane Watson – $13 million
Another Australian player makes it in our list of top 10 richest cricket players. Another retired player whose leg swing was outstanding. Honestly this is my favorite player who truly deserved more then $13 million net worth.
- Virender sehwag – $15 million
One of the team India’s finest openers in the history of cricket. His aggressive style and hard hitting made him the most dangerous opener for bowling attackers. Currently he is just playing county. He has talent but we all know India always produced best batsmen, that is why he didn’t make position in current active squad.
- Gautam Gambhir – $18 million
Next in the line there is another Indian cricket player that has excellent skills of playing cricket. This left handed batsmen also lead the team of KKR in IPL and got huge money by playing IPL.
- Suresh Raina – $20 million
He is left handed middle order batsman who performed exceptionally in domestic cricket.
- Andrew Flintoff – $25 million
Andrew is a former England alrounder. He was medium fast bowler and good batsman as well who played shot with time and class.
- Brian Lara – $30 million
Brian Lara is a former West Indies opener. He is known as the greatest cricketers of all time and his expert cricket analysis has total worth to listen. He made many record when he was active player as compared to other cricketers. That is why he has made into our number one spot in our top 10 richest cricket players.
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There is a reason why these players have made into these categories because of their hard work and determination. There are many other players which could be added in this list but we have to limit our words and we shared our views. What do you think?