Top 5 Richest Cricketers In The World 2021
Cricket is one of those popular sports which has a large number of crazy fans all around the world. The popularity of sports like cricket is increasing day by day which comes with a lot of money with numerous sources of promotions, advertisements, and numerous T20 leagues which take place around the globe. Tournaments such as the Indian Premier League and Big Bash League (BBL) generate a huge amount of revenue for the sponsors.
Let’s cover today what are the top 5 richest cricketers around the world, which includes Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Sachin Tendulkar.
1. Sachine Tendulkar with 150 Million/year
Sachin Tendulkar is known as one of the greatest players in cricket history who gave unbeatable competition to the whole world. Sachin is also known for his amazing scoring as no one managed to score how much he scored alone in international cricket. The score he achieved was about 30,000 which is ideally a huge score that we can expect from any cricketer.
He was also drafted into ICC cricket with a title of Hall of Fame, On another hand, he always endorses globally includes brands like Britannia, Philips, VISA, Pepsi, BMW, Luminous, Canon, Adidas, Castrol, and so on.
2. MS Dhoni with 111 Million/year
MS Dhoni is recognized as one of the greatest and best captains and wicket-keeper batsmen all around the world in the history of Cricket. MS Dhoni is an amazing finisher who got appreciated for this numerous times. He showed his skills become first-ever wicket-keeper by achieving 100 stumpings in Day International matches
He set the record of being the first captain who managed to win all 3 tournaments of ICC, which includes the Twenty20 world cup, Champions trophy, and World cup. Dhoni saw in the top 100 lists of Time magazine as a title of “Most Influential People in the World” and 16th ranking as one of the most commercial athletes around the globe. He has been endorsed by big brands such as TVS Motors, Reebok, Sony Bravia, Red Bus, Orient, Lays, Snickers, Gulf Oil, Go Daddy, and many more.
3. Virat Kohli with 92 Million/year
There is no doubt that the fan following of cricketer Virat Kohli is increasing day by day who is also considered as one of the most complete batsmen in the current time. He is one of those who managed to achieve so much in such a short time of 10 years. Virat Kohli holds the record in One-day international cricket of being one of the fastest batsmen to 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000, and 12,000 runs
He is also listed by ESPN as one of the most popular athletes across the world and Forbes listed him as one of the most marketable athletes he receives huge amounts from big brands like Audi, Colgate-Palmolive, Puma, MRF, and Tissot.
4. Ricky Ponting with 65 Million/year
Ricky Ponting is another cricketer who is considered one of the best captains after MS dhoni in the history of international cricket. He is a popular batsman of the modern era who always stated his place with amazing cricketers like Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar.
Ricky was enlisted in the year 2018 into the Hall of Fame title and the interesting fact about him is that he became the only captain to lead his team after Clive Lloyd and won two consecutive ICC World Cups in the year 2007 and in 2003. The brand he is currently working with is known as Rexona, Valvoline, and so on
5. Brian Lara with 60 Million/year
Brian Lara is one of the widely recognized batsmen of all time as he successfully holds the record of several cricket titles where he managed to top the list several times. Brian Lara is the only cricketer who scored highest in test innings with 400 runs at Antigua against England in the year 2004. Currently, Brian Lara is associated with one of the popular tyre companies named MRF.