Top 10 Richest Cricketers in 2019
Cricket is not just a sport that hundreds and thousands of people love, but it is a field and a career that has made people popular and rich over many years. With their excellent performances and millions of fan followings, a lot of cricket players demand enormous summation of money by charging top brands heavily and this is why even top brands are willing to hire them as their brand ambassadors. The Top 10 Richest Cricketers In 2019 are:
10. AB De Villiers
This position is captured by South African player AB De Villers. He also holds many crickets batting records such as world’s fastest 50, 100 and 150 in ODI . His gross earrings are about 12 million dollars so far.
9. Chris Gayle:
A famous West Indies cricketer, Chris Gayle is very dangerous batsman and can make any bowler nervous when he is on the pitch for the game. His estimated net worth is 15 million dollars which he has earned from playing cricket as well as by working in many commercials and endorsements combined.
8. Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke is a former international cricketer and captain of Australia. He has an estimated net worth of 16 million dollars because he is one of the finest cricket player in the world. He is the star player of the Indian Premier League and has made consecutive runs in ODI matches and test matches. Clarke has won the Allan Border Medal, considered to be the most prominent entity prize in Australian cricket, four times, in 2005, 2009 (jointly with Ricky Ponting), 2012 and 2013.
7. Gautam Gambhir:
Another Indian player Gautam Gambhir is on number eight on this list because his net financial value is about 20 million dollars in 2019. Half of this income is known to have come from his cricket career while other half he has made through working and signing various TV ads and commercials.
6. Shahid Afridi:
He is a most aggressive batsman of Pakistan cricket team and also well known by his nick name Boom Boom Afridi. He has earned about 30 million dollars until now from his cricket career because he is an all-rounder player who is said to be the highest paid cricketer in BPL, SPL and APL as of 2014. He holds the testimony of most (97) Wickets, and highest number of player of the match award in Twenty- twenty international cricket.
5. Shane Watson:
Shane Watson is best bowler and batsman of Australia and have done some barely credible jobs in his cricket career until now. His estimated net value is 35 million dollars that he has earned both from his profession and his endorsements.
4. Virender Sehwag:
He is famed of his designate “Viru”. Sehwag is a very outrageous batsman who is well known for striking balls extremely. He is right handed opener batsman in Indian Cricket Team. He is not in the team now but still earning a good amount. He has played some legendary matches in his times and still has some great endorsements deals in his pockets that he has signed and will sign in the near future. His net worth is 35 million dollars.
3. Yuvraj Singh
The brave boy who fought a war with cancer to stage a dramatic return has definitely proved that nothing in this world is impractical. October 2000, he has been the member of the Indian Cricket Team. In 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, he was the man of the Tournament. He got so fame by hitting 6 sixes in a one over of Stuart Broad in 2007 world cup T20. He is the only batsman to attain a fifty subsequent to coming to bat at the 16th over in a T-20 tournament. A foremost amount of earning for Yuvraj comes through IPL. In 2015, Yuvraj broke all records as he was purchased by Delhi Daredevils for a massive sum of Rs.16 Crores. His yearly earnings is $6 Million and IPL 10 salary is $1.8 Million. His Net Worth is 40 million dollars.
2. M S Dhoni:
He is the top notch player of the world and has made over 70 million dollars until 2018. He is said to have at least twenty five endorsements, each of which pay1 Million dollars annually. Asset of his high incomes, he is also amongst the highest tax paying people in India.
He is skipper of Indian Team and is well known international cricketer. He made his identity worldwide by winning World Cup 2011.He is one of the most dangerous batsman in the world. He got honored with Arjuna Award in 2013. He newly outlasted the net worth of Dhoni and became the highest paid Cricketer.He is the highest paid cricketer of the Indian Premier League and play for the Bangalore Royal Challengers. He has an estimated net worth of about 92 million dollars. He is the brand ambassadors of some leading brands like Nike, PepsiCo and Toyota.