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Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the world of 2023

By Akanksha - November 11, 2023 - Last updated on Nov 11, 2023 01:45 PM
Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the world of 2023

We all know how important cricket is across the world; it is more popular than any other national sport. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world, behind only soccer. Cricket players make a lot of money, much like football players or golf players. According to our data, the national cricket regulating body of India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), outpaces other nations in cricket investment.

At the moment, cricketers earn more money from franchise cricket leagues like the BBL and IPL than they do from their respective national cricket leagues. The following is a list of the world's richest cricketers for the year 2023.

List Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the world of 2023

We normally have athletes from our own country, but do you know who the best players in the globe are? We will look at the top ten richest cricketers in this section.

Player Country Net Worth
Virender Sehwag India $42 million
Saurav Ganguly India $50 million
Shane Warne Australia $50 million
Chris Gayle West Indies $54 million USD
Brian Lara West Indies $60 million
Jaques Kallis South Africa $70 million
Ricky Ponting Australia $95 million – $100 million
MS Dhoni India $125 million
Virat Kohli India $126 million
Sachin Tendulkar India $150 million

10. Virender Sehwag

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Virender Sehwag was once India's starting opener batter. BCCI pays Sehwag a huge salary of USD 5.7 million. In addition, he earns a substantial quantity of money from IPL games played in India. He is regarded as one of India's top cricketers.

He was the representative of his country from 1999 until 2013. His overall assets are believed to be worth 277 crores, which includes certain brand partnerships and other stuff he manages. He has 8 million (17.2 million) Instagram and Facebook followers.

9. Saurav Ganguly

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Ganguly has represented his natal country in several capacities in cricket, such as pitcher and hitter. In 1992, he played in his debut One-Day International (ODI). The contender made his cricket debut in 1996. He was appointed to assist in running the firm as a member of Cricket's Leading Group of Control executives.

Ganguly is currently estimated to be worth $50 million. His cricket organization is his primary source of income, but he also gets money by supporting companies such as Lux Cozi or their products. He has 3.2 million followers on Instagram, 6.6 million on Twitter, and 2.2 million on Facebook, to name a few.

8. Shane Warne

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Shane Warne, the late, iconic former Australian cricketer, needs no introduction. Warne was a top leg-spinner because of his ability to fool batters with his cunning, attitude, and talents. He first appeared in testing in 1992. He also left comments.

His net worth, which includes brand partnerships, was estimated to be about $50 million. Although Shane Warne is not active on many social media platforms, his official Facebook profile has almost 1.5 million followers.

7. Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle, a well-known figure in global cricket, makes our list. The current West Indies batsman has gained note for his violent and aggressive batting style.

Gayle earns money via brand sponsorships, franchising agreements, and marketing resorts and hotels in her own country. Aside from an AR-based company, the cricketer has investments in virtual gaming platforms.

All of the factors we covered put his net worth at roughly 54 million USD. He has over 3.8 million followers on Instagram, 5.6 million on Twitter, and 13 million on Facebook. Many fan accounts with a large number of followers are also available.

6. Brian Lara

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Brian Lara wins the game as the best overall player in both bowling and batting. He began his test debut in 1990. He built a profession out of playing cricket. He has the best record, with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in 1994.

His $65 million net worth stemmed from many sources, one of which was brand sponsorship. Although he does not utilize social media much, his fan pages remain active. He has 89.1k Facebook fans.

5. Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis

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Jacques is the South African coach and player. He initially showed up on a test in 1995. He sought careers in cricket bowling and batting. The fact that he has over 10,000 runs and 250 wickets in both ODIs and Tests cannot be ignored. Kallis's reputation as a successful coach is well-known.

According to various sources, his net worth is between $25 and $48 million. He is sponsored by an Indian hair salon. He also has 117k Instagram followers and 1.2M Twitter followers.

4. Ricky Ponting

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Ricky has been dubbed "Australia's best head" by some. In the year 2012, he decided to retire from cricket. Even after leaving, he is still regarded as the most accomplished player. Surprisingly, he was awarded a trophy for coaching Australia's international squad in 2002.

He supports himself through many means, including cricket analysis. He selects several activities to supplement his income, including cricket analysis. His current net worth is almost $65 million, derived from various sources such as travel and the businesses he controls. Adidas, CricketNext.com, and other brands have been supported. The cricketer has 524k Instagram followers, 286.8k Twitter followers, and 2M Facebook fans.

3. MS Dhoni

 MS Dhoni

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During his adolescence, the famous MS Dhoni worked tirelessly to improve as a player, and he was undeniably successful. Cricket ended up becoming his future career, just as he had predicted. When it came to his turn in 1998, he had the opportunity to demonstrate his cricket ability. He is the first Indian coach to be successful in winning every ICC championship.

He has an estimated net worth of $125 million. His net worth is supported by companies such as Go Daddy, Livefast, Amity University, and others. He also has a successful apparel company. The enormous revenues are the consequence of a variety of reasons, including those unrelated to cricket. He has over 27 million Facebook admirers, 8.5 million Twitter followers, and 39.8 million Instagram followers. Despite not being highly active on social media, he keeps his admirers updated.

2. Virat Kohli

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In the world of cricket, Virat Kohli is a household name. Virat converted his passion for cricket into a source of financial security. He is also a brand ambassador at the moment. His professional career began in 2002. He reached his aim of being a World Cup U-19 coach in 2008. His entire performance garnered him several sorts of accomplishments.

According to records, he earned more than Rs. 7 crores from cricket ($126 million approximately). The net worth, which includes revenue from brands and cricket, totals US $126 million. He has also launched various start-ups and enterprises, which help him financially.

On social media, he is listed as one of the most iconic cricket players. He has a devoted following on Facebook (nearly 5.1 million), Instagram (70.2 million), and Twitter (57.2 million).

1. Sachin Tendulkar

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If we talk about the Richest Cricketers in the World, Sachin Tendulkar made the best decision of his life when he decided to pursue a cricket career and made his debut in 1989 against Pakistan. He played professional cricket for over 24 years until retiring in 2013.

He presently serves as a brand ambassador for Pepsi, TVs, Airtel, Castrol India, and Colgate. He is the only player who has reached hundreds in all worldwide forms since he began playing cricket at a young age. His ties with several businesses contribute to his present net worth of over $150 million.

Sachin Tendulkar may be found on most social media platforms, including Facebook. He enjoys telling others about his life. He has 400k followers on YouTube, 34.1 million on Twitter, 33.9 million on Facebook, 26.9 million on Instagram, and 596k LinkedIn contacts.

Also Read: Top 10 Richest Indian Cricketers 2023 Edition

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