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Top 10 Richest Indian Cricketers 2023 Edition

By Akanksha - November 10, 2023 - Last updated on Nov 10, 2023 11:31 PM
Top 10 Richest Indian Cricketers 2023 Edition

Since cricket is the most popular sport on the Indian subcontinent, cricketers—the athletes who play the game—are highly respected and admired both on and off the field. In Southeast Asia, cricket is the most popular sport and the highest-paying one. Major events like the current ODI World Cup 2023 draw billions of people worldwide—making them even bigger than the Super Bowl.

In addition, these events excite cricket fans and bring in large sums of money for the organizers through ticket sales, sponsorships, advertising, and other means. The Indian Premier, or IPL, is the second-richest sports competition globally. Considering how much Indians adore cricket, this is hardly shocking at all. It follows that for the Indian cricket players to compete in these events, they must be compensated well. Now, let's examine the top ten Indian cricket players regarding wealth.

Top 10 Richest Indian Cricketers 2023 Edition

The top ten richest Indian cricket players are listed as follows:

Player Net Worth (in million dollars)
Gautam Gambhir $23
Rahul Dravid $24
Suresh Raina $25
Rohit Sharma $26
Yuvraj Singh $35
Virender Sehwag $45
Sourav Ganguly $50
Mahendra Singh Dhoni $125
Virat Kohli $126
Sachin Tendulkar $150

10. Gautam Gambhir - $23 million

Gautam Gambhir

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Gautam Gambhir, a former Indian cricket player, is renowned for his reliable batting style and capacity to perform well under duress. He was instrumental in India's triumphs in both the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2007 T20 World Cup.

His current net worth of $23 million (Rs 150 crore approximately) places him as the tenth-highest Indian cricket player.

The 10 wealthiest Indian cricket players are listed above, and they are without a doubt the ones who made it possible for the Men in Blue to reach their current status.

9. Rahul Dravid - $24 million

Rahul Dravid

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Rahul Dravid is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in sports history. His ability to anchor the innings and his sound approach were well-known. Fans and other cricket players dubbed him "The Great Wall of India" because of his commitment and perseverance on the field.

Rahul Dravid completes our list of the top ten richest Indian cricket players. Despite being regarded as the most practical cricket player, Dravid is extremely wealthy. The projected net worth of the former captain and coach of Team India is $24 million, or around Rs 199.56 crore. Having a net worth of $24 million, he is the ninth richest cricketer in India.

8. Suresh Raina - $25 million

Suresh Raina

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Suresh Raina, a former left-handed batsman for India, is renowned for his aggressive batting approach and capacity for rapid runs. He played a crucial role in the Indian cricket team's triumph in several competitions, including the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Suresh Raina is equally wealthy and proud of it. Zee News estimates that the former Chennai Super Kings player is worth $25 million (around Rs 207.87 crore). Having a net worth of $25 million, he is the eighth richest cricketer in India.

7. Rohit Sharma - $26 million

Rohit Sharma

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The aggressive batting style and big-run-scoring abilities of Rohit Sharma, the current captain of the Indian cricket team, are well-known. Throughout his career, Sharma, often known as "The Hitman," has broken several records. He is the only player to have scored three double-hundreds in one-day international cricket.

His current net worth of $26 million (Rs 216 crore approximately) places him as the seventh richest cricketer in India.

6. Yuvraj Singh - $35 million

Yuvraj Singh

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Former Indian cricket player Yuvraj Singh, also known as Yuvi, is an all-rounder. Acknowledged for his formidable hitting prowess and outstanding fielding abilities, he was named Player of the Tournament after contributing significantly to India's triumph in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Before retiring from cricket in 2019, Yuvraj overcame health issues and returned to the game with triumph.

Yuvraj Singh is likewise one of the wealthiest cricket players in India. Singh's estimated net worth is $35 million, or around Rs 291 crore, according to reports. With a $35 million net worth, he ranks sixth among Indian cricketers' richest players.

5. Virendra Sehwag - $45 million

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Former Indian cricket player Virendra Sehwag, popularly known as Viru, is renowned for his aggressive batting approach. He has several records and was one of the most devastating opening batters in cricket history. Despite his retirement from all forms of cricket in 2015, Sehwag is still involved in the sport as a pundit and coach for aspiring players.

We have Virendra Sehwag next. Sehwag is said to have a net worth of $45 million, or around Rs 374 crore. With a net worth of $45 million, Virendra Sehwag is the fifth richest cricket player in India.

4. Saurav Ganguly - $50 million

Saurav Ganguly

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Former Indian cricketer Saurav Ganguly, popularly known as Dada, is the team captain. Ganguly was instrumental in turning the Indian cricket team into a formidable force in the World Cup. Although he stopped playing cricket in all of its forms in 2008, he is still active in the sport as an administrator.

Several former Team India leaders, including Sourav Ganguly, often known as Dada, are on the list of the wealthiest Indian cricket players. The former BCCI President is projected to be worth $60 million (about Rs 498.9 crore), according to DNA India. Ganguly is worth $60 million in total.

3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni - $125 million

ms dhoni

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MSD, as he is affectionately known by his supporters, is one of, if not the, greatest Indian captains of all time. Captain Cool is the first Indian cricket captain to have won all three major ICC tournaments: the ICC World Twenty20 in 2007, the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011, and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. On the field, his calm and cool demeanour, as well as his lightning-fast reflexes as the team's wicketkeeper, gained him enormous respect and affection from both his teammates and opponents.

MS Dhoni is another cricketer on the list with a net worth of more than Rs 1000 crore. The former Team India captain's net worth is estimated to be $125 million (roughly Rs 1040 crore) by Mint.MS Dhoni is the third-richest Indian cricketer, with a net worth of $125 million.

2. Virat Kohli - $126 million

Virat Kohli - 543 runs

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The former Indian cricket captain is without a doubt the finest batsman in the world right now. His constant performance and ability to pursue targets have earned him the moniker "chase master." Kohli has set multiple milestones, including being the first player to reach 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, and 11,000 runs in one-day internationals in record time. He is well-known for his aggressive playing style and high level of fitness.

Virat Kohli, another well-known Indian cricketer, is worth more than Rs 1000 crore. The former Team India captain, who is married to Anushka Sharma, has an estimated net worth of $126 million (roughly Rs 1050 crore), according to Hindustan Times.

1. Sachin Tendulkar - $150 million

Sachin Tendulkar

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Tendulkar is the greatest cricketer of all time. The legend holds the record for most runs scored in all formats of cricket. It's no surprise that he is the richest Indian cricketer, with several records to his name, including being the first player to hit 100 international century and many, many more.

Sachin Tendulkar, dubbed the "God of Cricket," is widely regarded as the greatest cricketer of all time. He is, understandably, the richest cricketer in the world. Tendulkar's net worth is estimated to be $150 million (about Rs 1250 crore) by Mint. He has a phenomenal net worth of $150 million.

Also Read: The top 10 run scorers of the World Cup 2023 so far

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