New Delhi: Nobody can deny the truth that Cricket is the richest game in India. The only reason behind this is that many Indians love to watch the game on TV as well as on OTT platforms. Owing to a large number of viewers, many companies spend a lot of money to buy a slot to run advertisements for their products.
This is the reason, every year the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) make millions of rupee with the game, making it the richest cricketing board in the world. As a result, it also pays well to the cricketers associated with it.
Below here, we have curated a list of cricketers who are known to be the richest cricketers in India as well as in the world.
1. Sachin Tendulkar – Rs 1090 crore
Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar holds the top position in the list of the richest cricketers in India as well as the world. He is also known for the most number of centuries in ODIs and Tests. He is associated with brands like UNICEF, BMW, Luminous, Reliance Communications, and Toshiba. His net worth crosses the 1,000 crore mark.
2. Virat Kholi – Rs 980 crore
Virat Kholi, who is known as the most dedicated player, has a net worth of Rs 980 crore. Under his captaincy, India won 29 T20Is. It is reported that Kohli has an annual income of Rs 7 crore, apart from his match fee.
3. MS Dhoni – Rs 767 crore
MS Dhoni, who led the team India in the two world Cups, has a net worth of Rs 767 crore. He is endorsing brands like Indigo Paint, Orient PSPO, Rebook, Amity University, Share market equity firm, Amity University and more.
4. Rohit Sharma – Rs 130 crore
Rohit Sharma, captain of the Indian national cricket team, has a net worth of Rs 130 crore. He presently endorses 24 brands. He has so far helped the Mumbai Indians to win 5 IPL titles.
5. Ravindra Jadeja – Rs 100 crore
Ravindra Jadeja is famous as one of the finest all-rounders in the Indian team. Among the best fielders, Jadeja is also counted. According to reports, he earns Rs crore annually. His net worth is Rs 100 crore.
6. Shikhar Dhawan – Rs 96 crore
Famous as an opener Shikhar Dhawan has a net worth of Rs 96 crore. Dhawan is associated with brands like Boat, IMG Reliance, Airtel India, Vedantu Learn and V star. As per reports, his annual salary is Rs 5 crore.
7. KL Rahul – Rs 43 crore
If we talk about India’s one of best openers, KL Rahul’s name surely could not be missed. Rahul created a record for scoring 4,000 runs in the Twenty20 format as India’s fourth-fastest player. His annual salary is Rs 5 crore while his net worth is Rs 43 crore.
8. Rishabh Pant – Rs 36 crore
India’s left-handed batsman and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant is loved by everyone. Pant, who has become famous as the fasted wicket-keeper for India to make 1,000 runs in Test cricket, has a net worth of Rs 36 crores. He earns Rs 5 crore annually, as per the reports.
9. Hardik Pandya – Rs 30 crore
In the list, we could not forget another all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Pandya plays for Baroda and Mumbai Indians (IPL) in domestic cricket. In modern cricket, Pandya is considered to be one of the best all-rounders. At the age of 29, Pandya’s net worth is Rs 5 crore annually.
10. Jasprit Bumrah – Rs 29 crore
Among the players, Bumrah is the only bowler to register a place on the list for being a rich cricketer. Among cricket fans, Bumrah has earned a place of being the fastest bowler in the Indian cricket team. In the IPL, he plays for Gujarat at the domestic level. He also rose to fame after marrying Sanjana Ganesan. At the age of 28, Bumrah has a net worth of Rs 29 crore.