Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020

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Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020

Cricket has become one of the most popular sports of all time in all Commonwealth Countries. There are numerous Cricket Fans around the World. Many types of Cricket Matches are held in The World which are T20’s, Test Matches, ODI’s One Day Internationals, and most important World Cup which have the most waiting of fans of Cricket because it is held after every 5 years. We have included Cricketers from all over the world in our list of Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020.

We have researched and mentioned the Richest Cricketers of all time, whether they are retired or still playing and included them in our research list of Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World. These Cricketers earn not only from Cricket but also from various options like Brand Endorsements, some of them are Brand Ambassadors, while some are Members of BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).

Let’s take a look towards Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020.

10. Shane Watson -$30 million

Shane Watson Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Nationality: Australia

Date of Birth: 17 June 1981

Main Income Source: Australian cricket player

Shane Robert Watson is an Australian all-rounder international Cricket player and was Captain of Australian Cricket Team in from the Year 2012-13 during Match held against India in India itself. He currently plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as he completed 2 seasons playing with RCB Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2016 and 2017. He also plays with Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League. Shane Watson retired in the Year 2016, in addition to it he was the last player to retire from the Australian team of the late 2000s. According to our research, Shane Watson is at the 10th position in our list of Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020.

What is the specialty of Shane Watson?

Watson holds numerous records of T20Is, ODIs, and T20s. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-swing bowler. Watson is the only player to achieve most wickets, lead most runs, most sixes, highest batting average for T20, which held for 4 years from 2014-17. Also, he is first to win the man of the IPL tournament, that too twice. Watson is one of the leading all-rounders worldwide.


9. Yuvraj Singh – $35 million

Yuvraj Singh Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Nationality: Indian

Date of Birth: 12 December 1981

Main Income Source: Indian Cricket Player, Brand endorsements.

Yuvraj Singh is an Indian all-rounder International Cricketer. Yuvraj is a son of Punjabi Actor and Indian Fast bowler, Yograg Singh. He was a member of the Indian Cricket Team of (ODI’s) One Day Internationals in the years 2000 to 2017 and also he was vice-captain of the Indian ODI team in 2007 and 2008. He was the Man of the match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, and top performer of World Cup T20 2007, these both matches were taken over(won) by India. According to our research, Yuvraj Singh holds 9th position in our list of Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020.

What is the specialty of Yuvraj Singh?

Yuvraj Singh is an all-rounder and left-handed batsman in the middle order. He bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Yuvraj Singh has won many matches for India. He is best known for his hitting-ability. In 2007, the World T20 match against England, Yuvraj Singh anonymously hit six sixes in six bowls i.e. one over, against the English bowler Stuart Broad. Also During the 2007 World Cup, he became the first to take 5-wicket and scored a 50 in the same Match.

What makes Yuvraj Singh so Rich?

The majority of his net worth has been generated from his match fees from BCCI, and IPL salary. He has also done sponsorships and many brand endorsements for Pepsi, Reebok, Birla Sun Life, Royal Mega Stag, and so on. Yuvraj Singh is the Highest Paid Cricketer in IPL Year of 2014-15.


8. Jacques Kallis – $35 million

Jacques Kallis Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Nationality: South-Africa

Date Of Birth: 16 October 1975

Main Income Source: South-African Cricketer and Brand Ambassador of Advanced Hair Studio India.

Jacques Kallis is a South-African all-rounder Cricketer and Cricket Coach. Being South Africa’s greatest batsman, he is also the greatest all-rounders of all time. As of 2020, he is the only player to score 10,000runs and take over 250 wickets in both Test Match and One Day Internationals. He has scored around 13,289 runs and took over 292 wickets with 200 catches in his Test Match career.

What is the specialty of Jacques Kallis?

Jacques Kallis is a right-handed batsman and right-hand fast-medium swing bowler. According to our research, he is the 8th richest cricketer worldwide. He has received Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy and set an amazing example for the highest standards of sportsmanship and the traditions of the game to inspire not just inspiring the cricketers but the youth of the entire country.

What makes Jacques Kallis So Rich?

Jacques Kallis is the Batting consultant for KKR Kolkata Knight Riders. He has signed a year contract with the Big Bash League franchise of Sydney. He is the brand ambassador of Advanced Hair Studio India


7. Virender Sehwag – $40 million

Virender Sehwag Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Nationality: Indian

Date of Birth: 20 October 1978

Main Income Source: India Cricket Player, Brand Ambassador of PolicyX.

Virender Sehwag is an Opening-batsman Indian Cricketer. He joined his first Indian test in 2001 and played his first One Day Internationals (ODI’S). In April 2009, Virender Sehwag became the first Indian cricketer to receive an annual cricket award Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his best performance in 2008. He is the occasional captain of India, former Vice-captain of Indian and former captain of DD Delhi Daredevils and Delhi Ranji Team.

What is the specialty of VirenderSehwag?

Virender Sehwag has redefined the way the game is played, that is the reason he is known as a fearless batting player and the fearless occasional captain too. He is a triple-centurion in Tests and ODI’s one-time double-centurion.

What makes VirenderSehwag So Rich?

Virendra Sehwag has now numerous things going on in commentary box and through Social Media. He receives $3million annually through tweets. Virender Sehwag is the brand ambassador of PolicyX, PolicyX is an online insurance web aggregator. Virender Sehwag has endorsed many brands like Adidas, Boost, Samsung Mobiles, Reebok, Hero Honda, and so on. He charges $350,000 to them yearly.


6. Shane Warne – $ 52 million

Shane Warne Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

Nationality: Australia

Date of Birth: 13 September 1969

Main Income Source: Australian Cricket Player, Brand Endorsements.

Shane Keith Warne is a bowler and international cricketer and Australian commentator who have been captain of Australia in One Day Internationals (ODI’s). He was the national winner of the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 1997. He is one of the finest bowlers in the history of Cricket. Afterward, he officially retired from all types of Cricket in July 2013.

What makes Shane Warne So Rich?

Shane Warne’s net worth contributes to all his earnings from Cricket Australia and a commentator of Australia. He also constitutes his earning from his ownership of the Indian Premier League. Shane Warne also earns more in Brand Endorsements and some business ventures.


5. Brian Lara – $65 million

Brian Lara

Nationality: Trinidadian

Date of Birth: 2 May 1969

Main Income Source: West- Indies Cricket Player, Brand Ambassador of Chittagong Kings of BPL

Brian Lara is a Trinidadian left-handed former international Cricketer. He is known as one of the finest batsmen of all time. He has topped several occasional Test batting rankings, with the highest record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, wit 502 not out against Durham country in 1994. Brian Lara has played with the West Indies. Brian Lara also has scored highest individually in one Test innings with scoring 400 not out against England in 2004.

What makes Brian Lara So Rich?

Brian Lara has earnings as he was a former West Indies Cricketer, this contributes to his net worth. Brian Lara is also Brand Ambassador of Chittagong Kings for the second season of BPL (Bangladesh Premier League), and he is a former West Indies player who believes that the franchise system will lengthen the net to find talented cricket players across the world.


4. Ricky Ponting – $67 million

Ricky Thomas Ponting

Nationality: Australia

Date of Birth: 19 December 1974

Main Income Source: Australian Cricket Player, Advertisements, Brand Endorsements.

Ricky Thomas Ponting is an Australian Commentator, Cricket coach, and right-handed batsmen and former international Cricketer. He is known as the most successful captain in cricket history. He owns 220 victories in 324 matches, with a total winning ratio of 67.91%. Ponting was Captain of the Australian Cricket Team during “its golden era” i.e. between 2004 to 2011.

What is the specialty of Ricky Ponting?

Ricky Ponting is excellent right-handed batsmen, and an outstanding slip /close catching fielder. Also, he is a perfect occasional bowler. He was known as “Cricketer of Decade 2000

What makes Ricky Ponting So Rich?

Ricky Ponting being an Australian Cricketer and Coach, he was paid a million-dollar salary from Australian Cricket. He makes a lot of money through Advertisements. He also makes $3million annually through various endorsements.


3. ViratKohli – $93 million

Nationality: Indian

Date of Birth: 5 November 1988

Main Income Source: Indian Cricket Player, highest –paid Social Media Poster.

Virat Kohli is an Indian International Cricketer and currently captain of India National Team. He is known as the finest batsman and fastest batsman in the World. He is a right-handed top ordered Batsman. Kohli plays for Indian National Team in World Cup, ODI’s, Tests, and T20i and also plays for RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) in IPL (Indian Premier League). He played in One Day International’s for India at the age of 19. Kohli also captained in the under-19 world cup and achieved Victory in Malaysia.

What is the specialty of ViratKohli?

Virat Kohli has many specialties, some of them are:-Kohli has done the highest number of centuries and the highest number of centuries in terms of run-chases in the World. He has achieved World Record for being the fastest Batsman in ODI’s Cricket for scoring 10,000 to 11,000 runs, finally reaching the milestone of 205 and 222 innings respectively.

What makes ViratKohli So Rich?

Virat Kohli has second-highest followed Instagram Account with 71million followers, and he charges $196,000 for every post, isn’t that amazing? Comment below your opinion. This makes him the highest-paid athlete on Social Media on a picture-sharing basis.


2. MS Dhoni – $111 million

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Nationality: Indian

Date Of Birth: 7 July 1981

Main Income Source: Indian Cricket Player, Brand Ambassador of Bharat Matrimony and Sumadhura.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian International Cricketer and Wicket-keeper Batsman, who has been Captain of Indian National Team from 2007 to 2016, and captain of Test Cricket from 2008 to 2014. He is the only captain in the history of Cricket to win all ICC Trophies and 2013 ICC Championship. Being a right-handed middle-order batsman and the finest wicket-keeper, he is one of the highest run-scorers in ODI’s (One Day Internationals) with more than 10,000 scores.

What makes a speciality of MS Dhoni?

M S Dhoni has lead India two times during the 2007 World Cup and 2011 World Cup and of course India has won both World Cups, as he is captain cool in every intense condition he faced off.

What makes MS Dhoni So Rich?

M S Dhoni is the Brand Ambassador of Bharat Matrimony, he achieved this position on 12 November 2018. Also, Real-estate brand Sumadhura has appointed Dhoni as a Brand Ambassador. He has also launched a Lifestyle Brand, ZEVEN, and earns from the footwear section of that brand. A sum of $23million from his net worth comes from his list of brand endorsements like PepsiCo, Reebok, and Sony.


1. Sachin Tendulkar – $170 million

Sachin Tendulkar

Nationality: India

Date Of Birth: 24 April 1973

Main Income Source: Indian Cricket Player, Brand Ambassador, and Brand Endorsements.

Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian International Cricketer and former Captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. He is regarded as one of the coolest and greatest batsmen in the History of Cricket. He is still the highest run-scorer of all time in International Cricket, he is the single-player to have scored 100 international centuries. Tendulkar is also the only player to score 30000 runs in International Cricket. According to our research, he is at the top position in our list of Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World 2020.

What is the specialty of Sachin Tendulkar?

Sachin Tendulkar is the only Cricketer to be nominated by RajyaSabha, he is the most productive and prolific batsman of all time. Sachin Tendulkar has won many awards like 15 Awards of Man of the Series (MOS), 62 Awards of Man of the Match (MOM) in One Day Internationals. He is regarded as “God of Cricket”

What makes Sachin Tendulkar Richest Cricketer in The World?

Sachin Tendulkar was brand Ambassador of 10 brands last year including Luminous, Smartron, GM Pens, Aster Pharmacy, DBS Bank, Sony Ten, Smash, and Quaker, contributing most to his Net worth. In his career he has done many brand endorsements which of them are Boost (1990–present), Pepsi (1992–2009), Action Shoes (1995–2000), MRF (1999–2009), Adidas(2000–10), Britannia (2001–07), Fiat Palio (2001–03), TVS (2002–05), ESPN Star Sports (2002–present), Sunfeast (2007–13), Canon (2006–09), Airtel (2004–06), these all contributed very much to his total Net Worth.

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