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Meet world's richest cricketer and it is not captain Virat Kohli or ex-skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Cricketers in India and other parts of the world earn a huge sum of money through various cricket and non-cricket related contracts and deals.

  • Apr 8, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Cricketers in India and other parts of the world earn a huge sum of money through various cricket and non-cricket related contracts and deals.

Here's take a look at top 5 richest cricketers in the world.

 

1. Sachin Tendulkar

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Legendary India opener Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world. With a net worth of Rs 1090 crore, the 'God of Cricket' is now retired from international cricket but he still earns money from various brand endorsements and sponsorship deals.

2. MS Dhoni

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Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most popular crickters in the world. Under Dhoni's captaincy, the Indian cricket team won two Asia Cups, an ICC Champions Trophy, an ICC T20 World Cup and the prestigious 2011 Cricket World Cup. MS Dhoni is the 2nd richest cricketer in the world with a net worth of Rs 767 crore.

3. Virat Kohli

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India skipper Virat Kohli is without doubt the most popular cricketer of the current generation. He is the 3rd richest cricketer in the world with a net worth of Rs 638 crore. Kohli has his own fashion brands Wrogn and One8 (partnering with Puma). He is the only cricket player included in the list of Forbes’ highest-paid athletes in the world.

4. Ricky Ponting

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The former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is the 4th richest cricketer despite retiring from the game in 2012. His net worth is Rs 500 crore.

5. Brian Lara

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Regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, the former West Indies batsman Brian Lara is the 5th richest cricketer in the world. His net worth is Rs 415 crore.

 

Note: All figures taken from sportingfree.com