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Top 15 Richest Cricketers in the World (January 2024)



Richest Cricketers in the World

Are you wondering to know the Most Richest Cricketers All over the world? Then the answer is here!

Cricket is one of the most popular and prominent games in the world. Do you too wish to become a popular cricketer like your favorite player when you grow up? The rate of cricket lovers is increasing day by day making cricket a more popular and everyone’s favorite sport over time.

Are you one of them? Cricket now holds a significantly influential role in the global games culture. That is why well-known cricketers enjoy a huge fan base which includes the youth, aged people, and even children.

15 Most Richest Cricketers All over the world

Richest Cricketers

Cricket is a very famous sport, it will get 8 billion searches every month worldwide. Now you decide, how popular the sport it is. But shockingly Indian players have taken the first 3 places in wealth.  In this article, we have listed some of such richest cricketers in the world who earn millions by playing the sport.

15. Chris Gayle (Universe Boss)

Chris Gayle, fondly known as the “Universe Boss” is a West Indian cricketing sensation whose explosive batting style has left an indelible mark on the sport. Renowned for his colossal sixes and fearless approach, Gayle is a T20 powerhouse, dominating leagues globally. With a career spanning decades, he holds numerous records, including the first-ever T20I century.

Off the field, Gayle is a charismatic personality, embodying the perfect blend of entertainment and sportsmanship. Beyond cricket, he engages in philanthropy and various business ventures, solidifying his status as a cricketing icon, multifaceted personality, and one of the richest cricketers worldwide.

Chris Gayle’s net worth is $15 million.

Social Media Handles of Chris Gayle : youtube instagram

14. AB de Villiers (Mr. 360)

AB de Villiers, the South African cricket maestro, is hailed for his extraordinary batting prowess and unparalleled versatility. Because of his ability to play strokes all over the field, de Villiers is known as “Mr. 360” and has revolutionized modern batting. A key figure in South African cricket, he has been a consistent performer across formats. His impact extends globally, especially in T20 leagues, notably the IPL.

Beyond the cricketing arena, de Villiers engages in philanthropy, emphasizing his commitment to social causes. A man of humility and charisma, AB de Villiers epitomizes excellence both on and off the field, securing his place among cricket’s elite.

As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $20 million.

Social Media Handles of AB de Villiers : twitter instagram facebook youtube

13. Kapil Dev (The Haryana Hurricane)

Richest Cricketers

After Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev is also counted in the list of richest cricketers in the world with an estimated net worth of around $30 million. His full name is Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj. He was born on 6th January 1959 in Chandigarh, India. Kapil Dev was a former player of the Indian Cricket Team. He was a middle-order batsman and fast right-hand bowler.

In 2002, he was named the Indian Cricketer of the Century by Wisden. He is one of the greatest cricket players of his time.

Social Media Handles of Sachin Tendulkar :  instagram

12. Shane Robert Watson

Shane Watson

Shane Watson is an all-format player who used to play for the Australian Cricket team in international cricket. He was also the occasional captain of the team. He also plays for CSK and has a record of scoring a match-winning 100 for the team in 2018.

He has played for multiple teams like Rajasthan Royals, and CSK in IPL. As of 2022, he is recently appointed as the assistant coach for Delhi Capitals.

Shane Watson’s net worth is $30 million.

Social Media Handles of Shane  Watson : twitter instagram

11. Sunil Gavaskar (Little Master)

Sunil Gavaskar is one of the best players on the India Team. His full name is Sunil Manohar Gavaskar. He was born on 10th July 1949 in Mumbai, India. Currently, he is serving as an Indian cricket commentator. Sunil Gavaskar is popularly known as the legend of the game.

He is also admired due to his fast bowling skills with a particularly high average of 65.45 against the West Indies. He also received the Arjuna Award and the Padma Bhushan Award. He has a net worth of around $32 million and is considered as one of the richest cricketers in the world.

Social Media Handles of Sachin Tendulkar :  instagram

10. Jacques Henry Kallis (GOAT All-Rounder)

Jacques Kallis

The South African coach and former cricket player come on right-handed batsman and fast-medium right-arm swing bowler, Jacques Henry Kallis isIs it is all rounded and one of the most favorites of all time.

In 2020 he became the first cricketer to score more than 10,000 runs and to take more Than 250 wickets in ODI and test matches. Not only so he has also taken 131 catches in ODI stop in this test career, he has scored a total of 13289 runs, taken Over 200 catches and 292 wickets.

His net worth as of 2024 Is $35 million.

Social Media Handles of Jacques Kallis :  instagram

9. Virender Sehwag (Nawab of Najafgarh)

Virender Sehwag

The ex-Indian captain and opener, and current commentator, Virender Sehwag Is known for his  Strong, dominant, and destructive batting style. He’s also participated in the games as a part-time right-arm-off spinner.

He has promoted multiple international brands like Reebok, Samsung, Boost, Adidas, etc. among others. He has also been the brand ambassador of Honda.  Back in April 2009, he became the first Indian to get the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the world.

As of 2024, Sehwag’s net worth is said to be $40 million.

Social Media Handles of Virender Sehwag : twitter instagram

8. Rahul Dravid (The Wall)

Rahul Dravid is counted in the list of richest cricketers in the world. His full name is Rahul Sharad Dravid. He was born on 11 January, 1973 in Indore, India. Rahul Dravid is the head coach and the former captain of Team India. Before this position, he was the Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy. Under his guidance, the Under-19 team finished as runners-up at the 2016 U19 Cricket World Cup and won the 2018 U19 Cricket World Cup.

He is popularly known for his unique batting techniques. He is considered as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He has a net worth of around $40 million.

7. Shane Keith Warne (Spin King)

Shane Warne

Shane Keith Warne, the former one-day international captain, and Australian cricket player are largely considered to be the favorite of the audience all time spinners of test matches. He has many cricket-related titles like the world’s leading cricketer received in 1997, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the world in 2004, and Wisden Cricketers Almanack in 2005.

Shane has been the brand ambassador for many well-known brands all across the globe like Pepsi McDonald’s etc. Even though he retired many years ago, he is still regarded as one of the wealthiest and highest-paid cricketers of all time.

As of 2024, his net worth was $52 million. Sadly we lost him on 4th March 2022.

Social Media Handles of Shane Warne : twitter instagram

6. Brian Charles Lara (The Prince of Port of Spain)

Brian Lara

Brian Lara is properly-known for his skipping skills in the West Indies cricket team. Tendulkar of the Indian team and Brian Lara of the West Indies dominated the world-class bowlers the span of the middle 90s to the early 2000s.

Lara holds multiple incredible records including the highest individual score in first-class cricket where he scored 501 against Durham for Warwickshire in the year 1994 at Edgbaston. He is endorsed as a brand ambassador of MRF Tyres.

Even after his retirement, his net worth is estimated to be $60 million.

Social Media Handles of Brian Lara : twitter instagram facebook

5. Ricky Thomas Ponting (Shane Warne’s ‘Punter’)

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is one of the most successful and loved captains of Australia. In the early 2000s cricket was solely dominated by the Australian team and the main reason was Ricky Ponting. Though he has retired from his position as a captain of the Australian team, he still remains in touch with the game.

In the Indian Premier League, he serves as the head coach of Delhi capitals.  People consider him the most successful captain in international cricket history. He has out of 324 matches,  won 220 matches, and his winning ratio – is 67.91%.

He’s one of the most successful athletes and has endorsed brands like Adidas, Rexona, Valvoline, etc. among others.  As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $65 Million.

Social Media Handles of Ricky Ponting:  instagram

4. Sourav Ganguly (Prince of Calcutta)

In India, a country obsessed with cricket, Sourav Ganguly needs no introduction. He is regarded as the most significant Indian cricket captain of all time. Estimates put Mr. Sourav Ganguly’s net worth at $80 million, or INR 634 crore. His primary source of revenue is cricket.

With a very high brand value, Mr. Ganguly is also the most well-liked player in the world. He also earns substantial money, commenting on several domestic and international cricket tournaments. He also asks for an adequate payment in exchange for endorsing multiple businesses.

Social Media Handles of Sourav Ganguly : twitter instagram facebook

3. Virat Kohli (King Cricket World)

Virat Kohli

Virat is called King Kohli by his fans. He is the former captain of the ongoing squad. He is regarded as one of the finest batsmen.  He is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, a team in the Indian Premier League.

Not only he is famous for his skills on the field but also for his tremendously stylish looks and that is what makes him one of the most followed personalities on social media. Virat is the third richest cricketer in the world.

He’s worked with brands like Audi, MRF Tyres, puma, Pepsi, Tissot, etc. He also owns a clothing line named WROGN. The estimated net worth of Virat Kohli is $92 million.

Social Media Handles of Virat Kohli : twitter instagram facebook

2. M.S. Dhoni (Captain Cool)

Richest Cricketer

Dhoni, the captain Cool, regarded as the most successful Indian captain rules the hearts of all cricket fans due to his evergreen legacy. Apart from being the audience favorite for his calm and cool attitude, he ranks second in the list of richest cricketers in the world.

MSD in itself is a brand everyone wants to collaborate with. He has some of the biggest endorsements from Sony Bravia, Lays, TVS Motors, Snickers, Gulf Oil, GoDaddy, and many more. He has been the brand ambassador of Reebok for over 7-8 years.

According to Forbes, 2018, he is one of the highest-paid athletes. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $111 million.

Social Media Handles of M.S. Dhoni : twitter instagram facebook

1. Sachin Tendulkar (The God of Cricket)

Sachin Tendulkar

When talking about the richest cricketers in the world, the first one is everyone’s favorite. Who could it be other than Sachin Tendulkar?

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Tendulkar is not regarded as the God of cricket for no reason. He is one of the greatest batman histories has ever witnessed. Tendulkar is the brand ambassador of Pepsi, BMW, Phillips, Canon, Adidas, Britannia, and many more brands.

Even years after his retirement from the world of cricket he still remains a magnet for brands. When he was chosen as the brand ambassador of MRF tires in 2021, he became the first athlete to crack a deal of such a grand amount. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $170 million.

Social Media Handles of Sachin Tendulkar : twitter instagram facebook youtube



Did you spot your favorite cricket player on the list? Cricket is no more just a  mere sport and that is evident in the net worth of the cricketers. Cricket, in addition to earning them a reputation, has also earned them a position among the richest athletes in the world.


Here is the list of the Richest Cricketers in the World.

  1. Sachin Tendulkar
  2. M.S. Dhoni
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Sourav Ganguly
  5. Ricky Thomas Ponting
  6. Brian Charles Lara
  7. Shane Keith Warne
  8. Rahul Dravid
  9. Virender Sehwag
  10. Jacques Henry Kallis
  11. Sunil Gavaskar
  12. Shane Robert Watson
  13. Kapil Dev
  14. AB de Villiers
  15. Chris Gayle

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