Many cricketers of the past as well as the current have managed to earn a lot of money through various cricket and non-cricket related contracts and deals. Today we shall take a look at the top 10 richest cricketers of 2020.
1) Sachin Tendulkar:
Also known as the “God Of Cricket” Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer of 2020. His Net Worth (INR) is 868 Crore, despite having retired from international cricket in 2013 he is first on the list. Various brand endorsements and sponsorship deals with various brands have helped his cause as well.
2) MS Dhoni:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni is the second richest cricketer of 2020. The former Indian captain and arguable one of the greatest Indian captains of all time has a Net Worth (INR) of 837 Crore. Who would have guessed that a simple lad from Ranchi would go on to become one of the richest cricketers of all time?
3) Virat Kohli:
The most popular cricketer of the current era as well as one of the greatest players of this era, Virat Kohli is the 3rd richest cricketer of 2020. His Net Worth (INR) is 694 Crore. The current captain of the Indian cricket team is also one of the most handsome cricketers and hence has got most of the sponsorship deals.
4) Ricky Ponting:
Arguably the greatest cricketer of all time, Ricky Ponting is the 4th richest cricketer and the richest Aussie cricketer despite retiring from the game in 2012. His Net Worth (INR) is 490 Crore.
5) Brian Lara:
One of the greatest WI players of all time, Brian Lara is the 5th richest cricketer in 2020. His Net Worth (INR) is 452 Crore. He is regarded as an inspiration among the young Caribbean cricketers.
6) Shane Warne:
Shane Warne is 6th on the list of the richest cricketers of 2020. The legendary spinner of Australia has a Net Worth (INR) of 392 Crore. He is widely considered as one of the greatest bowler of all time.
7) Virender Shehwag:
The Multan Of Sultan is the 7th richest cricketer of 2020. His Net Worth (INR) is 301 Crore. He is considered as one of the most aggressive players of all time with the bat. We’re hoping he does not spend his money aggressively though! On a serious note he actually can afford to use them aggressively though.
8) Jacques Kallis:
J.Kallis is considered to be one of the best all-rounders of all time for a really good reason. He is the 8th richest cricketer of 2020 and has a Net Worth (INR) of 263 Crore. Batting, bowling, fielding, sponsorships…..Is there anything this legend can’t do?
9) Yuvraj Singh:
Yuvraj Singh is the 9th richest cricketer in 2020 and has a Net Worth (INR) of 260 Crore. He had announced his retirement last year as he was willing to play foreign T20 leagues. Like the other Indian cricketers he too has a lot of brand endorsements
10) Steve Smith:
Steve Smith is one of the most popular as well as one of the best cricketers of the current era. He also happens to be the 10th richest cricketer of 2020 and has a Net Worth(INR) of 234 Crore. The fact that he is the best Australian cricketer currently has helped him gain huge cricket and non-cricket contracts.