The most popular sport in India is cricket. The majority of sports fans in India are ardent followers of this game. Cricket is a religion in India and not just only a sport.
Cricketers try their best to make a name from the ground up. But not all of them go to places to become legends. Those who regularly perform well manage to gain a reputation. However, it’s not that easy to be a cricketer. Even the best cricketers in life have endured lean patches.
The best players have unquestionably experienced ups and downs in their lives. Here we shall take a look at the top 5 richest cricket players in 2021.
5. BRIAN LARA – NET WORTH INR 454 CRORES
The former Captain of West Indies has long been linked with tyre brand MRF, like Sachin Tendulkar. The global MRF brand paid him an incredible price. Lara’s cricketing career spans from 1990-2007.
In Test cricket, he recorded his best 400* score in England, an unbeatable record. During his playing days, Lara earned a heavy amount. INR 454 crores is his current net worth.
4. RICKY PONTING – NET WORTH INR 492 CRORES
One of the most successful captains in cricket history, Ricky Ponting has given Australia two World Cup titles during his playing days. Even he has left cricket, Ponting is Australia’s richest cricket figure still now, where he earns a lot from different sources.
The net value of Ponting is INR 492 crores at present. Valvoline, Adidas, Rexona and many more are Ponting’s brand endorsements. He lives in a lavish Villa worth INR 69.8 crores which has a private theatre, a swimming pool, a billard room and a tennis courtyard.
3. VIRAT KOHLI – NET WORTH INR 638 CRORES
Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, is presently the best cricket player in the world. Furthermore, he is the only cricketer who averages 50 or higher in all formats of the game. Kohli is also amomg the world’s wealthiest cricketers. He earns a fortune by endorsing well-known brands.
In addition, he owns a clothing brand branded as WROGN. Furthermore, Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma live in a luxury apartment in Mumbai that costs Rs 34 crore.
2. MS DHONI – NET WORTH INR 840 CRORE
During his playing career, Dhoni was the most successful Indian captain. He was the only international captain to win three ICC trophies.
The net worth of India’s most decorated cricketer is a whopping INR 840 Crore. Time Magazine had also named the former Indian captain one of the 100 “Most Influential People in the World.”
1. SACHIN TENDULKAR – NET WORTH INR 870 CRORE
Sachin Tendulkar is known as the “God of Cricket.” During his prime, he was the best batsman in the world. Meanwhile, in 2021, the legendary cricketer still continues to be the richest cricketer among all. His enormous net worth is estimated to be around INR 870 crores.
Moreover, his opulent Mumbai mansion costs around INR 38 crores.
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