Top 10 richest cricketers

10.KEVIN PIETERSEN_ Net worth: $3.2 million

He is  a former England cricketer.His full name was KEVIN PETER PIETERSEN.He was born to Afrikaner and Pietermaritzburg.He was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.His date of birth is 22.06.1980.He was 37 years old.He was married to former Liberty X singer Jessica Taylor.He had one son and one daughter.He was a Right handed batsman and he was a Right arm off break bowler.He played 104 Test Matches,136 ODI Matches,37 T20I and other many league games.He made his first class debut for Natal in 1997.Pietersen was captain of the England Test and ODI teams from 4 August 2008 to January 2009.The Times called him”the most complete batsman in cricket” and in 2012 The Guardian called him”England’s greatest modern batsman”.

 

                 Kevin Pietersen broke records as Kevin achieved 5,000 test runs in the fastest time.Kevin reaching this feat in 4 years and 243 days. The rights to Kevin Pietersen were purchased at an auction for $1.55 million annual salary. This tied with that of  Andrew Flintoff and made it the highest Auction in the two year history in the Indian Premier League.

 

His net worth was $3.2 million.

 

9.RICKY PONTING’s Net worth: $4.1 million

Ricky Ponting is a former Australian International Cricketer.His real name was Ricky Thomas Ponting,He was born in 19 December 1974.His birth place was Launceston,Tasmania in Australia.His nick name was Punter,Chuck E.Cheese.He was a Right handed batsman and he was a top order Batsman in Australian Cricket Team.He played 168 Test Matches ,375 ODI Matches and 289 FC.He made his first class debut for Tasmania in November in 1992.Ponting was known as an aggressive competitor.Ponting captained two consecutive Wordl Cup victories in 2003 and  2007.He is one of the best captain for Australian Cricket Team Forever.

 

Ponting is probably the most successful cricket captains in the whole world and the greatest cricketer to have ever led Australian Cricket Team to victory in multiple accounts. Ponting made his entry in the Australian team in 1995 during their game against Sri Lanka.

Ricky Ponting holds the world record for being part of a team in most  ODI  wins. Ponting finished on the winning side in 262 ODIs.

Ponting’s Major sponsors: KFC, Valvoline, and Adidas

His net worth was $4.1 million.

 

8.

BRETT LEE’s Net worth: $4.8 million

He is a former Australian international cricketer,who played all three formats of the game.Lee was recognised one of the fastest bowlers in the world.He was born in Wollongong,New South Wales,Australia. His date of birth was 8 November 1976.He was 41 years old.He is a Right handed batsman and Right arm fast bowler.His main role was a bowler.He played 76 Test Matches,221 ODI Matches and 116 FC.He is currently a film actor and a former Channel Nine commentator.

 

Brett Lee has retired in the international cricket team, Lee still plays for the Big Bash 20 League and the Indian Premier League. Lee was one of the swiftest bowlers of his times when he used to play in the international cricket leagues and is noted as one of the fastest bowlers ever.

Lee’s debut was during a game against the India in 1999.

Lee’s Major sponsors: Timex, Weet-Bix, New Balance & Boost

His Net worth is $4.8 million.

 

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Michael Clarke’s Net worth: $4.9 million

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 29: Michael Clarke of Australia celebrates with the trophy during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Australia and New Zealand at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

He is a former Australian international cricketer.He led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup.His full name was Michael John Clarke.He was born in Liverpool,New South Wales,Australia.His date of birth was 2 April 1981.His nick name was Pup,Clarkey. He is  a Right handed batsman and slow  left arm orthodox bowler.He played 115 Test Matches,245 ODI, 34 T20I and 313 LA.He is the first captain for Australian in Twenty20 Internationals.

 

This 32 year old cricketer was born in New South Wales, Australia. Michael Clarke has been the captain of the Australian team since the retirement of Ponting. Clarke  is fondly referred to as Pup by his team mates. His first play was when Australia played against India in 2004. Michael Clarke is the only Test batsman ever to reach four double centuries in a single calendar year

 

Clarke’s Major sponsors: Slazenger and Gillette.

 

His Net worth is $ 4.9 million.

 

6.

Sourav Ganguly’s Net worth: $3.5 million

He is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team.His real name was Sourav Chandidas Ganguly.He was born in Behala,Calcutta,West Bengal,India.His date of birth is 8 July 1972.His nick name was Dada,Prince of Calcutta,God of the off side. He is a Left handed batsman and Right arm medium bowler.He played 113 Test Matches,311 ODI and 254 FC.

 

 

Ganguly , yet another Indian cricketer, takes the 6th position in this list of top 10 richest cricketers in the whole world in 2013. Ganguly is one of the most experienced and talented batsman in Indian cricket history. Ganguly has lifted his game and ratings as well those of the team mates to whom he was a captain.

Ganguly retired a few years back and at one point hels the spot as one of the richest cricket players in history.

 

His Net worth is $ 3.5 million.

 

5.

Andrew Flintoff’s Net worth: $4 million

He is a former England international cricketer.He was born in Preston,Lanchashire,England.His date of birth is 6 December 1977.His nick name  was Freddie,The King. He is Right handed batsman and Right arm fast bowler.He is one of the best all rounder for England cricket team.He played 79 Test Matches,141 ODI Matches, 7 T20I and 282 LA.He is a part of the Sky One sports based comedy panel.

 

Flintoff  is the 5th richest cricket player on our list. His major mark was when he bowled his team, England to win against Australia for the first time in 75 years at Lord’s cricket venue.

Since retiring from cricket, Andrew Flintoff has become a broadcaster and professional boxer, winning many rounds with his knockouts in the ring.

 

Flintoff’s Major sponsors: Barclays, Volkswagen, and Puma.

 

His Net worth is $ 4 million.

 

4.

Rahul Dravid’s Net worth: $5 million

 

He is a former Indian cricketer and captain.He widely regarded as one of the greatest batsman in history of cricket. His full name was Rahul Sharad Dravid.He was born in Indore,Madhya Pradesh,India.His date of birth is 11 January 1973.His nick name was The Wall.He is a Right handed batsman and Right arm off spin.His role is batsman and wicketkeeper. He played 164 Test Macthes,344 ODI matches and 298 FC.

 

Dravid saw 453 wickets fall while batting at the other side of the crease in a Test Career- the most by a batsman in a Test Career.  Dravid is considered one of the most gifted Indian cricket players in the whole world. Dravid recently announced retirement from cricket.

Dravid earning has risen steadily over the years to make him the 4th richest cricketer in the whole world in 2013.

His Net worth is $5 million.

 

3.

Yuvraj Singh’s Net worth: $5 million

India’s Yuvraj Singh celebrates taking the wicket of The Netherlands’ Wesley Baressi during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA – Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

He is an Indian international cricketer.He was born in Chandigarh,India.His date of birth is 12 December 1981.His nick name is Yuvi. He is a Left handed batsman.His main role is a All rounder.He played 40 Test Matches,304 ODI Matches,58 T20I and 133 FC. He hit six sixes in a single over.

 

Yuvraj  is undoubtedly one the most important players in the Indian Cricket squad. In addition to being the 3rd richest cricketer in the world, he has managed to raise his cricketing standards and skills over the recent years. Yuvaraj made his first entry in the Indian cricket team in the year 2000 and since then he has been welcomed as a regular member.

His high net worth is mainly attributed to payments from the IPL team, BCCI and commercials in which he features.

Yuvraj was signed by Microsoft to be a brand ambassador for the Xbox 360 video game console when it was launched in India in 2006. Yuvraj appeared in advertisements for the console alongside Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.

Yuvraj  Singh.’s Major sponsors: Reebok, Fiat and Microsoft.

 

His Net worth is $ 5 million.

 

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SACHIN TENDULKAR’s Net worth: $18.6 million

He is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team.His full name was Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.He was born in Mumbai,Maharashtra.His date of birth was 24 April 1973.His nickname is God of Cricket , Little Master, Master Blaster.He is Right handed batsman and Right arm medium leg break,off break bowler.He played 200 Test Matches,463 ODI  Matches and 310 FC.

 

Sachin is the second richest cricketer in 2013. Sachin has been considered for many years as the greatest cricket player. Sachin has also been the richest cricket player in the whole world for many years. He is known for his amazing talent and endless generosity among his team mates.

 

 

SACHIN TENDULKAR’S Major sponsors: Canon, Adidas and Royal Bank of Scotland

 

His Net worth is $ 18.6 million.

 

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MAHENDRA  SINGH DHONI’s Net worth: $26.5 million

 

He is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team.He is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited overs cricket.He is also regarded as one of the best wicket-keepers in  world cricket and is known to have very fast hands.He was born in Ranchi,Jharkhand,India.His date of birth was 7 July 1981.His nick name was Mahi,MSD. He is Right handed batsman and Right arm medium.His main role is wicket-keeper and batsman.He has received many awards like Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna,Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.He has named as the as captain of the ICC World Test X1. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20,2011 ICC Cricket World Cup ,2013 ICC Champions Trophy and may Trophies for India.

 

Dhoni is the richest cricket player in the world this year according to Forbes. Dhoni made his first entry in the Indian team during the game against Bangladesh in 2004. Dhoni was officially called to play in the Indian team a year later. Dohni made a name for himself when he broke Adam Gilchrist’s record of 172 for the highest score made by a wicket keeper.

Dhoni currently plays for Chennai Super Kings featuring in the Indian Premier League and this is where he earns most of his income as a cricketer.

 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Major sponsors: GE Money, TVS Motors, Reebok and Pepsi.

His Net worth is $26.5 million.