Top 10 Richest Cricketers In The World in 2018
In today’s modern world, there are a lot of the sports activities throughout the globe. Cricket is a tremendously famous throughout the world. Among all the sports, cricket is the highest paid popular sport. There is a craze about cricket sport all over the world. Cricket is performed and watched in many of the regions of the planet. Cricket is the sport that has developed very well and properly within the nations like India, Australia, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and more. Here, we are presenting the Top 10 richest cricketers in the world in 2018.
- MS Dhoni
Ms Dhoni is the well-known and one of the richest cricketers in the world in 2018. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is professionally known as MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar(Jharkhand), India. Mahi, MSD, Captain Cool are the nickname for him. MS Dhoni is a renowned personality in the field of Cricket. He is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team. He plays the role of right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket. Dhoni became an inspiration for those who want to become cricketers. He was born into a Hindu-Rajput family. Initially, he played a badminton and a football but after that, he began a career in the cricket. Jayanti Gupta is the sister and Narendra Singh Dhoni is the brother of MS Dhoni. MS Dhoni secures the 1st position on the list. The net worth of MS Dhoni is $115 million.
- Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is an amazing player born on 15 November 1988 in Delhi, India. The nicknames of Virat are Cheeku, Chase Master and Run Machine. He is an Indian international cricketer and an elegant batsman who presently captains the Indian national team. A right-handed batsman, often considered as one of the best batsmen in the world. Virat Kohli was named one of the most valuable athletes by Forbes. He is also one of the richest cricketers in the world. He was born into a Punjabi Khatri family. He is the son of Prem Kohli who worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife. He is married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on 11 December 2017. Virat Kohli is on the 2nd rank on our list. The net worth of Virat Kohli is $80 million.
- Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is an Indian International Cricketer in Indian National Cricket team. He is also one if not the best or richest cricketer in the world. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox was born on 12 December 1981 in Chandigarh, India. Yuvraj was born to a Sikh family. ‘Yuvi’ is the nickname of Yuvraj Singh. He is the son of Yograj Singh who is a former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor. Yuvraj is the youngest Indian cricketer who has marvellous and charming personality. Since October 2000, Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs. He was a vice-caption in ODI team of India in between 2007-2008. He has at number 3 on our list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. The net worth of Yuvraj Singh is $44 million.
- Shane Watson
Shane Robert Watson is professionally known as Shane Watson was born on 17 June 1981 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. He is the former Australian Cricketer and a former captain, who played all formats of the game. Shane Watson played as a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler. He is also known by his nickname ‘Watto’. He is a top category batsman and bowler in Australia. He is an international level player and is well identified in the world for his fabulous gaming performances. Shane Watson secures the 4th position on the list of top 10 Richest cricketers in the world. The annual income of Yuvraj Singh is $36 million.
- Virendra Sehwag
Virendra Sehwag is a famous name in the field of cricket, especially in India. He is former cricketer who was born on 20 October 1978 in Najafgarh, Delhi. At present, he is 39 years old. He is recognized by the nicknames Viru, Nawab of Najafgarh, Sultan of Multan. He is an awesome batsman who has the ability to hit very long. Sehwag is very amazing and adorable player who played with very high strike rate. He is well-known for his potency and his better performance. He is a destructive player among all Indian all cricketers. In 2008, honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance. He was at number 5 in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Presently, the yearly revenue of Virendra Sehwag is about $35 million.
- Shahid Afridi
The born name of Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi is Shahid Afridi. Shahid Afridi is a former Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He is additionally recognized by his nickname Boom Boom, Lala. He is a successful All-rounder cricketer was born on 1 March 1980 in Khyber, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. He is one of the best players of all times. He has great potential which helps him to hit long shots. Shahid Afridi is one of the richest cricketers in the world. Shahid Afridi secures the 6th position on the list of top 10 Richest cricketers in the world. The net worth of Shahid Afridi is $35 million.
- Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir is a popular Indian cricketer, who played all formats of the game was born on 14 October 1981 in New Delhi, India. He was also known by his nickname is ‘Gauti’. Gautam Gambhir is one of the richest cricketer in the world. He is the son of Deepak Gambhir who is a bussinessman and Seema Gambhir who is homemaker. He is populary known for his quiet, serene and calm nature. He had also played a role of Captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian premier League. In 2003, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh. He obtained his school education from Modern School, New Delhi and graduated from Hindu College, University of Delhi. Gambhir is at number 7 in the list of top 10 richest cricketers on the globe. At present, the yearly revenue of Gautam Gambhir is about $24 million.
- Michael Clarke
The birth name of Michael Clarke is Michael John Clarke. He was born on 2 April 1981 in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia. Michael Clarke is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australia, who played all patterns of the game. He is identified by his nickname Pup, Clarkey. Clarke is a former batsman and also performed as a vice-captain. An all-rounder who bats right-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Michael Clarke secures the 8th position on the list of top 10 Richest cricketers on the planet. The net worth of Michael Clarke is $18 million.
- Chris Gayle
Christopher Henry Gayle is recognized professionally as Chris Gayle was born on 21 September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He is also one of the richest cricketers in the world. A left-handed batsman, considered one of the greatest batsmen in limited-overs cricket. Chris Gayle has more than one nickname such as Gayle-Force, Gayle-Storm, World Boss, Universe Boss, Dark N’ Stormy, Master Storm, Master Blaster, Sixer, Spartan, Six Machine. He is at the 9th position in the list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world. Currently, the yearly revenue of Chris Gayle is about $18 million.
- AB De Villiers
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, generally known as AB De Villiers was born on 17 February 1984 in Pretoria, South Africa. AB De Villiers is a South African international cricketer and Wicket keeper who holds many batting records, including the world’s fastest ODI 50, 100 and 150, the fastest Test century by a South African. He is also identified by his nickname ABD, Mr. 360. De Villiers played as a right-handed batsman and a right-armed medium swing bowler. AB de Villiers secures the 10th position on the list of top 10 Richest cricketers in the world. Presently, the yearly revenue of AB De Villiers is about $16 million.