Cricket has become one of the most favorite sports, especially in the Indian sub-continent, England and Australia. Over the years, the days of the Maharajas and the Lords who once inflated the team line-ups have refused. Evolution of T20 Cricket has not only made cricket to reach the wider audience, but it has also made it more affluent. Tournaments like Indian Premier League (IPL) and Big Bash League (BBL) are huge revenue generators for the game and players across the cricketing world do play in such tournaments to gain exposure and make huge money. So here are top ten richest cricketers in the World.
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10. Andrew Flintoff (England)
Andrew Flintoff is an unusual man; he recognized as the richest England cricketers. He gathered his net worth of $15 million while playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club.After retiring from cricket because of a knee hurt, he has become an announcer and expert boxer.
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9. Virat Kohli (India)
Virat Kohli is the richest Indian player with the net worth of $15 million. Virat came to limelight when he made 90 runs to save Delhi from follow on in the match beside Karnataka.
8. Rahul Dravid (India)
Rahul Dravid is a great Indian player with a net worth of $23 million.
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7. Yusuf Pathan(India)
Yusuf Pathan is the big brother of Irfan Pathan is the 7th man on the list with the net worth of $27 million. He is a great player.
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6. Yuvraj Singh (India)
Yuvraj Singh is a great bowler and superstar, Yuvraj Singh is an Indian cricketer with the predictable net worth of $35.5 million. He was an element of India’s team which won the 2007 World Twenty 20 and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
5. Shane Warne (Australia)
Shane is a great Australian cricket player with the predictable net worth of $50 million. At present, Warne earns a living as an expert poker player and cricket reporter.
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4. Imran Khan (Pakistan)
Imran Khan – The Legend, the cricketer born on November 25, 1952, and now also a Pakistani politician. He participated in international cricket for two decades in the twentieth century, and then he entered in Pakistani politics. Besides his political activism, Imran Khan is also a cricket commentator with the net worth of $51 million.
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3. Sourav Ganguly (India)
Sourav Ganguly is a prince in actuality. Sourav has a predictable net worth of $55.5 million which he made while being an element of the Indian cricket team and during his stints at the IPL.
2. Ricky Ponting (Australia)
Great player Ricky Ponting has a predictable net worth of $65 million. He gets his net worth as an expert cricketer.Boasting more records than any other player in the Australian history; Ricky Ponting has made the most Test and ODI runs for his country. He had 13.346 runs in his 165 Tests. He has had the most wins as a player and captain.
1. Sachin Tendulkar (India)
Greatest batsmen, as well as the richest cricketer in the world cricket history, is one of five IPL cricketers with “icon” status, Sachin as of now has a predictable net wealth of $115 million.
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