Updated List of Top Five Richest Cricketers in this year 2021

List of Top Five Richest Cricketers: Without the shadow of any doubt, cricket is the most-watched sport in India and the second most-watched sport in the world. Since the inception of the sport, batsmen, bowlers gave absolutely everything to entertain the fans by producing top-notch moments during the passage of the play.

As the cricketers started to add flesh to their statistics, they gained a massive fan-following not just in their country but also across the world. Since then, they grew from strength to strength and went on to become the superstars in the bat-ball game. 


As they gained fame, they also earned a staggering amount of money through their central contracts. Besides that, they have also ventured into other entrepreneurial careers like endorsing brands, associating with famous advertisements, and so on.


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Updated List of Top Five Richest cricketers in this year
 List of Top Five Richest cricketers

Popular cricketers are obviously rich and there are many who live a lavish lifestyle. They live in luxurious homes, possess the costliest cars, farmhouses, and so on. These are the perks of becoming a cricketer. The life of a cricketer is not that easy. 

They will have to fight regularly in such a way that they cement a place in the team not just for a couple of years but in the longer run. So, it is important to play a consistent and fearless brand of cricket in order to make a name for themselves.


In this article, we will look at the five richest cricketers in 2021. We have compiled 5 big names in the cricket globe and they indeed have a massive fan following across the world. They are famous because they let their gameplay do the talking. 


5. Brian Lara


Brian Lara stands fifth in the list of richest cricketers of this year. The former West Indies skipper has been associated with a famous tyre brand 'MRF'. Collaborating with this global brand helped Lara earn a massive amount in his career. Lara, who has a luxurious home in Trinidad, was one of the best captains in his heyday. His current net worth is Rs 454 crores. 


4. Ricky Ponting


Kids of this generation wouldn't have to worry too much because they don't have to see their side take on Ricky Ponting's side. Ponting & Co were arguably the best in the business in their playing days. The greatest captain in the history of cricket steered Australia to two ODI World Cup titles. His net worth is estimated at Rs 492 crores. 


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3. Virat Kohli


From announcing his arrival as a talented youngster to becoming the best batsman in the world, Virat Kohli has indeed come a long way to touch the pinnacle of success. The run-machine earns a massive amount for endorsing global brands. Notably, he alone earned Rs 196 crores through advertisements of several popular brands in 2020.


2. MS Dhoni


MS Dhoni was indeed the successful Indian captain in his prime. He was also the only captain to win 3 coveted ICC trophies - ICC T20 World Cup 2007, ICC ODI World Cup 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Dhoni, who retired from international cricket last year, earned a staggering amount through advertisements and endorsing products. His current net worth stands at Rs 840 crore.


1. Sachin Tendulkar


If cricket is popular in India and across the world, there has to be only one reason and it is Sachin Tendulkar. He is famously called the 'God of Cricket' because of the way he went about his business during his playing days. Currently, he is the richest cricketer in 2021. The Little Master who scored 100 international centuries in cricket has a net worth of 870 crores.


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