Cricket in India is like a religion. It is the most popular and celebrated sports in India. People in India just don’t love their crickets, they worship them. Fans go to watch the cricket in large numbers irrespective of the format. The stadium is always full, whether India is playing test, one day or T20. IPL is one of the best examples of the cricket mania in India; people get glued to the TV screen whenever there is a match going on.
Over the years, BCCI is the richest cricketing body in the world. It is also applicable to the players, as some of them are the richest sports person in the world as well as India. Cricketers get paid pretty heavily. Here, we are going to discuss the richest cricketer in India as well as their net worth.
Check out the 8 richest cricketers of India
Sachin Tendulkar is known as the ‘God of Cricket,’ the title he richly deserves. His performance on the pitch has always been exceptional. Currently, he holds almost all the records as far as a batsman is concerned. His solid performance also displays in his net worth. The cricketer has the net worth of Rs. 1,066 crore.
Virat Kohli is the current captain of the Indian Cricket team, who took the responsibility after the departure of MSD. Virat Kohli is completely opposite to MSD, as he is more aggressive and flamboyant. On the third spot, Virat Kohli has the net worth of Rs. 390 Crore. His net worth is just going to increase, as he is at the peak of his career. In the current time, he is the highest paid cricketer in the world.
Known for his cool and flamboyant batting style, Virender Sehwag was one of the most destructive opening batsmen ever. He was known as the match winner. He has the net worth of Rs. 255 Crore.
Yusuf Pathan rose to fame for his destructive batting, he is some of the players, who can hit sixes at will. Yusuf’s net worth is Rs. 169 Crore.
Suresh Raina is known as a very impressive limited format player. He is also one of the best T20 players in India. Throughout his career, he has seen lots of ups and down. Raina sits comfortably at the sixth spot of our 8 richest cricketers of India. His net worth is Rs. 150 Crore.
Yuvraj Sigh is another Indian cricketer, who is known for his hard hitting sixes. He has the record of hitting six Sixes in an over in a T20 game. He played a very instrumental role in the 2011 World cup. He has the net worth of Rs. 149 crore, which puts him at the 7th spot in our 8 richest cricketers of India.
Rohit Sharma is the most talented player in Indian Cricket Team. He also holds the record for highest individual score in an ODI, which is ‘264’. Rohit’s net worth is Rs. 124.4 crore.
M. S. Dhoni
M. S. Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in the history of Indian Cricket. He has won all the major ICC tournament through his career. For his calm and cool behavior, he is also called as ‘Captain Cool’. His net worth is Rs. 734 crore, which makes him second richest cricketer in the country.