Cricket is the most popular sport played in India. Cricketer earn big money and when we talk about the richest cricketers, then a few names – Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni comes to our mind. Today, we will be talking about five richest cricketers in the world.
Brian Lara is a former West Indies cricketer, who is at number five in the list. He earns Rs 415 crore in a year. After taking retirement from cricket, he is working as a commentator.
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is at number four. His one year earnings is more than 500 crores. He is a commentator and a coach of IPL franchise, Delhi Capitals.
Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, comes at number three in the list, he earns about Rs 638 crore in one year.
MS Dhoni is the former captain of the Indian cricket team who comes second in this list. Even though Dhoni has retired from cricket, but even today he earns well. Dhoni’s full year earnings are Rs 767 crores.
Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in the world. According to media reports, Sachin’s annual earnings are Rs 1090 crores.