Top 10 richest cricketer in the world:
It’s very tough to be in the top 10 list in any field. It requires determination, burning desire, commitment and a lot of hard work. All these things made these players in the Top 10 Richest Player list. I know you’re curious to know. But be patient you will be amazed. So let’s start our today’s journey of Top 10 Richest Player in the World.
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10. Michael Clarke
His full name is Michael John Clarke (Born April 2, 1981, Liverpool Australia) is a former Australian Cricketer. He made his Test debut on 6 October 2004 playing against India and ODI debut on 19 January 2003 against England. Under his captaincy, his team made their lowest test score 47 all out in 109 years and shortest first innings 18.3 over, 60 all out. In 2012, he became the first Australian batsman to score triple hundred. On 8, August 2015, he announced his retirement after a defeat of an inning (Ashes, 78 runs) He played 244 ODIs with 7907 runs at an average of 44.42 including 8 centuries and 58 half centuries & has a net worth of $3 million
9. AB De Villiers
His full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (born 17 Feb 1984 Pretoria South Africa) & is a South African Cricketer- captain & popularly known as Mr 360. He made his Test debut on 17 Dec 2004 Vs England and ODI debut on 2 Feb 2005 Vs England. AB holds many records, fastest 50 (16 balls), 100 (30 balls) and 150 (64 balls) fastest test century and T20I 50 by a South African Cricketer. De Villiers has made over 8000 runs in the test with 21 centuries and 39 fifties. He is 3 times ICC ODI Player of the year 2010, 2014, 2015 and has a net worth of $3.6 million.
8. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh (born 12 Dec 1981, Chandigarh India) is a famous Indian Cricketer & popularly known as Yuvi. He made his Test debut on 16 Oct 2003 Vs New Zealand & ODI debut on 3 Oct 2000 Vs Kenya. Yuvraj was the Vice captain of India between 2007-2008. Yuvi is very famous for his 6 sixes in one over bowled by Stuart Broad and he set the records of fastest fifty (12 bowls) in 20-20 Internationals. He has been awarded by India’s highest civil honour Padma Shri. He is the most expensive player to be sold in IPL (14 Crore INR, 2014 and 16 Crore INR, 2016 respectively) Now he has a net worth of $3.9 million.
7. Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir (born 14 Oct 1981, New Delhi, India) is an India cricketer. He made his ODI debut on 3 Nov 2004 & T20 debut on 13 Sep 2007 respectively. Gambhir is the only Indian batsmen to have scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. In 2008, He was awarded by Arjuna Award (Second highest sporting award) by President of India. Gautam Gambhir, is also the Captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. In 2009, he was named as the ICC Test player of the year. Now he has a net worth of $5 million.
6. Shahid Afridi
Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi (born 1 March 1980 Khyber, Pakistan) is a Pakistani cricketer and popularly known as boom boom Afridi. He made his Test debut on 22 Oct 1998 Vs Australia & ODI debut on 2 Oct 1996 Vs Kenya. Afridi owns the record for most wickets (97) and received most player of the match awards in Twenty20 International Cricket. He is a philanthropist and owns a foundation named Shahid Afridi Foundation. On 19 Feb 2017, he announced his retirement from International Cricket. Afridi has a total net worth of $5.9 million.
5. Shane Watson
Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981 Queensland, Australia) is an Australian cricketer. He made his Test debut on 2 Jan 2005, and ODI debut on 24 March 2002, respectively. He holds a record of being on World’s no 1 position in T20 all-rounder ranking for 150 weeks and only player to win “Australian Player of the Year” award. Australia has played 9 ODI matches under his captaincy out of which 5 matches were won. In 2016, he retired from the international cricket after one year he was named as Australia’s T20 International Player of the year on 23 Jan 2017. Watson has a total net worth of $6 million.
4. Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag (born 20 Oct 1978 Delhi, India) is an Indian Batsman popularly known as Viru. He made his Test debut on 3 Nov 2001 Vs South Africa & ODI debut on 1 Apr 1999 Vs Pakistan. Viru holds many records including highest score made by an Indian cricketer (319 Vs S.A), a fastest triple century 300 off in 278 balls and fastest 250 ever. He is also the only one to score two triple centuries and take 5 wickets inning & 2nd player in the world to score a double century and triple century in Test cricket, the other being Chris Gayle. He is also famous for his witty tweets on current topics. Sehwag has a net worth of $6 million.
3. Chris Gayle
Christopher Henry Gayle ( born 21 Sep 1979 Kingston, Jamaica) is a West Indies player. He is popularly known as Six Machine, Gayle-Storm. He made his Test debut on 16 Mar 2000 Vs Zimbabwe and ODI debut on 11 Sep 1999 Vs New Zealand. Gayle has set numerous records but I’m highlighting some of them. He is one of the four players who have scored two triple centuries 317 in 2005 Vs S.A and 333 in 2010 Vs Sri Lanka. Gayle became the first batsman in World Cup history to score double centuries again Zimbabwe in W.C 2015. Chris Gayle has a net worth of $7.7 million.
Virat Kohli ( born 5 Nov 1988 Delhi, India) is an Indian cricketer. Among Indians, he is popularly known as Cheeku. He made his Test debut on 20 June 2011 Vs West Indies, and ODI debuts on 18 August 2008 Vs Sri Lanka. Kohli won the man of the Tournament twice in 2014-2016 at the ICC World Twenty20. He holds several records including fastest batsmen to complete 5000 ODI runs and fastest 10 ODI centuries. Kohli is only the second batsman in the world to have scored 1000 for four consecutive calendar years and most runs in a single tournament of both the World Twenty20 and the IPL. Kohli net worth is around $24.9 million.
1. M.S Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (born 7 July 1981, Ranchi, India) is popularly known as Mahi in India. He made his Test debut on 2 December 2005 & ODI debut on 23 December 2004. Dhoni is regarded as one of the best wicket-keepers in the world. Under his captaincy, India won ICC World Twenty20, CB Series 2007-2008 and Asia Cup 2010, ICC Champions Trophy 2013. He has also received various awards including Padma Shri and Khel Ratna and because of his hard work and love of public made him the richest cricketer in the world with a net worth of $28.7 million.
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