Top 10 Richest Cricketer in the World in 2016

By | April 27, 2016

Here is the list of 10 Richest Cricketer in the World today as on 2016. Find out how much these cricketer earns on annual basis including their salary. Cricket has emerged as one of the most popular games in the world. The richest players in Cricket enjoy incredible popularity and make a lot of money. In a nation like India, the Cricket legends have the statuses of Gods. At the time of top Cricket tournaments like the World Cup, madness for the great game goes to peak. Countries like Australia, India, and West indies have produced players, who would forever get remembered for their incredible and unforgettable performances. The successful players in this game have earned immense riches and are iconic figures in the society.

Top 10 Richest Cricket Players

Let’s find who are the the top 10 richest Cricket players in the world as of today in 2016.



M.S. Dhoni

M.S. DhoniM.S. Dhoni is the only Cricket player to reach the peak of success within a shortest period of time. He would forever stay in the hearts of millions of Cricket lovers as the Captain and winner of 2nd World cup. Besides this, he is one of those richest Cricketer in the World who earns 3.5 million USD (INR 22.75 Crore) only from salary where as 28 million USD (INR 182 Crore) from different advertisement endorsements.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin TendulkarFamiliar to the entire world as “Master Blaster”, Sachin Tendulkar has not retired from the minds of his die-hard fans, although he officially retired a few years back.

He earns 18 million USD from various commercial endorsements.

Virat Kohli

Virat KohliVirat Kohli is familiar as one of the most brilliant new faces in Indian Cricket team. Being the skipper of Indian team, he has created history of huge success.

He gets USD $3 million (INR 19 Crore) as salary and $ 9 million (Rs 58 Crore) from advertisement deals.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam GambhirAlthough,  Gautam Gambhir is not among the members of Indian team, he is still one of the rising stars of IPL.

He makes around 3.5 million USD from his salary itself and approx 4.5 million from various product endorsements.

Chris Gayle                                                                                                                                                                    

Chris GayleThe smile and actions of Chris Gayle make him one of the richest and popular Cricketers in the world. As he plays every T20 league match, he makes decent income by displaying his inventive skills.

He is able to fetch 44 million from his salary and 3 million USD from ads.

Shane Watson

Shane WatsonShane Watson could do play remarkable Cricket that makes the life of the opposite team miserable. His skills are simply unbeatable that get him whopping sum as income.

Shane gets $3 million as salary and same amount from other product endorsements.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit SharmaRohit Sharma is renowned for making most of the important runs in one day matches that could make the team win easily.

Being a permanent member of Indian Cricket team, he makes around Rs 50 Lakh annually as  salary (from BCCI) and at least 7 to 10 times of his salary from endorsements.

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj SinghThe Indian Cricketer, Yuvraj Singh, is an icon for Indian youth with his mesmeric performances in various matches.

For his impressive performances, he gets USD 1.5 million as his salary and USD 3.5 from various product endorsements.

Kevin Pietersen

Kevin PietersenAs Kevin Pietersen plays freelance Cricket now-a-days, he is active in playing T20 league matches.

His earnings are 3 million USD from his salary and 1.5 million USD from various product endorsements.

AB De Villiers

AB De VilliersAbraham Benjamin “AB” De Villiers comes last in the list of richest Crickets in the world.  The South-African Cricketer is really successful for his amazing performances.

He makes USD $2 million from his salary and $ 2 million USD from product endorsements.

Serial Cricket Player Name Total Net Worth
1 M.S. Dhoni $100 million
2 Sachin Tendulkar $80 million
3 Virat Kohli $30 million
4 Gautam Gambhir $25 Million
5 Chris Gayle $15 Million
6 Shane Watson $10 Million
7 Rohit Sharma $7 Million
8 Yuvraj Singh $6.5 Million
9 Kevin Pietersen $6 Million
10 AB De Villiers $4 Million


If you know any other richest cricketer then do let me know, will include here.

2 thoughts on “Top 10 Richest Cricketer in the World in 2016

  1. fan of rohit sir

    rohit Sharma should be paid still more on basis of his great batting

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