- Here is the list of top 5 highest Paid Cricketers in the World.
1.VIRAT KHOLI (92 million )
The run machine and captain of Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli is the best batsmen in the world which can be seen off-field also. His prestige is extremely high and he is popularly known as most valuable Indian celebrity of all the times. He is best modern day cricketer in the whole world. He recently outlasted the net worth of Dhoni and became the highest paid Cricketer.
2. MS DHONI (70 million )
M.S Dhoni is the most successful captain in the world cricket and also most earning cricketer in the world. has won numerous awards for his outstanding captaincy of Indian cricket team. In the ICC test rankings, Dhoni guided the Indian team and it got first rank in that in 2009.
3. YUVRAJ SINGH (40 million)
A stylish left-handed batsman, Yuvraj is also a crafty slow left-arm orthodox bowler. During the ICC World T20 in 2007, Yuvraj smashed six sixes off one Stuart Broad over en route to smashing the fastest fifty ever (off 12 balls) in T20 internationals. Yuvraj was the most sought-after player in the 2014 and 2015 IPL auctions bought for 14 and 16 crores respectively.
Yuvraj made his first appearance on advertisement screens in 2006, appointed brand ambassador for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game console. He has also lent his voice in the animated movie ‘Jumbo’ and is the brand ambassador for several brands such as Puma, sports365.in, Ulysse Nardin etc. With a will to change lives, Yuvraj started a charity which was christened ‘YouWeCan’ aimed with a mission to treat cancer patients following which he decided to invest Rs.40-50 crores in order to expand the YouWeCan initiative.
4. VIRENDER SEHWAG. (35 million)
Supremely destructive at the top of the order, Virender Sehwag is regarded as one of the best openers to have competed in the game. With his strike rate seldom falling below 100, Sehwag was almost impossible to bowl to, displaying fearlessness and bouts of confidence as and when he wielded the bat.
Brute force and boldness his biggest strength, the dashing opener holds the record for the highest score by an Indian in tests with a 319, which is also the fastest triple century in the history of cricket. A penchant of scoring boundaries at will, Sehwag presented a strong challenge to every rival bowler he faced. As a regular opener, he was often banked upon to provide strong and quick starts to the innings.
5. Gautam Gambhir (20 million)
He is a left-handed opening batsman who plays domestic cricket for Delhi, and captained Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladeshin 2003, and played his first Test the following year against Australia. He captained the Indian team in six ODIs from late-2010 to late-2011 with India winning all six matches. He played an integral part in India’s wins in the finals of both the 2007 World Twenty20 (75 runs from 54 balls) and the 2011 Cricket World Cup (97 from 122).