Top 10 Most Richest Cricketers in the World for 2016

Cricket is the game of passion,strength and patience. Cricket is always being the most favorite game among the people all over in the world from the time of British Period. Britisher discovered this game and it is mostly called as “THE GENTLEMAN GAME”. Cricket has provide us with affection but more than joy to the people cricket has made some strong and passionate cricketers millionaires.
Cricket is the only sport which is frequently played and watched in all of the Asian and European countries. And if we talk about the most famous players and the players with the heaviest fan following  then we find all the cricketers on the board. With their excellent performances, great fan following and demand they are earning a lot of money by charging top brands heavily and all of the leading brands are willing to have them as their brand ambassadors.

Top 10 Most Richest Cricketers in the World for 2016

Top 10 Most Richest Cricketers in the World for 2014

MS Dhoni :-

MS Dhoni

  • Net Income :- $30 Million (Estimated 2016)
  • Salary  :- 1 Crore Per Anum
  • Earnings : 20-30 Crore Per Year (IPL , Winning Bonus , Endorsement Pays)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (born 7 July 1981) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team. He is an attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket.He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and played his first Test a year later against Sri Lanka.Dhoni is the captain of India in all three forms of the game. His Test and ODI records are the best among all Indian captains to date.

He took over the ODI captaincy from Rahul Dravid in 2007 and led the team to its first ever bilateral ODI series wins in Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the CB Series of 2007–08, the 2010 Asia Cup, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.MS Dhoni Most Richest Cricketers of the WorldMS Dhoni becomes worlds highest paid players and there is nodoubt , he should because every big event of cricket , he has won.From world T-20 to World Cup title . He is the most successful players of cricket , he is the face of many brands in India.

  • Born: July 7, 1981 (age 32), Ranchi, India
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Spouse: Sakshi Dhoni (m. 2010)
  • Awards: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, ICC World ODI XI, ODI Player of the Year
  • Current teams: Jharkhand cricket team, more

Sachin Tendulkar :-

Sachin Tendulkar

  • Net Income:- $22 Millions  (Estimated 2016 (Retire )
  • Salary :- 50 Lakh Per Anum (Before Retirement)
  • Earnings :- 10-20 Crore Per Year ( IPL , Endorsement Deals )

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian cricketer widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of the modern generation, popularly holds the title “God of Cricket” among his fans. Some commentators, such as former West Indian batsman Brian Lara, have labelled Tendulkar the greatest cricketer of all time. He took up cricket at the age of eleven, made his Test debut against Pakistan at the age of sixteen, and went on to represent Mumbai domestically and India internationally for close to twenty-four years.

He is the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a Double Century in a One Day International, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. In October 2013, he became the 16th player and first Indian to aggregate 50,000 runs in all recognised cricket (First-class, List A and Twenty20 combined).Top Cricketers in 2016 Sachin Tendulkar the only one player who change the atmosphere of cricket every time . He is the legend of cricket for his outstanding performances . He is now retire from cricket but his records and earnings may not be lesser.

  • Born: April 24, 1973 (age 40), Mumbai, India
  • Height: 1.65 m
  • Spouse: Anjali Tendulkar (m. 1995)
  • Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Shri, more
  • Movies: India vs. Pakistan: Stars of India
  • Parents: Rajni Tendulkar, Ramesh Tendulkar

Shahid Afridi :-

Shahid Afridi

  • Net Income :- $12 Million  (Estimated 2016 )
  • Salary :- 10 Lakh Per Annum + Match Fees , Bonus
  • Earnings :- 7-15 Crore (International Cricket Tournaments , Domestic Leagues )

Shahid Afridi ( born on 1 March 1980)is a Pakistani cricketer. Between 1996 and 2012, Afridi played 27 Tests, 350 One Day Internationals, and 59 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for the Pakistani national team. He made his ODI debut on 2 October 1996 against Kenya and his Test debut on 22 October 1998 against Australia.He is known for his aggressive batting style, and previously held the record for the fastest ODI century i.e.in 37 deliveries.

Now broken by Corey Anderson who took one delivery less i.e.36 deliveries which he made in his first international innings, as well as scoring 32 runs in a single over, the third highest scoring over ever in an ODI.Shahid Afridi 2014 richest players one of the most hardest hitters in the Cricket , he is always been the special player for Pakistan team squad, He is the highest paid players in Bangladesh Premier League , Indian Premier League , Australian Cricket League and Sri Lanka Premier League . He is one of the top all rounders who earned in Millions from past few years.

  • Born: March 1, 1980 (age 34), Khyber Agency
  • Height: 1.82 m
  • Spouse: Nadia Afridi
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Children: Aqsa Afridi, Asmara Afridi, Ansha Afridi, Ajwa Afridi
  • Current teams: Melbourne Renegades, Dhaka Gladiators (#10)

Shane Watson :-

Shane Watson

  • Net Income :-  $10 Million  (Estimated 2016 )
  • Earnings  :- $8 Million (Domestic Cricket , IPL bonus )

Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981) is an Australian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast medium bowler.He debuted for the Australian cricket team in 2002, playing his first One Day International against South Africa. While he has become a regular member of the one-day squad, Watson only reached his 50th Test Match for Australia in the fifth Ashes match in January 2014, having debuted against Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2005.

Despite being allocated to be Australia’s designated Test all-rounder, injuries have often prevented him from claiming his position in the Test team. However, from the second half of 2009, Watson acted as Australian Test opening batsman, along with Simon Katich, but has since settled into the number three position. Shane Watson the richest Cricketers from AustraliaShane Watson the surprising all rounder of the Australia. He is one of the highest paid cricketers ever. His performance is always regarding and most powerful one in IPL and for the team of Australia.

  • Born: June 17, 1981 (age 32), Ipswich, Australia
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Weight: 93 kg
  • Spouse: Lee Watson (m. 2010)
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Current teams: Brisbane Heat, more

Virat Kohli :-

Virat Kohli

  • Net Income :- $9.5 Million  (Estimated 2016 )
  • Salary :- 1 Crore Per Anum
  • Earnings :- 20-10 Crore ( IPL , Endorsements )

Virat Kohli  (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer. A middle-order batsman, who can also bowl right arm medium pace,Kohli captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia, and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. He also represents Delhi in first-class cricket and played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. In One Day International (ODI) cricket, Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman, and became the fastest to 17 hundreds in ODI by any batsman.

He is the fourth batsman in ODIs after Sourav Ganguly (1997-2000), Sachin Tendulkar (1996-98) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007–09) to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years. He also holds the record for most centuries in chases, with 11 centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman to make five successive scores of 50 or more in ODIs on two separate occasions. Virat Kohli Richest Cricketers Virat Kohli the most surprising batsman, one of the most expensive players of IPL. He is young talented and looking to show some of the best performances. He is one of the highest paid athletes of 2013 in Asia. There are many brands he is endorsing.

  • Born: November 5, 1988 (age 25), Delhi, India
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Siblings: Bhavna Kholi, Vikash Kholi
  • Parents: Saroj Kohli, Prem Kohli
  • Awards: Arjuna Award for Cricket, ODI Player of the Year, People’s Choice Awards India for Favorite Sportsperson
  • Current teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore (#18 / Batsman), India national cricket team (#18), Delhi cricket team

Chris Gayle :-

Chris Gayle

  • Net Income :- $8.5 Million  (Estimated 2016 )
  • Earnings :- 10-15 Crore ( IPL )

Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He captained the West Indies’ Test side from 2007 to 2010. He plays domestic cricket for Jamaica, and also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League and the Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League. He has also represented Worcestershire, the Western Warriors, Barisal Burners and the Kolkata Knight Riders in his career. He was also selected for team Uva Next for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012.

He is one of only four players who have scored two triple centuries at Test level: 317 against South Africa in 2005, and 333 against Sri Lanka in 2010. Chris Gayle is one of the richest 2016. Chris Gayle worlds most hardest hitters and one of the top cricketers of the 2013. He is the highest paid cricket in each league of cricket because of his hitting and fast run scoring. In Indian Premier league he become the top level cricketer and due to his performances West Indies win the T-20 World.

  • Born: September 21, 1979 (age 34), Kingston, Jamaica
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Full name: Christopher Henry Gayle
  • Nationality: Jamaican
  • Weight: 98 kg
  • Current teams: Barisal Burners (#333), more

Kevin Peterson :-

Kevin Peterson

  • Net Income :- $8 Million (Estimated 2016)
  • Salary :-  1 Million USD
  • Earnings  :- $6 Million ( IPL , Domestic Cricket )

Kevin Peter Pietersen, MBE (born 11 March 1980) is a South African-born English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional off spin bowler who formerly played for England and currently plays for Surrey. Pietersen was born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa. He made his first-class debut for Natal in 1997 before moving to England, after voicing his displeasure at the racial quota system in place in South Africa. His English mother made him eligible to play for England and after serving a qualifying period of four years playing at county level, he was called up almost immediately into the national side.

He made his international debut in the One Day International match against Zimbabwe in 2004 and his Test match debut in the 2005 Ashes series against Australia the following year.richest crickters of 2014. Kevin Peterson the leading cricketers from past few years for the team of the England. He is one of the most successful person to score consecutive runs in the ODI and Test cricket. While in Auction of Indian Premier League he is the 5th highest paid player from the franchise Benglore Royal Challengers.

  • Born: June 27, 1980 (age 33), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Height: 1.93 m
  • Spouse: Jessica Taylor (m. 2007)
  • Salary: 1 million USD (2012)
  • Children: Dylan
  • Current teams: Surrey County Cricket Club (#24 / Batsman), Delhi Daredevils (#24 / Batsman)

Gautam Gambhir :-

Gautam Gambhir

  • Net Income :- $8 Million  (Estimated 2016)
  • Salary :- 50 Lakh Per Anum
  • Earnings :- 6-10 Crore ( IPL , Endorsements )

Gautam Gambhir (born 14 October 1981) is an Indian international cricketer. He is a left-handed opening batsman who plays domestic cricket for Delhi, and captains Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh in 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 from 54 balls) and the 2011 Cricket World Cup (97 from 122 balls).

Gambhir is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored five hundreds in five consecutive Test matches. He is the only Indian batsman to have scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. Gautam Gambhir top cricket player Gautam Gambhir the left hand fast run scoring batsman for the team India. One of the most powerful players of the Indian Cricket team. Gautam Gambhir who is leading team india as Vice Captain is always in new due to his feuds with cricket players. Once he feud with Pakistan keeper Kamran Akmal and once with own team mate Virat Kohli.

  • Born: October 14, 1981 (age 32), New Delhi, India
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Spouse: Natasha Jain (m. 2011)
  • Education: Modern School
  • Current teams: Kolkata Knight Riders (#5 / Batsman), India national cricket team (#5), Delhi cricket team
  • Awards: Arjuna Award for Cricket

Rohit Sharma :-

Rohit Sharma

  • Net Income :- $6 Million  (Estimated 2016)
  • Salary :-  1 Crore Per Anum
  • Earnings :- 5-8 Crore ( IPL , Endorsements )

Rohit Gurunath Sharma (born 30 April 1987) is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler (with a hat-trick in the Indian Premier League) who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket. He is the captain of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Having started his international career at the age of 20, Sharma quickly came to be pegged by many analysts as a permanent fixture in the Indian cricket team in the next decade. In 2013, he started playing as an opening batsman for the Indian ODI team and performed consistently.

He is the second highest scorer in an ODI innings with 209. He scored consecutive centuries in his first two Test matches against the West Indies in November 2013 scoring 177 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on debut, followed by a score of 111* in the next Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The man who earns in corer 2016 Rohit Sharma the man who breaks records in 2013, is looking good for the upcoming of cricket season 2016 when IPL will also going to start. He is the fresh and top leading batsman’s.

  • Born: April 30, 1987 (age 26), Nagpur, India
  • Height: 1.74 m
  • Parents: Purnima Sharma
  • Education: Our Lady of Vailankanni High School
  • Batting style: Right-handed
  • Current teams: Mumbai Indians (#45 / Batsman), India national cricket team (#45), Mumbai cricket team

Suresh Raina :-

Suresh Raina

  • Net Income :- $5 Million (Estimated 2016)
  • Salary :- 1 Crore Per Anum
  • Earnings :- 8-10 Crore (IPL , Endorsements)

Suresh Raina (born 27 November 1986) is currently a player of Indian Cricket Team from Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir now living in Rajnagar town in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He is an attacking left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket and is the vice-captain of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He is also the highest run-taker and has taken the most catches in the IPL.

He has played in the most matches in the IPL playing all of the matches for the Chennai Super Kings Raina made his ODI debut in 2005 against Sri Lanka at the age of 18. However his Test debut came only five years later in 2010 against the same opposition. Raina was a part of India’s World Cup winning team of 2011. 2013 Raina is a great hitter 2016 Suresh Raina one of the highest paid cricketers of the world. He is fantastic with his performances. He is now the back bone of Indian cricket team if upper batsman can not do well he can adjust some runs to the Indian score board.

  • Born: November 27, 1986 (age 27), Muradnagar, India
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Weight: 62 kg
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Current teams: Uttar Pradesh cricket team, India national cricket team (#48), Chennai Super Kings (#3 / Batsman)
  • Parents: Parvesh Raina, Tirlokchand Raina

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