January 26, 2022

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Richest cricketers in the world ; Virat Kohli not even in top 5

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Cricket is the most-watched sport in India. Out of 1.3 billion people, the majority of the fans watch the cricket . In India, cricket is not just a sport but a religion.

Cricketers try their maximum best to make a name for themselves from the scratch. However, not all of them go places and go on to become the legends of the game.

The ones who perform well on a regular basis earn a reputation. Being a cricketer is not that easy. Even the best cricketers have gone through lean patches in life.

However, it is more important to back your strengths no matter how hard the situation is. It is no doubt that the best players have gone through ups and downs in their life. In this article, we will take a look at the 5 richest cricketers in 2021.

1. Brian Lara

Brian Lara ‘Prince of Port of Spain’. Just like Sachin Tendulkar, the former West Indies captain was long associated with Tyre brand MRF. The global brand MRF did pay him a big amount. Lara has mind-blowing cricketing career that spanned from 1990-2007.

He registered his best score of 400* against England in Test cricket, a massive record that still remains unbeaten. Lara earned a heavy amount during his playing days. Meanwhile, his annual net worth was INR 454 crores. On the other hand, also has a luxurious home in Trinidad.

2. Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is named as the successful captain in the history of cricket. During his playing days, he led Australia to two ODI World Cup titles. He is the richest cricket personality from Australia where he earned a heavy amount from various sources.

His net worth was estimated at INR 492 crores. Ponting’s brand endorsements include Valvoline, Adidas, Rexona, and many more. The former Australian captain lives in Shanford Mansion located in upscale Golden Mile of Brighton in Melbourne. The cost of it was INR 69.8 crores. The mansion has a private theatre, a pool, a billiard room, and a full-sized tennis court.

3. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar ‘God of Cricket’. He was the best batsman during his heydays. Meanwhile, the legendary cricketer is the richest cricketer in 2021. His annual net worth was estimated at INR 870 crores.

On the other hand, the Little Master has been affiliated with top brands like Phillips, Britannia, VISA, BMW, Pepsi, Luminous, Adidas, Canon, Castrol, and so on. The Master Blaster endorsed the popular tyre brand MRF. His luxurious Mumbai home costs INR 38 crores.