Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the world (2018)

Top 10 Richest Cricketers
MostTrendingList has Listed the 10 richest cricketers in the world (2018) according to their income per year. With Mahendra Singh Dhoni Topping the list with a yearly income of $28.7 million. Check out the full list of top 10 richest cricketers in the world below.

List Of 10 Richest Cricketers In The World

10. Michael Clarke

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Michael John Clarke born on 2 April 1981, is a former Australian cricketer and former captain of Australia, who played all forms of the game.  He is also named by the nickname “Clarkey “ and “Nemo” by his fellows. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $2.9m.

Income/Year – $2.9m

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9. AB De Villiers

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AB de Villiers born on 17 February 1984, is a South African international cricketer, who plays all formats and also a former captain in all formats. He has been rated as the number one batsman in Tests and ODIs on several occasions. He is also nicknamed as “Mr.360”, due to his ability to play the shots in all the directions. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $3.6m.

Income/Year – $3.6m

8. Yuvraj Singh

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Yuvraj Singh born on 12 December 1981, is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.  He’s identified by the nickname “Yuvi”.  He was successful in showing marvellous performance in 2011 ICC World Cup where he was selected as the Man of the tournament. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $3.9m.

Income/Year – $3.9m

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7. Gautam Gambhir

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Gautam Gambhir born on 14 October 1981, is an Indian cricketer, who played all formats of the game.  He is known as Gauti as well his mostly income came from various brands endorsements and IPL contracts are the major way of income for Gauti he could play all type of shorts and he has the ability to win the game by only himself.  Currently, he has the yearly income of around $5m.

Income/Year – $5m

6. Shahid Afridi

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Shahid Afridi born on 1st March 1980, is a former Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. He is popularly known as Shahid “Boom Boom” Afridi and Lala. He is an efficient batsman who has the flexibility to play with excessive strike rate. He is famous for his big sixes he has the record of most sixes in the entire world of cricket by a single person he is the most extraordinary batsman in Pakistani side. Currently, he is one of the richest Pakistani cricketers with a yearly income of around $5.9m.

Income/Year – $5.9m

5. Shane Watson

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Shane Watson born on 17 June 1981, is a former Australian cricketer and a former captain, who played all formats of the game. He is known by his nickname Watto he is very good looking and highly skilled batsman in Australian National Cricket Team. His earnings primarily come from Australia Central Contract, IPL(Indian Premier League) and different T20 Leagues. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $6m.

Income/Year – $6m

4. Virender Sehwag

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Virender Sehwag About this sound pronunciation born on 20 October 1978, is a former Indian cricketer, and a former captain, who played all forms of the game for fourteen years. He is also known as “Viru” by his fellow cricketers. Viru being retired from worldwide cricket, he’s at present simply enjoying IPL. So his major earnings come via IPL(Indian Premier League). Currently, he has the yearly income of around $6.1m.

Income/Year – $6.1m

3. Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle born on 21 September 1979, is a Jamaican cricketer and a former captain, who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He has many nicknames in the cricketing world like Gayle-Storm, Gayle-Force, Master Storm, World Boss.  He is been playing for west indies in every format and his major income is coming from IPL contracts Gayle is considered as one of the most dangerous batsmen as he can play every type of ball in every direction and he is really a world class batsman. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $7.5m.

Income/Year – $7.5m

2. Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli born on 5 November 1988, is an Indian international cricketer who is currently captain of India national team. Virat Kohli a new godfather of Indian cricket the way he has maintained his performance is something extraordinary, Virat is very famous not only in India but every cricket lover loves the way he plays. He is often regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $24.9m.

Income/Year – $24.9m

1. MS Dhoni

richest cricketer in the world 2018
 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni born on 7 July 1981, is an Indian cricketer and former captain of Indian national team. He’s identified Furthermore along with his nickname “Mahi”.  He is the most successful captain in the world he always had a perfect strategy on the field and he is famous for his always cool temperament even in most difficult situations. Being a very successful captain and player he earns through BCCI Central Contract, IPL and he has some big brands for endorsing. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $28.7m.

Income/Year – $28.7m

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