There is no doubt that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is one of the wealthiest cricket boards when compared to the others. The Indian cricketers get a hefty salary from the board once they announce the annual player contracts.
Besides, these athletes have gained eminent popularity in the commercial world to enrich their overall net worth. So, let’s have a look at the 5 richest Indian cricketers based on their net worth.
5. Virender Sehwag
The Nawab of Najafgarh was once a nightmare for the bowlers who are well known for his explosive batting in all aspects of the game. Virender Sehwag’s estimated net worth goes around to INR 286 Crore which chips to $ 40 Million and also earns a lot from his cricket coaching and a few more.
Moreover, he gets a handsome amount from the popular brand endorsement Adidas and owns a luxury house in the area named Hauz Khas. Virender Sehwag has in own school named “Sehwag International School” in Haryana.
4. Sourav Ganguly
The President of BCCI, Sourav Ganguly has made it to the elite list with an estimated net worth of INR 365 Crore which clocks $ 50 Million. Popularly recognized as “Dada”, he is one of the top-class players that India has ever produced.
After becoming the president of BCCI, Ganguly’s brand value has reached its peak. Currently, the left-hander earns handsomely through various brand endorsements like JSW Cement, Fortune Oil, My 11 Circle, and a few more.
3. Virat Kohli
The skipper of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli is the only Indian to have more than 150 million followers on Instagram. Virat Kohli’s estimated net worth hovers around INR 770 Crore that comes close to $105 Million.
He has a lot of fans around the world and owns a luxurious bungalow and an apartment in Haryana and Mumbai which estimates INR 80 and 34 Crore. Moreover, he became a brand of the modern era and has various endorsements under his belt. One of them was Hero Motocop, MRF, Puma, and a lot more.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
The former skipper of team India MS Dhoni is regarded as one of the best captains in the history of cricket. He has earned a lot during his prime days and his estimated net worth clicks INR 785 Crore which equals $ 108 Million.
Captain Cool has a 7-acre farmhouse in Ranchi which sums INR 50 Crore. Moreover, he has a lot of active endorsements with popular brands like Cars 24, Orient, Dream 11, and much more.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
Worshipped as “God of Cricket” this man deserves the No.1 spot on the list. He served the Indian cricket for over two decades and his estimated net worth clocks INR 1,110 Crore that sums $ 150 Million.
The Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has an endorsement with popular brands like MRF, Adidas, Canon, and a few more. Among them, his endorsement with the luxury and one of the most expensive cars BMW from which he gets around INR 17-20 Crore per annum.