Sportsmanship is undoubtedly one of the most interesting occupations worldwide. In the recent past years, cricket has become the most advancing sports in many countries throughout the world. It has been making a huge money through different leagues and tournaments and players passionately take their parts in serving their talent to earn a good fortune out of it. cricket has transferred to a commercial entertainment from just a sport. Cricketers from all over the world teams play for the leagues and generate a good revenue that result in making them earn millions of dollars.
Here is a list of 2015’s richest cricketers of the world who have earned their stakes to bring their name in the richest list.
1.Mahendra Singh Dhoni
The present captain of Indian national cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni is on the top of the list of richest cricketers in 2015. He is also the captain of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League and it has helped him earning a good part of his wealth. His annual income is $26.5 million from his cricket play as well as brand endorsements. His net worth has been estimated to $150 million.
The name that doesn’t need an introduction in world cricket, yes ! the next on the list is none other than Sachin Tendulkar with an estimated net worth of $115 million. His skills in his bating career are phenomenal and he is also listed among Greatest Batsmen Ever. The world-class batsmen is former captain of Indian national team and captain of Mumbai Indians in IPL. His annual income is $18.6 million.
Gautam Gambhir is yet another Indian batsman playing beautifully since he started off with his career. He has earned a lot of wealth in a very short time and his net worth is estimated to $20 million. He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL which combines with his endorsements to generate his annual income.
4. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohlli, the real danger from Indian side, makes an appearance in the list at number 4. The middle ordered player plays for indian national team and Royal Challenger’s Banglore in IPL. He is sponsored by some big brands like Pepsi, Toyota and Nike. His net worth is estimated to $15 million and an annual income of $7.1 million.
5. Virendar Sehwag
Sehwag, with his smashing aggressive hits, occupies fifth spot on the list with an estimated net worth of $7 million. He is another important player of team Delhi Daredevils in IPL. His cricket play and endorsements help him earn his stake and making him one of the richest cricketers of the world.
The real class of the cricket, Shane Watson is the best all rounder of the Team Australia in international cricket. With most sensible game on the field, he also earns a sensible money out of his cricket and endorsements. He also plays for Rajasthan Royals in IPL. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
The present captain of the Australian Cricket team, Michael Clarke, makes his place in the list with a net worth of $16 million. He is considered as the best fielding attacker of his team and is appreciated for his good captaincy. He is also a part of Pune Warriors in IPL.
The greatest fast bowlers of his time, Brett Lee from the Australian cricket team, appears to be the eighth name in the list. He has earned his wealth by proving his phenomenal bowling skills on the field. He has an estimated net worth of $10 million that he has earned from his cricket and endorsements. He has also been a part of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL.
Rickey Ponting, the first and the renowned name from Australian cricket is the next richest cricketer we have on our list. The most successful captain of the Australian Cricket team and two times World Cup Winning as well, has earned an estimated net worth of $4.1 million
10. Yusuf Pathan
The owner of $26.5 million, Yusuf Pathan is the next batsman cum bowler in the list of richest cricketers. This Pathan brother has made his fortune out of his cricket play as well as the payments of endorsements. The main sponsors for Yousuf are Pepsi Co, Tata Indicom and others. His participation for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL also adds up a good part in his wealth.