Next to football, cricket is the most popular sport with a huge fan following all around the world. It has become a daily routine for the people in India. Nowadays, the fans want to know the net worth of cricketers as they get paid a hefty fee after completing the game. Apart from this, they earn a lot of money from their sponsors and endorsements. let us have a look at the top 5 current Indian cricketers and their net worth.
5. Rohit Sharma – $18.7 million
The Mumbaikar makes it to the list by earning $18.7 million which translates 130 crores in INR. He has endorsed a lot of top brands like Nissan, Adidas, Oppo smartphones and much more. Also, he is one of the three athletes who hold an A+ Grade contract with BCCI. Rohit has been retained by the Mumbai Indians for a whopping price of Rs 15 crores ahead of the IPL 2020.
4.Suresh Raina – $25 million
Fondly known as “Mr.IPL”, Suresh Raina, was one of the mainstays in the Indian team in the limited-overs format. However, Raina failed to maintain his consistency which costed him to lose his place from the side. Besides, Raina has a net worth of $25 million and has various endorsements such as Ceat, Boost, Adidas and others.
3.Yusuf Pathan – $26.5 million
Surprisingly, the Baroda all-rounder, Yusuf Pathan. grab the 3rd spot in the list even he’s not playing for the national side for a quite while. But his scintillating performance in IPL made him earn some money with KKR and currently with SRH. Though, he pockets some by endorsing few brands like Tata Indicom, Reebok, and others. Also, both the Pathan brothers running a cricket academy in Baroda which is named “The Cricket Academy of Pathans”.
2.Virat Kohli – $92 million
Without any doubt, the Delhi born will soon grab the first place of this elite list. Kohli is also one of the three players who hold the A+ Grade contract with BCCI. He has been associated with top brands such as American Tourister, MRF, Hero Motocorp, Audi, Puma, and much more. Ahead of the IPL 2020, Kohli was retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a humungous amount of Rs 17 crores.
1.Mahendra Singh Dhoni – $150 million
Dhoni, one of the greatest captains of all time makes it to the top of the list with a net worth of $150 million. He is the only cricketer to win all three ICC titles as captain. Dhoni has a lot of endorsement deals like TVS Motors, Sonata Watches, Ashok Leyland, Big Bazaar, Lays, Gulf Oil, and much more. Ahead of the IPL 2020, he was retained by the Chennai Super Kings for Rs 15 crores.