After passion, money is one of the reasons why young people get involved in cricket. A reputation is earned by players who consistently perform well. No matter how good a player is, he or she will have to go through a rough patch now and then. We will discuss today those cricketers who have carved out such a solid place in the game of cricket that they cannot be replaced. Their reliability has earned them fame, fortune, and name.
5. Brain Lara
Since many years, cricketer Brain Lara, known as ‘Prince of Port Spain,’ has been associated with the tire brand MRF. Lara is also associated with MRF, another global brand. Global brands have paid him a staggering amount for these associations, as is well-known.
Brian Lara played cricket for the West Indies from 1990 to 2007. He has earned a large sum of money over the course of his long and distinguished career. He is estimated to have a net worth of INR 454 crores. He also owns a luxurious home in Trinidad as part of his net worth.
4. Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting is a well-known cricketer around the world. He is one of the most successful captains in the world. Under his leadership, Australia won two ODI World Cup titles. Aside from being one of Australia’s most famous cricketers, he is also one of its richest. He has earned a lot of money both during and after his cricket career.
He is estimated to have a net worth of 492 crores. He has worked with brands such as Valvoline, Adidas, and many others. Ponting lives at the Shanford Mansion on the Golden Mile in Brighton, Melbourne. Featuring a private theatre, a pool, a billiard room, and a tennis court, this mansion costs 69.8 crores.
3. Virat Kohli
Kohli is one of the most popular and successful players in the world. Only he has an average of over 50 in all three forms of cricket. Furthermore, he is one of the richest cricketers in the world. Virat Kohli earns a lot of money from his cricket career as well as endorsements.
Koli has partnered with brands such as Puma, Audi, MRF, Colgate, Palmolive, and Tissot. The WROGN brand is designed for cricketers. Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma own a 7171-square-foot apartment in Mumbai that costs approximately 34 crores. Through his advertisements, Kohli earned around INR 196 crore only in 2020.
2. MS Dhoni
Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in Indian cricket. Three ICC trophies were won by India under his leadership. INR 840 crores is Dhoni’s net worth. Several of the biggest brands in cricket have been associated with the former Indian skipper, such as Reebok, TVS Motors, Red Bus, Sony Bravia, Lays, etc.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
During his career as a cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, the “God of Cricket,” was the best batsman in the world. Despite his retirement from cricket, he is still the world’s richest cricketer in 2021. He is estimated to have a net worth of 870 crores.
Some of the best cricketer’s brands include Phillips, Britannia, VISA, BMW, Pepsi, Luminous, Adidas, Canon, Castrol, etc.