Top 10 Richest Cricketer in India 2024

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Cricket is a religion in India and India is a very religious country. Cricketers in India are worshiped by their fans and no wonder these demigod-like entities often come in the list of richest celebrities. It comes as a surprise to no one that the world’s largest and third largest stadium both are located in India. An India-Pakistan match is no less than an event and a cricket world cup in India is a festival . 

Here is the list of Richest Cricketers in India:

1. Sachin Tendulkar

sachin tendulkar

Ranking first on this list, Sachin Tendulkar is the richest cricketer in India. Despite being away from the sport for almost a decade now, he still manages to top this list. This speaks of what he means to India. Widely considered as the most loved cricketer in India and the greatest cricketer of all time, any amount seems small in front of the “God of Cricket”. The first and youngest sportsperson to receive the Bharat Ratna along with several other acclaimed awards, Sachin Tendulkar is truly our nation’s pride. His net worth is estimated to be around 1250 crore (150 M approx).  


2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Captain Cool might have lost out on being the most loved cricketer ( he might just have voted for Sachin making all the difference) but he definitely is the most successful and widely loved cricket captain. Him being second on this list is no surprising feat being one of the most outstanding wicket-keeper and batsmen. Our former Indian team captains net worth is estimated at 1040 crore (126 M approx)


3. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Highest run scorer in T20 and IPL, another former Indian cricket captain, Virat Kohli does not need an introduction.With 266 Million followers on Instagram and 59.5 Million followers on X( formerly)Twitter, he is one of the most popular sports person in the world. Featured in 2018 Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world, Virat Kohli is considered as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Awarded with the Khel Ratna in 2018 this cricketer’s net worth is somewhere around 1040 crore (126M approx).


4. Saurav Ganguly 

Saurav Ganguly 

This list is filled with former Indian Cricket team captains and Saurav Gangualy is taking this phenomena ahead by featuring fourth in the richest cricketer list. Apart from being the team captain, Ganguly is also a former BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) president.His estimated net worth is around 498 crore (60M approx).


5. Virendra Sehwag

Virendra Sehwag

Considered as one of the most destructive openers, Virendra Sehwag is a master of his domain. With a successful fourteen year career, he is regarded as one of the most respected Indian cricketers. He holds the record of fastest triple century in history of international cricket and highest score made by an Indian in test cricket. His net worth is estimated to be around 374 crore (45M approx)


6. Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh

This left handed all rounder was one of the most known faces in his time. Yuvraj Singh is the phoenix of the Indian cricket team, rising from his cancer diagnosis to come back for another inning of his cricket career. Awarded with the Padma Shri and Arjun Award, his net worth is around 291 crore (35 M approx).


7. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

There was no way this list would have been complete without including the current Indian cricket team captain for all formats , Rohit Sharma. Considered the best batsman of his generation and one of the greatest opening batters of all time, and the most successful captain in IPL history, with Mumbai Indians winning 5 titles under his captaincy. He holds several batting records including most sixes in international cricket and most double centuries in ODI cricket. This Khel Ratna awardee’s net worth is estimated to be 216 crore (26M approx).


8. Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina

The second youngest player ever to captain India, Suresh Raina has made the list. This left handed middle-order batsmen occasionally served as the stand-in captain for the Indian men’s national cricket team and IPL Team Chennai Super Kings. The first Indian batsman to a century in all three formats of international cricket. His net worth is estimated to be around 207 crore (25 M approx)


9. Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir aka the only Indian batsman to have scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive test series. He received the Arjun Award in 2008 and the Padma Shri Award in 2019 by the President of India. He retired from all forms of cricket in 2018 and headed to pursue a career in politics. Joining the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, he won the Lok sabha election from East Delhi. Apart from his cricket and political career, Gautam Gambhir is also a philanthropist. This cricketer turned politician’s net worth is estimated to be around 207 crore (25 M approx).


10. Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid

Ending our list on another former team India captain, the tenth Richest Cricketer in India is Rahul Dravid. Rahul Dravid is currently serving as the head coach of the Indian National Cricket Team. He is the second highest Indian run scorer in test cricket after Sachin Tendulkar and fourth in the world. Rahul Dravid was the head coach of the India Under-19 team and under his tutelage they won the 2018 Under 19 Cricket World Cup. He is the recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. Widely known for his batting technique, he is one of the most successful batsmen of the Indian Cricket Team. His net worth is estimated to be around 199 crore (24M  approx).

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In a country like India where a Cricket match featuring the Indian Team is a nationwide celebration, the cricketers are bound to become the richest celebrities of India. With the emergence of the IPL its has only become larger in our country. It has helped our cricketers achieve new heights of success and achievements, it was only a matter of time money followed. This was our list of Richest Cricketers in India.

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