Top 10 Richest Cricketers in the World

 

  1. Shane Watson Net Worth : $35 Million

Born: 17 June 1981

Shane Robert Watson is an Australian international cricketer and occasional captain in all formats who has played for Australia’s national cricket team and currently plays in the Indian Premier League for Chennai Super Kings and in the Pakistan Super League for Quetta Gladiators respectively.

In 2000 Shane Watson was a scholarship winner of the AIS Australian Cricket Academy. After leaving his home state of Queensland he started his first-class cricketing career for Tasmania but returned to play for his native Queensland as his international career started. In 2005 he also appeared in the English County Championship for Hampshire. He finds Terry Alderman a mentor of his own.

 

  1. Yuvraj Singh Net Worth : $35 Million

Born: 12 December 1981

Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian cricketer who has played the game in every form. Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh, an all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls medium left-arm orthodox.

Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung in 2011, and was treated with chemotherapy in Boston and Indianapolis. After completing the third and final chemotherapy process, he was discharged from the hospital in March 2012, and returned to India in April. Shortly before the 2012 World Twenty20 he made his international debut in a September Twenty20 match against New Zealand.

  1. Virender Sehwag Net Worth : $40 Million

Born: 20 October 1978

Virender Sehwag is a cricketer former to India. Widely considered one of the most prolific batsmen ever, Sehwag played as an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and also bowled off-spin right-arm part-time. In 1999 he played his first One Day International, and in 2001 joined the Indian test team.

In the 1997–98 season Sehwag made his first-class cricket debut for the Delhi cricket team. The following season in 1998–99, he was selected to the North Zone cricket team for the Duleep Trophy, finishing fifth in the total runscoring list. He was fourth on the Duleep Trophy run scoring list the following year with a 274, the competition’s highest score. This was done in just 327 balls against South Zone at Agartala, followed by a rapid 187 from just 175 in a match against Punjab for the Ranji Trophy.

  1. Shane Warne Net Worth : $50 Million

Born: 13 September 1969

Shane Keith Warne is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricket cricketer who captained the Australian national team in One Day Internationals (ODI). Widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game, in the 1994 Wisden Cricketers ‘Almanack Warne was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. He was the Notional Winner (Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World) in 1997.

In January 2007 he retired from international cricket, ending Australia’s 5–0 Ashes series win over England. Three other players that were important to the Australian team at the time- Glenn McGrath, Damien Martyn and Justin Langer all retired from Tests at the same time that led others, including Australian captain Ricky Ponting; to declare it the “end of an age.”

  1. Brian lara Net Worth : $60 Million

Born: 2 May 1969

Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM is a retired international cricketer from Trinidad and generally regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He has topped the Test batting rankings on many occasions and holds many cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not going out for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston in 1994, which is the only quintuple hundred in first-class cricket history. After scoring 400 not against England at Antigua in 2004, Lara also holds the record for the highest individual score in a Test series.

Wisden has ranked Lara’s match-winning effort of 153 not out against Australia in Bridgetown, Barbados in 1999 as the second best batting effort in the history of Test cricket, next to only the 270 runs scored by Sir Donald Bradman in The Ashes Test match of 1937. Muttiah Muralitharan, ranked by Wisden Cricketers ‘Almanack as the greatest Test match bowler ever, and the top wicket-taker in both Test cricket and One Day Internationals (ODIs), hailed Lara as his toughest opponent among all batsmen worldwide.

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