Top 10 Richest Cricketers In 2013

Cricket; being the national sport of England gained popularity over the decades and became the international sport. People long for this sport and enjoy being a part of it. With the increasing acceptance of the sport, the business tycoons also started investing in the sport as well as the distinguishing players. The business oriented approach eventually made these players rich and the vicious cycle continues. This article therefore focuses on the top 10 richest cricketers in 2013 and the reasons of their success. So let us have a deep insight.

 

10) Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke 10 th richest cricketer

Net worth: $2.5 million

Player: Australia

Yes! You get it. Michael Clarke is so handsome that a girl can easily fall for his looks. The recent Australian captain and a right handed batsman, Clarke aka Pup is a shrewd and intelligent person. He is a part of IPL team Pune Warriors India and endorses the brand sponsors of Slazenger and Gillette.

 

9) Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen

Net worth: $3 million

Player: England

Born and brought up in South Africa and facing few issues regarding the representation of the team he plays for, the distinguishing player finally made his mark via playing for England. He is an England team representative and is among the top few awesome players who have this inborn ability of cricket. He endorses Adidas, Vodafone, Kevin, and Red Bull as his sponsors.

 

8) Brett Lee

Brett Lee 8th richest cricketer

Net worth: $3 million

Player: Australia

A super hit fast-bowler and a charming personality; Brett Lee is 6 ft. 2 in. long. His debut was in 1999 and he gained fame within no time. He set a record of one of the fastest bowlers in cricket history. He endorses Adidas, KFC, Volkswagen and Gatorade.

 

7) Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting - 7th richest cricketer

Net worth: $3.5 million

Player: Australia

The name of this legendary cricketer is always linked to the two world cups that the Australian cricket team won as he played a basic role in those world cups. With his stylish personality and incredible cricket skills, the player no doubt has a marked history. His cricket abilities are also obvious in the Mumbai Indians team of the IPL. His latest sponsors are KFC, Adidas and Valvoline.

 

6) Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly - 6th richest cricketer

Net worth: $3.5 million

Player: India

Although retired, Sourav Ganguly is still among the top ten due to his versatile playing capabilities and fabulous personality. He also proved himself as the best captain of the team as his hard work made the team one of the strongest teams in the international ambiance. His sponsors are Puma and Pepsi.

 

5) Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff - 5th richest criceter

Net worth: $4 million

Player: England

Andrew Flintoff also known as Freddie is an English all-rounder, with great batting and bowling skills. He also plays for the Chennai Super Kings team of the IPL. He is cool, trendy, elegant, handsome; all in all classy. His latest sponsors are Volkswagen, Barclays, and Puma. Even after facing some serious injuries and few controversies, he managed to remain consistent and better at playing cricket. His persistence led to his respect and fame.

 

4) Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid - 4th richest cricketer

Net worth: $5 million

Player: India

The Indian players no doubt rule the list because of their augmented sensation and captivating playing strategies. Rahul Dravid is also among these players due to his incredible batting and occasional rare wicket keeping. A player of the Rajasthan Royals team in the IPL, the cricketer also is an intelligent personality. Reebok and Castrol are his well-known sponsors.

 

3) Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh - 3rd most richest cricketer

Net worth: $5 million

Player: India

Born in India, Yuvraj Singh is an all-rounder with an exceptional left handed batting style and unbelievable slow left bowling style. He is the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team and a sensation of this generation. Recently, he is the part of the Pune Warriors team of the IPL. His one of the amazing records is the six sixes in a row in an over. His well-known sponsors are Microsoft, Reebok and many others

 

2) Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar 0 2nd most richest cricketer

Net worth: $8 million

Player: India

A perfect player with his perfect moves and a father of two children, Sachin Tendulkar is yet another fabulous batsman of the Indian Cricket team. Being one of the most wanted players in the IPL series has led him to earn a net worth of $8 million. His sponsors are Adidas, Canon and Scotland Royal Bank. He has won various awards accomplishing his cricket abilities. Moreover, his IPL team Mumbai Indians won the IPL title 2013 and the credit equally goes to this fabulous cricketer.

 

1) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni - world's richest cricketer 2013

Net worth: $8 million

Player: India

Yes! You read it right. The richest cricketer of the year is none other than Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, the team India recently won the ICC Championship Trophy 2013. The legendary cricketer is the captain of the Indian cricket team and is playing his role well in polishing the team with each passing day. Not only this, but he is also an exceptional and extraordinary batsman and a great wicket keeper. He recently signed a contract of around $43 million dollars with the Rhiti Sports for 2 years and is also a captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team “Chennai Super Kings”. Two of the main sponsors of him are Pepsi and Reebok.

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