Sports and Games are so much important for human body as these games makes a person fit and smart therefore these are so much necessary to live a pleasure life so there are many games in the world which are of different kinds but in all these games Cricket is also most famous sport after football which is most famous in the world but cricket is most famous in Asia.
This is called as Gentle’s men game which was start in England in 19th century so cricketers also so much famous by this game also now it is become most payable game of the world also in which players charge fee of not only per match but also monthly pay also therefore there are many rich cricketers in the world because they entertain the world off the field.
Pay of Australian Cricketer are also enough but not so much as compare to Indian Cricketers because they have most income in the world in this list most of the cricketers are from Asia.
So here is the list of top 10 Richest Cricketers in the World 2016.
10: Sachin Tendulkar
Full name of Sachin Tendulkar is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is also known as Little Master in the history of cricket because this man has played most matches of One day and tests in the world therefore he has made most runs in the history of the cricket. He was born 24 April 1973 and debut in international cricket in 1989 at the age of 16 years he is a big name in the history of cricket and wonderful right handed batman therefore has was ranked best test batsman in 2002 as he has also made 100 centuries in his career of cricket therefore he is also one of the richest cricketer because of he also play IPL from Mumbai Indians Team so salary of this man in about 3 million dollars and net worth is 25 million because he also work in advertisements too.
9: Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is also one of the greatest cricketers of the world who play cricket from West Indies as he was born on 21 September 1979, he is most powerful hitter of the limited over cricketer of the world therefore also most expensive cricketer in most of the leagues. He has many records to his name as he is only man in the world which has four triple hundreds in the test cricket and he is only and first player to score double hundred in world cups of one day internationals. He is most famous cricketer because he has played almost all cricket leagues in the world therefore he has most centuries in T20 cricket also so due all these his achievements he has salary of 2 million dollars and net worth about 30 million dollars and considered as richest cricketer of the world also.
8: Michael Clarke
Michael John Clarke is also one of the famous Australian Cricketer and former captain his country cricket team and considered as most successful and greatest batman and captain of the Australia. He was born on 2 April 1981 and now days he is retired from international cricket and retired after winning world cup for his team in 2015 he was the captain of the team of that time. He also plays in leagues that are on their country which is in their country known as Big Bash. He served his team for about 13 years and proved great sportsman of cricket therefore he is one of the richest cricketers of the world because he has salary about 3.5 million dollars and net worth is about 3.5 million dollars because he has sponsors with Gillette as well.
7: Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is an Opening batsman and also off break bowler of the Indian cricket team as he is also famous cricket of this era in Asia mostly in his country as he was born on 30 April 1987. He debuted in Indian cricket team at the age of 20 year s in 2007 and he is now one of the permanent parts of Indian team and also successful opener after Tendulkar. He is also captain of Mumbai Indians in Indian premier league, he has hit most sixes in an inning and also played bigger inning of the one day cricket by hitting 264 therefore he also play in many leagues so his has salary of 2 million dollars and net worth is about 36 million dollars therefore considered as one of the richest cricketer of the world.
6: Shahid Khan Afridi
Shahid Khan Afridi needs no introduction as he is most famous cricketer not only in Pakistan but also all around the world because he most famous for hitting lot of sixes. He was born on 1 march 1980 in Khyber agency and debut in international cricket in 1996 and he hit fastest century of cricket in his second match of his career. He is also famous Boom Boom that this name was given by Indian Cricketer Ravi Shastari by hitting many sixes against India as he is also captain of Pakistan’s Super league team Peshawar Zalmi and also Pakistan International T20 team. He has also many records in his name of hitting most sixes in the history of cricket and also leading wicket taker of T20 cricket. He also played many international leagues so due to these he has salary about 2.5 million dollars and net worth is 47 million dollars and therefore richest cricketer of the world.
5: Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag is also former of the Indian Cricketer team as he was born on 20 October 1978as he is also most aggressive opener of his team. He debut in international cricket in 1999 so he is also most famous and legend cricketer of cricket history. He has may records with his name as he has made fastest triple century of test cricket and also hit double hundred in one day international cricket also as he also represent Delhi and Punjab in Indian Premier league so he also played many league in different countries and also worked in advertisements too so he has salary 3.5 million dollars and net worth is about 40 million dollars.
4: Shane Watson
Shane Watson is also a big name in the international cricket as he was one of the great all rounder’s of cricket world that was born on 17 June 1981. He debuted in international cricket in 2002 and proved great cricketer in all format of cricket as when he is retired from T20 international recently in T20 world cup, he is number 1 all rounder of the world in T20 cricket as he also won six awards in all three formats of cricket and also one man in the cricket history who has been declared four times consecutive man of the match in any ICC event. He also played many leagues including Pakistan Super League therefore he has salary 4 million dollars and net worth is about 40 million dollars.
3: Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir is also one of the famous cricketers and also opener of the Indian Cricket team as he was born on 14 October 1981, he also play domestic cricket for Delhi and now he is the Captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League. He made his debut in international cricket in 2003 as he is most successful captain of the India team because he has won all sic 6 one day international which he played as a captain. He is only cricketer in of the world who has scored five hundreds in five test matches therefore called as best opener for India after Sunil Gavaskar. Due to all his success he also considered as richest cricketer of the world because he has Salary of 3.9 million dollars and net worth of 44 million dollars.
2: Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is greater player of the world as he is number cricketer of the world cricket as he was born on 5 November 1988 and he also captain of Indian cricket team and vice captain in all other formats. He also represents Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian premier League and he made his debut in 2008 against Sri Lanka and now he is considered as one man army in Indian Cricket team because he is match winner player. He is man who scored fastest 5 thousand runs and also fastest 10 centuries in the history of cricket and he is also winner of ICC cricketer of the year. He is also considered as richest player in world cricket because he has salary of 3.1 million dollars and net worth is about 46 million dollars because he also appeared in many advertisements also.
1: MS Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also world famous cricketer as he was born on 7 July 1981 so he is the captain of Indian ODI and T20 team international because he retired from test cricket. He is also keeper as well as middle order batsman as he is only captain in the world whose under captaincy his team has won ODI World Cup, Champion Trophy and T20 world cup also. He is also captain of Chennai Super Kings in Indian Premier League, he made his International Cricket Debut in 2004 and not only considered as richest cricketer of the world but also in richest Sports man in the world because he has salary of 3.5 million dollars and net worth 65 million dollars and he is also winner of ICC cricketer of the year and also most successful captain of India.