Cricketers are known to be rich and have a super luxurious lifestyle. Here is the list of India’s Top 10 Highest Paid Cricketers in 2021 :
1. Sachin Tendulkar: 1115 crore rupees
Even a decade after retiring, Tendulkar continues to be a commercial icon and one of the most adored cricketers of all time. He currently serves as an ambassador for businesses such as BMW, UNICEF, Luminous, Toshiba, and Reliance Communications.
2. MS Dhoni: 820 crore rupees
Former India captain and World Cup winner Dhoni is a close second. Dhoni, who owns specialty automobiles and motorcycles, is also involved in commercial ventures like as SportsFit and Se7en. He is responsible for marketing businesses such as Indigo Paint, Orient PSPO, Reebok, Amity University, Boost, GoDaddy, and Share Market Equity company.
3. Virat Kohli: 690 crore rupees
The ex India Test captain is one of the greatest batters of the contemporary era. Kohli is also an accomplished marketer, having founded two successful company sectors — Wrogn and One8. He is a brand ambassador for a number of well-known companies, including Colgate, PUMA, Too Yum, Great Learning, MPL, Boost, Myntra, and MRF.
4. Sourav Ganguly: 380 crore rupees
The former India captain and current BCCI president continue to attract a sizable number of corporations. He is the brand ambassador for many companies, including MyCircle 11, JSW Cements, Tata Setley, and Fortune Oil.
5. Virender Sehwag : 330 crore.
Sehwag was known for his exciting style of cricket and was largely considered one of the finest openers during his heyday. Sehwag maintains an active social media presence and runs Sehwag’s School in Noida even after his playing days are over. He promotes businesses such as PVC Pipe, Adidas, MyTeam11, and Hero MotoCorp, among others.
6. Yuvraj Singh: 260 crores
In the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup, the former India all-rounder produced some of the most memorable moments in Indian cricket history. Yuvraj received several sponsorships throughout his prime. After retiring, the Punjab left-hander invested in his own company, YouWeCan, as well as in many start-ups, including Edukart, Vyomo, Well Versed, and Easy Diner.
7. Suresh Raina: 185 crore
Raina, who was formerly India’s dependable middle-order batsman, resigned from international cricket in 2020 but continues to play in the Indian Premier League. The Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, have not retained the left-hander before to the IPL 2022 auction. With his wife Priyanka, he now co-owns a baby care business called Matte. Apart from that, he has ties to Muthoot, India Cements, and Jio, to name a few.
8. Rahul Dravid: 170 crore
The former India captain and current India head coach is a somewhat private individual who works with just a few businesses and, unlike many others, does not really own a company. However, he is now marketing companies such as CRED and Orchid International School, having previously worked for Gillette, Castrol, and Max Life.
9. Rohit Sharma: Rs. 160 crore
The current India ODI and T20I skippers are also advancing as a promoter. Rohit has appeared in advertising for a variety of high-profile businesses, including CEAT, Adidas, Relispray, and Hublot.
10. Gautam Gambhir: 145 crore rupees
Gautam Gambhir’s net worth is estimated to be 145 crore rupees. At the present time, the former India opener and current BJP Member of Parliament from East Delhi works for Star Sports as an in-house specialist and analyst during matches. He worked with a number of well-known corporations, including Hero MotoCorp, Reebok, and Red Bull.