Sunday, 1 May 2016

Top 5 Highest Paid Cricketers


 1. MS Dhoni

From a ticket checker to a cricketer earning 3.5 Million from Salary and 28 Million from Endorsements. He is the 22nd Richest Sportsman in the world and only cricketer in top 100 list. MS Dhoni is one of the biggest celebrity brand in World Cricket right now and by far richest cricketer in the world. He was known as a cricket crazy lad in his teens. No one knew he was meant for bigger things. Dhoni reached Kharagpur as a 20-year-old in 2001, desperately seeking a job. The then divisional railway manager of South Eastern Railway Animesh Kumar Ganguly, a cricket fanatic, was desperately looking for a wicket-keeper batsman. Sourav Ganguly took Mahi to the South Eastern Railway Sports Association stadium, bowled him 60 balls and came back satisfied. Dhoni got the job in sports quota as a ticket collector and later raised to the heights.

2. Virat Kohli

A typical modern-day cricketer, Virat Kohli plays  his game aggressively, bares his emotions loudly  in public, yet retains the element of maturity  forms an integral part of every good and great player. 3 Million from Salary and 9 Million from Endorsements New Indian sensation and one of the best  batsman in the world earns 12 Million USD every year.

3. Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell is an Australian cricketer who has an estimated net worth of $4 Million. In 2013, the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League bough him for a record one million dollars. In 2013, Glenn Maxwell has earned a total income of $2 Million.  

4. Gautam Gambhir

3.5 Million from Salary and 4.5 Million from Endorsements, though Gambhir is out of National team but still  with high salary in IPL and and few endorsements  in his kit, he earns 8 Million USD every year. He is definitely one of the richest cricketers of 2016.

5. Chris Gayle

Considered as one of the greatest big hitting  legends in limited overs cricket, Gayle has set  numerous world records in all formats of the  game. 4 Million from Salary and 3 Million from  Endorsements one of the most entertaining cricketer in the world is also one of the Highest Paid Cricketers 2016. He is quite popular all over the world. Gayle plays almost all  T20 League in the world and earns around 7 Millions USD from his salary and endorsements. One of the most destructive all rounder in the world right right now. A permanent member of  Rajasthan Royal which pays him hefty sum of money.

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