1. MS Dhoni [ Yearly Income – $28.7m ]
MS Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981, in India. He is a very good batsman who can play with good strike rate. Apart from that, he is one of the most successful captain in the world, who has a perfect strategy on the field and more importantly he is always cool even in difficult situations. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $28.7m. Being a very successful captain and player he earns through BCCI Central Contract, IPL and he has some big brands for endorsing. He is one of the great players in the cricketing world.
2. Virat Kohli [ Yearly Income – $24.9m ]
One of the Most Handsome cricket players, Virat Kohli was born on 5th November 1988, in India. He is a very class batsman, who has played splendidly and shown a good consistency in his form. He has played nicely in recent years. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $24.9m. His income comes throughout the BCCI contract, IPL and by endorsing various big brands. He is emerging as a great player in the cricketing world.
4. Chris Gayle [ Yearly Income – $7.5m ]
Chris Gayle was born on 21st September 1979, in West Indies. He has many nicknames in the cricketing world like Gayle-Storm, Gayle-Force, Master Storm, World Boss. Gayle is a very dreaded batsman who has the ability to hit ball massively out of boundary line and he can even score big scores. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $7.5m.His income comes throughout West Indies Cricket Board, various T20 Leagues and endorsements of various brands. He is really a world class batsman.
5. Virender Sehwag [ Yearly Income – $5.8m ]
Virender Sehwag was born on 20th October 1978, in India. All people know him by his nickname “Viru”. A very marvelous and aggressive batsman, who has the ability to play long innings with high strike rate. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $5.8m.Viru being retired from international cricket, he is currently just playing for IPL. He is an outstanding batsman, who is popular around the world.
7. Shane Watson [Yearly Income – $5.5m ]
Shane watson was born on 17th June 1981, in Australia. He is best known by the nickname “Watto”. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $5.5m.His income mainly comes through Australia Central Contract, IPL(Indian Premiere League) and other T20 Leagues. He is really a class player in the cricketing world, who has the ability to turn the match.
8. Shahid Afridi [Yearly Income – $5.3m ]
Shahid Afridi was born on 1st March 1980, in Pakistan. He is a good batsman who has the ability to play with high strike rate. He had played very aggressively in his initial year and currently he is playing nicely. Currently, he is one of the richest Pakistan cricketers yearly income of around $5.3m. His income mainly comes through the PCB Central Contract, playing other T20 leagues and by endorsing various brands. He is a very good batsman who can score nicely.
10. Gautam Gambhir [ Yearly Income – $5m ]
Gautam Gambhir was born on 14th October 1981, in India. He is known by the nickname “Gauti”. He is a very good batsman, who usually comes in the opening and plays splendidly in initial overs. In recent years, he has shown some nice performance. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $5m.His main income comes through various brands endorsements and through the IPL contract. Gautam Gambhir has very good shot selection ability and can really play all types of bolls.
11. Yuvraj Singh [ Yearly Income – $3.8m ]
Yuvraj Singh was born on 12th December 1981, in India. He was successful in showing marvelous performance in 2011 ICC World Cup where he was selected as the Man of the tournament. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $3.8m. His main income is through endorsing various brands and with the IPL (Indian Premier League) contract. He was a very dependable batsman at one time in the Indian team.
13. AB De Villiers [ Yearly Income – $3.5m ]
AB De Villiers was born on 17th February in 1984, in South Africa.He has a very good strike rate that can change the whole match. Currently, he has the yearly income of around $3.5m.He has earned through South African central contract, through IPL(Indian Premiere League) and endorsing different brands. He is currently considered as one of the best batsman in the world.
14. Michael Clarke [ Yearly Income – $2.9m ]
In Australia, Michael Clarke is a richest Australian cricketer born on 2nd April 1981. He is an excellent cricketer from the Australian Cricket Team, who has played nicely. Currently, his yearly income is around $2.9m. Michael Clarke, also fondly known as ‘Pup’ started out fairly early in cricket, making his debut for New South Wales at the tender age of 18.An excellent fielder and a useful left-arm spinner, Clarke’s meteoric rise continued as he was part of Australia’s World Cup winning team in 2007.