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Today you will be going to see a list of “Top 10 Highest paid cricketers “. The sport, cricket, has recently got quite a makeover with the introduction of the commercialized Indian Premier League format.

Let’s take a look at the highest earning cricketers in the year 2012.


1. Mahender Singh Dhoni (India)

Born: July 7, 1981

Height: 1.75 m

Spouse: Sakshi Dhoni

Education: DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali

Batting style: Right-handed

Teams: India national cricket team, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkand cricket team

Net Worth: 8 Million Dollars

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings cricket team. Dhoni is better known as a forceful batsman and fabulous wicket keeper who helped his team in winning the ICC world cup Trophy of 2011.He has signed the deal of 43 million dollars with 2 year contract with Rhiti Sports.


2. Sachin Tendulkar (India)

Born: April 24, 1973

Height: 1.65 m

Full name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Spouse: Anjali Tendulkar

Awards: Arjuna award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, More

Children: Arjun Tendulkar, Sara Tendulkar

Net Worth: 8 Million Dollars

The king of hearts, The Little Master, The Master Blaster, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, a name that speaks its history itself, holds the 2nd position in the list of richest cricketers of the world. He has contracts with TV commercials, Shows and with his sponsors which are Adidas, Royal Bank of Scotland & canon.He is also known as The God of the Cricket, he is playing for India for more than 22 years and rule the cricket world with thousands of World Records.


3. Yuvraj singh (India)

Born: December 12, 1981

Height: 1.88 m

Parents: Yograj Singh

Batting style: Left-handed

Movies: Captain India, Jumbo

Teams: India national cricket team, Pune Warriors India, Punjab cricket team

Net Worth: 5.5 Million Dollars

Yuvraj Singh is an Indian cricketer and the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi movie star Yograj Singh. Yuvraj Sing is one of the most aggressive batsman of the cricket world has made his contribution many of times in the victory of his team. Yuvraj is third most Top richest cricketer. He earned some of money from T.V commercial, shows and sponsorships with Fiat, Microsoft and Reebok. No one can forget his awesome inning of 50 runs in just 12 balls against England in T-20 World Cup including Six Sixes in an over of Stuart Broad.


4. Rahul Dravid (India)

Born: January 11, 1973

Height: 1.80 m

Spouse: Vijeta Pendharkar

Education: St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, St. Joseph’s College of Commerce

Awards: Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Children: Anvay, Samit

Net Worth: 5 Million Dollars

Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer, who captained the national Test and One Day International cricket teams. He has award as ICC cricketer of the year in 2004. He played for Team India more than 12 years and make many history, He is also known as one of the best test cricket batsman of his time, He just got retired from team India soon and played for Rajasthan royals in IPL 5.His major sponsors are Castrol & Reebok.


5. Andrew Flintoff (England)

Born: December 6, 1977

Height: 1.93 m

Spouse: Rachael Wools

Children: Corey, Holly, Rocky

TV shows: A League of Their Own, A League of Their Own (UK)

Awards: Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Net Worth : 4 Million Dollars

Andrew Flintoff MBE, nicknamed Freddie Flintoff, is a former English cricketer who played for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Chennai Super Kings and England. Since retiring from cricket, Flintoff has become a broadcaster and professional boxer. He also participated in the IPL where He joined the Chennai Super kings. His sponsors are puma, Barclaysand volksvagon.


6. Sourav Ganguly (India)

Born: July 8, 1972

Height: 1.80 m

Spouse: Dona Roy

Education: University of Calcutta

Children: Sana Ganguly

Siblings: Snehasish Ganguly

Net Worth: 3.5 Million Dollars

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Presently he is cricket commentator and President of Editorial Board with Wisden India. As we reach number 6, we now enter in to the Indian regime. The ICC world cup winner, India has always perform undoubtedly well in all the ODIs as well all the test series. A legend player and much-loved of every cricket fan from India, Sourav Ganguly who retired from Indian cricket team in 2008, stands on 4th position for making the highest runs from Indian team ever. His sponsors are Pepsi and puma.


7. Ricky Ponting (Australia)

Born: December 19, 1974

Height: 1.78 m

Spouse: Rianna Jennifer Cantor

Batting style: Right-handed

Children: Matisse Ellie Ponting, Emmy Charlotte Ponting

Awards: Allan Border Medal, Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Net Worth: 3.5 Million Dollars

Ricky Thomas Ponting AO, nicknamed Punter, is an Australian cricketer, a former captain of the Australia national cricket team between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket. He gave Australia Two World Cups and many other Tophies likes Ashes He played a fabulous role in making Australia the World’s no.1 Team. He was leading the Australian team from long. His sponsors are Valvoline, KFC and Adidas.


8. Breet Lee (Australia)

Born: November 8, 1976

Height: 1.87 m

Spouse: Elizabeth Kemp

Siblings: Shane Lee

Children: Preston Charles

Movies: Victory

Net Worth: 3 Million Dollars

Brett Lee is a former Australian cricketer and a Channel Nine Cricket Commentator. After breaking into the Australian Test team, Lee was recognized as one of the fastest bowlers in world cricket. One of everyone’s favorite the superfast and Brilliant Cricketer Brett Lee is the 2nd fastest bowler of the world according to the statistics and records. His sponsors are KFC, Gatorade, volkswagan and Adidas; he placed on 8th place of the list of richest cricketers.


9. Kevin Pietersen (England)

Born: June 27, 1980

Height: 1.93 m

Spouse: Jessica Taylor

Batting style: Right-handed

Children: Dylan

Nationality: British, South African

Net Worth: 3 Million Dollars

Kevin Pietersen had seen many problems in his life in earlier days he was playing for South Africa national teams but after many tries he cannot taken into Team South Africa then he certain to go England and after many hard efforts he got selected by England. After that this smart man Rock in the cricket world and gave many helpful innings to his team, England. Pietersen has entered his 32th Year and recently in IPL he played for Delhi Daredevils and there also he smashed every team with his power and Talent He is really a rockstar he is also very famous for his Style. His major sponsor are kevinare Red Bull, Vodafone and famous brand Addidas. And he is being on 9th place of this list.


10. Michael Clarke (Australia)

Born: April 2, 1981

Height: 1.78 m

Weight: 78 kg

Spouse: Kyly Boldy

Batting style: Right-handed

Nicknames: Clarkey, Eminem, Nemo, Pup, Top Dog

Net Worth: 2.5 Million Dollars

Michael John Clarke is a professional Australian cricketer and captain of the Australian cricket team for both Test and ODI cricket. The favorite of almost every cricket lover, the Captain of Team Australia and one of the most handsome cricketers ever Michael Clarke is on number 10 on this list of Top richest cricketer of the world. He is 31 Years young guy. He played many awesome innings for Australia and make his team win numbers of time and Noe he is enjoying a highly valuable sponsorship under Gillette and Slazenger.


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