The BCCI is one of the richest cricketing boards in the world. Our Indian cricketers are the most highest-paid cricketers. In the last two decades, Indian cricket has touched heights with cricketers leading their on-field efforts.
List of Most Highest Paid Cricketers in India
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of the top 10 highest-paid cricketers in the country like Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma in India 2021.
- Sachin Tendulkar
- MS Dhoni
- Virat Kohli
- Sourav Ganguly
- Virendra Sehwag
- Yuvraj Singh
- Suresh Raina
- Rahul Dravid
- Rohit Sharma
- Gautam Gambhir
Sachin Tendulkar (1115 Crore) – After Sachin’s Retirement, he became one of the most loved cricketers ever and remains a market icon. Tendulkar endorses brands like BMW, UNICEF, Luminous, Toshiba, Reliance Communications among others.
MS Dhoni (820 Crore) – The former India captain Dhoni the World Cups-winner comes second in the list. He owns niche cars and bikes, also has business interests like SportsFit and Se7en. Dhoni markets brands like Amity University, Boost, GoDaddy, Indigo Paint, Orient PSPO, Reebok, Share Market Equity firm among others.
Virat Kohli (690 Crore) – Team India Test Captain Virat Kohli is one of the best modern-day batsmen. Kohli is also a successful marketer and owns— Wrogn and One8. Kohli is the brand ambassador of leading firms like Great Learning, MPL, Boost, Myntra, Colgate, PUMA, Too Yum, MRF, etc.
Sourav Ganguly (380 Crore) – The Current BCCI Chief and former India captain still attract a fair share of companies. Ganguly markets some firms like JSW Cements, Tata Setley, MyCircle 11, Fortune Oil, etc.
Virendra Sehwag (330 Crore) – Sehwag is one of the best openers and played an entertaining brand of cricket in his days. Even after his retirement, Virendra Sehwag remains an active presence in social media and owns Sehwag’s School (Noida). He markets firms like Adidas, MyTeam11, PVC Pipe firm, Hero MotoCorp, etc.
Yuvraj Singh (260 Crore) – He is the former India all-rounder and has played and made some Indian cricketing history in the year 2007 T20 World Cup & World Cup 2011. After Yuvraj’s retirement, the Punjab left-hander has invested in his own form YouWeCan and some start-ups like Vyomo, Well Versed, Edukart, Easy Diner, etc.
Suresh Raina (185 Crore) – He is one of the reliable middle-order batsmen of India. In 2020, Raina had retired from International cricket but continues to play in the Indian Premier League. However, Chennai Super Kings(CSK) had not retained the left-hander ahead of IPL 2022 auction. Now, Along with his wife Priyanka, he runs a baby care brand Matte. Moreover, he associates himself with Jio, Muthoot, India Cements, and etc.
Rahul Dravid (170 Crore) – Dravid is the former India captain and the current India head coach. He is a private man and is associated with a few brands. Currently, he markets firms like CRED, Orchid International School, Castrol, Max Life, and used to be with Gillette, etc.
Rohit Sharma (160 Crore) – He is the current India ODIs & T20Is captain. Rohit Sharma is also rising as a promoter. He can be seen doing an advert for some major brands like Relispray, Hublot, CEAT, Adidas, etc.
Gautam Gambhir (145 Crore) – Gambhir is the former India opener & current BJP MP from East Delhi. Currently, he is associated with Star Sports as an in-house expert during matches. Gautam was associated with leading business houses like Red Bull, Hero MotoCorp, Reebok, etc.