Cricket is one of the most popular and famous sports around the world and this sport have given rise to the popularity of many cricket players. With popularity and success come many product endorsements.
These endorsements are the main reason why these cricketers tend to get richer and more affluent.Based on the total endorsements and annual salary figure, the worth of the cricketers is estimated and figured out.
The following is the list of the most expensive cricket players in the world
MS Dhoni of India is the most expensive cricket player in the entire world and endorses brands like Reebok, Pepsi and Sony. With an annual salary of $2 million and endorsements of $18 million, Sachin Tendulkar is the second most expensive cricket player in the world.
Virat Kohli of India is another really expensive cricket player in the world as he endorses Nike, Pepsi and Toyota. Gautam Gambhir too belongs to India and is another expensive cricket player in the world. Virender Sehwag earns an annual salary of $2.8 million and earns $4.1 million from endorsements and is also on this list.
Some other expensive cricket players in the world are Shane Watson, Michael Clarke, Brett Lee, Ricky Ponting of Australia and Yusuf Pathan of India.