Who Is the Highest-Paid Cricketer in the World?


Who is the highest-paid cricketer in the world?

You might have assumed that the richest cricketer in the world right now is Chris Morris, given that he recently sold for a record 2.25 million USD in the IPL auction. However, he’s way off the mark. Among current cricketers, Virat Kohli is the highest-paid overall and the only one to make it onto the Forbes highest sports salary list, having reportedly earned 26 million USD in 2020, with the bulk of that coming from sponsorships and endorsements.

Who is the richest cricketer in the world in 2020?

Ironically, the richest cricket player in 2020 last played an international match in 2013. Sachin Tendulkar, the leading run-scorer in cricket history, has continued making millions long after retirement thanks to sponsorship deals. As the highest-paid cricketer of all time, we’re betting he’ll be hard to displace from the top of this list.

Who is the king of cricket?

That would have to be King Kohli, wouldn’t it? Although we’re betting that West Indies legend Chris Gayle, also known as the Universe Boss, might have something to say about that.