Top 10 Highest Paid Cricket Player in the World (2021)

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Top 10 Highest Paid Cricket Player in the World

Here are the List of Top 10 Highest Paid Football Player in the World according to the Forbes Magazine.

10) Yuvraj Singh: $3.5 Million 

Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian international cricketer who played in all formats of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh.

9) Michael Clarke: $3.9 Million

Michael John Clarke is an Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer. He led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup triumph, when his team were victorious in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the MCG against New Zealand. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen of his generation.

8) Gautam Gambhir: $4.79 Million

Gautam Gambhir is an Indian politician and former cricketer, who has played all formats of the game. He is a current member of the Lok Sabha since 2019.

7) Shane Watson: $5.5 Million

Shane Robert Watson is an Australian former cricketer, and occasional captain in all formats, who has played for Australia's national cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler who played international cricket between 2002 and 2016.

6) Shahid Afridi: $5.8 Million

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi, chiefly known as Shahid Afridi, also referred to in the media as Boom Boom & Lala, is a Pakistani international cricketer and the former captain of the Pakistan national cricket team.

5) Virender Sehwag: $6.1 Million

Virender Sehwag is a former Indian cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time, Sehwag played as an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and also bowled part-time right-arm off-spin. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian test side in 2001.

4) AB de Villiers: $6.4 Million

Abraham Benjamin "AB" de Villiers is a former South African cricketer. He is widely regarded as one of the best and destructive batsman, specifically in shorter format of the game in the world of modern.

3) Chris Gayle: $7.5 Million

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Indies Test side from 2007 to 2010. Gayle has set numerous records across all three formats of the game.

2) MS Dhoni: $21.7 Million

Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a former Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.

1) Virat Kohli: $24 Million

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world.

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