New Delhi. Everyone knows that cricketers get handsome salaries. Apart from this, cricketers also earn heavily from many brands and advertisements due to their fame. After retirement, cricketers also earn money through coaching and commentary. Apart from this, most of the cricketers have also started their different businesses. All these business and work help in increasing the bank balance of the cricketers. Fans are also often curious to know the bank balance of cricketers and their net worth. Recently CEO World Magazine has shared the list of world’s richest cricketers of 2023. Fans are surprised after seeing this list, because the first name in this list is of former Australian legend Adam Gilchrist. Adam Gilchrist has retired a long time ago. In such a situation, his being the richest cricketer in the world is surprising the fans.
Adam Gilchrist also left behind the world’s top paid cricketers including Virat Kohli, Ben Stokes and Rohit Sharma in the CEO World magazine’s list. It has been claimed in the report that the total assets of Adam Gilchrist are around $ 380 million (about Rs 3100 crore). After him Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli are in second, third and fourth place respectively.
However, many people have also raised questions on this report of CEO World magazine. Some people on Twitter say that Adam Gilchrist is not the richest cricketer in the world. This confusion arose because there was confusion about the name of Adam Gilchrist. Actually, there is also a businessman named Adam Gilchrist in Australia, who runs a chain of fitness centers named F45. F45, a fitness franchise was started in 2011 by businessmen Adam Gilchrist and Rob Deutsch. Gilchrist (founder of F45 Fitness) made headlines last year when he earned around $500 million overnight.
On the other hand, if we talk about the net worth of former cricketer Adam Gilchrist, then there is no information about it. However, fans say that no matter how much the net worth of the Australian veteran is, it cannot be more than that of the legendary Indian cricketers. Please tell that Adam Gilchrist has scored 5570, 9619 and 272 runs respectively representing Australia in 96 Tests, 287 ODIs and 13 T20 Internationals. Apart from this, he has done a total of 905 wicketkeeping dismissals (second most by any keeper). He was part of Australia’s 1999, 2003 and 2007 ODI World Cup victories.
Top 10 richest cricketers in the world according to CEO World magazine
Australia: Adam Gilchrist: $38 million (estimated net worth)
India: Sachin Tendulkar: $170 million
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni: $115 million
India: Virat Kohli: $112 million
Australia: Ricky Ponting: $75 million
South Africa: Jacques Kallis: $70 million
West Indies: Brian Lara: $60 million
India: Virender Sehwag: $40 million
India: Yuvraj Singh: $35 million
Australia: Steve Smith: $30 million.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 15, 2023