India’s Top 10 richest cricketers in 2018, income details inside

Virat Kohli continues to be the highest earning sportsperson and cricketer in India for 2018. As per Forbes India Celebrity 100 List for the year 2018, Kohli earned an approximate Rs 228.09 crore this year. In the overall list, the Indian captain was only second to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.

Veteran India wicketkeeper batsman MS Dhoni and retired icon Sachin Tendulkar are still making a whopping sum and find themselves at No.2 and No. 3 resepctuevly.

Rohit Sharma is the fourth highest earning cricketer in India followed by Hardik Pandya, who made a giant stride this year. Pandya’s earnings rose more than 800 percent to Rs 28.46 crores this year from Rs. 3.04 crores last year.

Speedster Jasprit Bumrah made it to the top 10 for the first time in his career. Bumrah was overall 60th in the list of top-earning celebrities in India, with earnings of Rs 16.42 crore.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 highest earning cricketers in 2018:

Virat Kohli – Earnings in 2018: Rs 228.09 crore

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Earnings in 2018: Rs 101.77 crore

Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Earnings in 2018: Rs 101.77 crore

MS Dhoni | Getty

Sachin Tendulkar – Earnings in 2018: Rs 80 crore

Rohit Sharma – Earnings in 2018: Rs 31.49 crore

Rohit Sharma put on a show in the first ODI against Australia | Getty

Hardik Pandya – Earnings in 2018: Rs 28.46 crore

Hardik Pandya returned to international arena with a bang at Bay Oval | Getty Images

Ravichandran Ashwin – Earnings in 2018: Rs 18.9 crore

Bhuvneshwar Kumar – Earnings in 2018: Rs 17.26 crore

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the 5th slowest Indian to reach 100 ODI wickets | Getty

Suresh Raina – Earnings in 2018: Rs 16.96 crore

KL Rahul – Earnings in 2018: Rs 16.48 crore

Jasprit Bumrah – Earnings in 2018: Rs 16.42 crore

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