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Cricket is hands-down the biggest sport in India, which is the reason why cricketers aren’t just admired but worshipped by many across the nation. With two ICC Cricket World Cup victories, first in 1983 in England and Wales and second in 2011 in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the Indian cricket team is one of the best teams in world cricket. Besides making a mark in world cricket, India has produced many iconic cricketers over the decades.
From Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Mohinder Amarnath, Kapil Dev, and Anil Kumble to Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, and Virat Kohli, the list goes on. Everyone knows that cricketers earn handsome amounts of money for being a part of the country’s favourite sport.
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As we all know, the primary source of cricketers' income is their match fees. Many cricketers generate a hefty sum of money through brand deals, events, endorsements, and much more. Today, we will talk about some of the richest cricketers in India and their kids, who will inherit their mammoth net worth. So, without further ado, let’s get straight into it.
Sachin Tendulkar is still regarded as the ‘God of Cricket’ by billions of people across the globe. The former cricketer is happily married to his wife, Anjali Tendulkar, and they have two children, Sara Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar. Talking about Sachin’s net worth, as per multiple reports, he has an estimated fortune of Rs. 1250 crores.
One of the most successful captains in the history of Indian cricket, Sourav Ganguly still makes headlines for his statements and remarks. The former batsman is enjoying his retirement with his wife, Dona Ganguly and his daughter, Sana Ganguly. If we talk about the massive fortune that Sana will inherit, Sourav has a net worth of Rs. 634 crores, as per multiple sources.
Renowned by the name ‘The Wall’, Rahul Dravid is one of the few cricketers in world cricket, who hardly has any haters. The former batsman is one of the most respected cricketers in the history of Indian cricket. Talking about Rahul’s personal life, he is happily married to his wife, Vijeta Dravid, and they’re blessed with two sons, Samit Dravid and Anvay Dravid. Rahul Dravid reportedly has a net worth of Rs. 320 crores.
It is often stated that the Indian cricket team will never have an opening batsman as aggressive, fearless and technically gifted as Virender Sehwag. At his prime, he was indeed a menace even for some of the most legendary bowlers in the game’s history. Sehwag and his wife, Aarti Ahlawat are blessed with two kids, Aryavir and Vedant. If the media sources are to be trusted, Virender has a massive net worth of Rs. 300 crores.
Gautam Gambhir is still remembered as one of the most fearsome batters in world cricket. Whether we talk about his aggression or ability to perform in tense situations, Gambhir was and will always be one of the greatest cricketers ever to don the jersey of the Indian cricket team. Talking about his personal life, he is married to Natasha Jain, and they have two daughters, Aazeen Gambhir and Anaiza Gambhir. The former cricketer has a net worth of Rs. 147 crores, as per multiple sources.
Known for his explosive batting and top-notch fielding, Suresh Raina is one of the most loved cricketers of all time. The former cricketer is one of the most humble cricketing legends and is also among the few cricketers, who never indulged in any controversies. Raina is leading a happy life after his retirement from cricket with his wife, Priyanka Chaudhary and their kids, Gracia Raina and Rio Raina. According to reports, Suresh Raina has an estimated net worth of Rs. 200 crores.
The exceptionally talented batsman, Hardik Pandya needs no introduction as he is one of the most important players in the Indian cricket team. The way he had bounced back from everything that had happened in the past is quite inspirational. The kind of player and person he has become after that infamous controversy on Karan Johar’s show, Koffee With Karan speaks volumes about him as a person. The outstanding batsman is married to Natasha Stankovic, and they’re blessed with a son, Agastya Pandya. The cricketer has a net worth of Rs. 91 crores.
The famous Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful cricketers in world cricket. With everything he has achieved so far in his career, he is among the best batters India has ever seen. On the personal front, Rohit is married to Ritika Sajdeh, and they have a daughter, Samaira Sharma. Talking about his massive fortune, Rohit has an estimated net worth of Rs. 214 crores.
A living legend and one of the most deadly batsmen in world cricket, Virat Kohli needs no introduction. The iconic cricketer keeps on producing memorable moments and showing no signs of slowing down. As per multiple reports, Virat has a massive net worth of Rs. 1050 crores, courtesy of the fact that he is the biggest active Indian cricketer at the moment. On the personal front, he is enjoying a steady married life with Anushka Sharma. He is also the doting daddy of a baby girl, Vamika Sharma Kohli, who is the princess of his heart.
It’s impossible not to mention Mahendra Singh Dhoni when we are talking about cricket, as he is one of the most influential cricketers in India’s history. Whether we talk about his journey or his match-winning sixer in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final, MS Dhoni’s illustrious career is every cricketer’s dream. The former cricketer lives a simple life away from the spotlight with his wife, Sakshi Singh Dhoni and their daughter, Ziva Singh Dhoni. As per multiple reports, Dhoni has an estimated net worth of Rs. 1040 crores.
What are your thoughts on these children, who are poised to become the heirs and heiresses in the future? Let us know.