The ICC T20 World is set to begin from 23rd October in UAE and Oman. The tournament was planned to be hosted in India but the covid-19 pandemic restricted it to host in India. India are favorites to win the T20 World Cup this time like they did in the inaugural season way back in 2007. India are scheduled to play their opening match against Pakistan on Sunday at The Dubai International Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Here is a list of the net worth of 5 Indian cricketers from the current squad of the ICC T20 World Cup.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is not just the richest cricketer in the country but also in the world. Kohli has built his brand over the past years. He has a massive number of followers in a social media handle, Instagram. The player currently has 100 million followers on Instagram. Virat Kohli is one of the richest sportspersons in the world as well. Kohli is set to step down as the captain of India’s T20 squad after the ICC T20 World Cup. Kohli earns the most in his team in the IPL. His IPL fees is estimated to be around INR 17 crore. He is a grade ‘A+’ player and earns a salary of INR 7 crore from the BCCI annually. Most of his income comes from brand endorsements. Kohli is the face of some big names like Audi and Puma. Kohli charges about INR 25 Lakh for an Instagram post which is more than the salary of an uncapped player in IPL. Kohli has an estimated net worth of INR 638 crore.
2. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is currently the vice-captain of the Indian team in white ball cricket and captains IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. He has led MI to 5 IPL titles for MI as a captain and has also won another as a player while playing for Deccan Chargers. Rohit earns the most after Virat Kohli in the Indian team. Apart from Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah, Rohit is the only player to receive the grade ‘A+’ classification in the Indian team. He earns a salary of INR 7 crore from BCCI annually. He earns INR 15 crore from IPL every year. With his business and endorsements his net worth is estimated to be INR 170 crore.
3. Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravi Ashwin who is an almost a legend of the game has earned a spot in the T20 team for the upcoming ICC event. Ashwin has made a comeback in limited overs after a gap of four years. Ashwin is a grade ‘A’ player and earns a salary of INR 5 crore from BCCI annually. Moving from CSK to DC, he earns a salary of INR 7.6 crore. Most of his incomes comes from brand endorsements. Ashwin represents several brands like Hero, Castrol, Complan and many more. His estimated net worth is INR 112 crore.
4. Ravindra Jadeja
All rounder Ravindra Jadeja excels in all three departments of the game. Jadeja is a grade ‘A’ player and earns a salary of INR 5 crore annually. He earns a salary of salary of INR 7 crore from IPL franchise CSK. His brand endorsements also play a key role in his earnings. His net worth is estimated around INR 75 crore.
5. Hardik Pandya
Team India will be counting on Hardik Pandya if they are to lift the ICC T20 World Cup trophy. Hardik who came into the scene in the 2015 edition of IPL is an important asset for IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. He earns a salary of INR 11 crore from MI. He earns a salary of INR 3 crore from BCCI annually. Hardik has a splendid collection of watches and luxury cars. Pandya has an estimated worth of about INR 30 crore.