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2021’s Top 5 richest cricketers

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3. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is the current captain of the Indian cricket team and has many records to his name. Virat is regarded as the next Sachin of cricket due to his extraordinary batting skills and the power he brings on with his game. After few months of captaining and winning the U-19 World Cup in 2008, Virat Kohli made his ODI debut at the age of 19 against Sri Lanka. He was also a part of the Indian squad that won 2011 World Cup under the captaincy of MSD.

IN 2018, Time magazine listed Kohli as one among the 100 most influential people in the world. Kohli was also ranked as 66th in the list of top 100 highest paid athletes of the world for the year 2020. He earns a good chunk from his endorsements for the brands such as Puma, Audi, MRF, Tissot etc. He also wons a clothing brand called “Wrogn”. Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma own a luxuorious 7171 sq. ft apartment in Mumbai which costs around 34 crores. 

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