Cricketers play an important role in their respective teams. They represent their country with lots of pride, determination, and commitment. However, not all of them become superstars of the game.
The players who have perfected the art of scoring runs, taking wickets consistently went on to become legends of the game. Rightly so, the cricketing greats made a lot of money through central contracts.
Besides that, they also earned enough money through advertisements, endorsing brands, and so on. In this competitive era, several cricketers are rising through the ranks to shine at the highest level.
There is no doubt that there are talented youngsters waiting in the wings to make a name for themselves. It is more important to grab opportunities and play a consistent brand of cricket. Let’s take a look at the top 10 homes of cricketing superstars.
10. Brett Lee
Brett Lee was one of the vital cogs of the Australian cricket team during his heydays. The former pacer owns a Seaford Mansion in Middle Harbour in Sydney. The home consists of a pool and spa including a 20 sq m gym. The overall property costs around $4 million (Rs 27.9 crores).
9. Rohit Sharma
Indian team’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma purchased a 600-square foot apartment (Ahuja Towers in Worli) for INR 30 crores. Rohit and his wife Ritika Sajdeh live on the 29th floor. The apartment includes 4 bedrooms, a scenic balcony that gives a 270-degree view of the Arabian sea. Apart from that, the interior design is done by a New York firm, Wilson Associates.
8. Sachin Tendulkar
The God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar owns a 5-story apartment worth Rs 38 crores. It is located in Bandra, Mumbai. The land area is estimated at over 6,000 sq. ft. The massive apartment also has a swimming pool on the terrace.
7. Shane Warne
Australian spin wizard Shane Warne owns a grand mansion worth Rs 38.4 crores. The Italianate mansion consists of four bedrooms, a sprawling tennis court, a swimming pool, and a 10-car underground garage.
6. David Warner
Australian opening batsman David Warner has been representing the nation for more than a decade. He owns a villa worth $6.25 million (INR 45.3 crores). The villa consists of 5 bedrooms.
5. Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke was one of the best players of Australia in his heydays. Clarke who won ODI World Cup as captain in 2015 owns a 5 bedroom villa. It comprises a heated pool with swim jets. The overall property costs $8.5 million (Rs 59.3 crores).
4. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh was India’s hero in the 2007 T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup. He owns an apartment in Worli and it was constructed in an area of 16,000 square feet. The apartment costs a whopping INR 60 Crores. As per the real estate developers, he bought the entire 29th floor consisting of 2 flats with high-end facilities.
3. Shane Watson
Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson owns a luxurious home in Bronte. The luxurious villa costs a staggering Rs 62.8 crores and it is consists of 4 bedrooms and a swimming pool.
2. Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting was the only captain to have led the team to 2 ODI World Cup titles. The former skipper owns a luxurious mansion in Brighton and it costs $10 million (INR 69.8 crores). It comprises 7 bedrooms, a theater, pool, a 7-cam security system, a tennis court. Moreover, it has private access to the beach as well.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the best batsman and highest-earning cricketer in the world, at present. he owns a bungalow in Gurgaon which costs Rs 80 crores. The property is spread over 700 yards. The bungalow has a swimming pool, gym, and the best interior decor items spotted in India.