Cricket is not behind in Pakistan too. The game is equally popular in Pakistan too, as it is in India.
There are many Pakistani Cricketers who are millionaires and have earned a huge amount out of their dedication and love for the sport and the fame they received from the game as well as game lovers getting them business and endorsements. We have a list of the richest of the players of the country in the year 2016 that make us talk about them.
The list of richest Cricketers in Pakistan in 2017:
10. Umar Gul
He is a Pakistani cricketer from Peshawar, Pakistan. He is a bowler who played many test matches, one day internationals, and T20 Internationals for the national team. He is amongst the most successful bowlers. He has a record of taking second highest wickets in Twenty20 International Tournament. Gul has a net worth of 2 million USD making him famous and rich.
9. Umar Akmal
He si also a well-known player of Pakistan International Cricket Team who made his debut in 2009 against Sri Lanka and first test debut against New Zealand in late 2009 itself. He is a batsman and spinner. He was announced as a Franchise Player for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League alongside Pakistani teammates Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik. He also is a rich man with a net worth of 4.6 million USD.
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8. Fawad Alam
Fawad Alam is a Pakistani left handed batsman. He is currently the captain of National Bank of Pakistan cricket team (NBP cricket team). He was also a part of U-19 world cup, that was won by Pakistan only. He has a net worth of 6 million USD making him a rich and known batsman of the country.
7. Misbah Ul Haq
He is Pakistani cricketer and also now test captain of the national team. Misbah holds the record of making the fastest half century. He has a net worth of 9.8 million USD making him amongst the richest cricketers of all time In Pakistani cricket. He has a salary of 9.8 million USD too that earned him such big amount
6. Saeed Anwar
He is a former Pakistani cricketer and an opening batsman at his time. He played the game between 1989-2003 after which he took retirement. He played 247 ODIs and made 8824 runs. He has a record of making twenty centuries, which is more than any other batsman of Pakistan. He has a net worth of 12 million USD that has made him one of the riches cricketers of Pakistan.
5. Azhar Ali
He is also a Pakistani cricketer and also a captain of Pakistan’s ODI team. He made his debut against one of the leading teams Australia. He is a right handed batsman and also a bowler. He was also Captain of Lahore Qalandars till 23 feb 2016. He has a net worth of 15 million USD that makes him rich in all times.
4. Mohammad Hafeez
He is also a Pakistani cricket player also served as a captain of the team in T20 format. He is a right-handed opening batsman. He is amongst those famous players who were signed by Caribbean Premier League and the first Pakistani player to be named to the new Twenty20 tournament. His style of playing and his record-breaking performance in the field of International Cricket has handed him over a huge amount, now having a net worth of 23 million USD and amongst the richest.
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3. Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik is a Pakistani cricketer and once served as the captain of the team too. He made his debut in 1999, in One Day International against West Indies. In November 2015 he announced his retirement too. But his presence to the team and to the International Cricket is legendary. He has a net worth of 25 million USD. Malik has taken over 100 ODI wickets.
2. Shahid Afridi
One of the most handsome cricketers in the world, Shahid Afridi is an International Cricketer of the country and one of the most famous. He is known for his unique and aggressive batting style that has led to many victories of the country in the pages of history. He formerly made the record of fastest ODI century in just 37 balls. He has a number of most sixes in in One Day International game. He has a net worth of 30 million USD making him amongst the richest players of the country.
1. Imran Khan
Imran Khan is a Pakistani politician, former Cricket player of the International team and former chancellor of University of Bradford. He played international cricket for approximately 20 years, retired and then entered politics. He was amongst the country’s most successful sports person of cricket having many victories at his captaincy. He has a net worth of 70 million USD making him the richest cricketer of the country. He is the richest cricketer of the country.
The list tells the richest cricketers in 2017 of the country who had played cricket as their primary motive and won the fame took him to being richest.