The Indian cricketers are no less than A-list celebrities in India. With BCCI being the wealthiest cricket board in the world, the players are no less. They are global stars and enjoy great stardom in cricket-playing countries. Besides, earning from BCCI and prestigious tournaments like IPL they earn a huge chunk from sponsorship deals. Three of the highest earners in 2022 were Virat Kohli, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Top 3 Indian cricketers who earned the most from sponsorship deals in 2022
1. Virat Kohli- 256.52 Crore
The former skipper of India is undoubtedly the biggest face of Indian cricket with over 230 million Instagram followers. His fanbase is unmatchable compared to any other cricketer around the world. His name is at the top, as he made Rs. 256.52 Crore from the sponsorship deals in 2022. For the superstar cricketer, the year has been a good one as not only has he completed his 72nd century but achieved milestones in every sphere.
2. Rohit Sharma- 74.47 Crore
The Indian skipper has been playing international cricket for more than fifteen years and enjoys a huge fanbase. Under him, Mumbai Indians won five IPL trophies and enjoys good stardom in India and other countries. He made 74.47 crores through brand deals in 2022 which is a lot less than Virat but still a huge amount. he has been a victim of several injuries last year but that didn’t affect his influence.
3. Jasprit Bumrah- 57.92 Crore
Jasprit Bumrah 2022 missed major matches due to his injury but his stardom remained unaffected. He is one of the most important players on the Indian team and his absence always worried the team especially in 2022 after he was ruled out. He gathered a total of 57.92 crores from the sponsorship deals last year. He has been included in the ODI of the India vs Sri Lanka series.