Cricket is mainstream television in Pakistan.; Cricketers are no less than gods for the people. Everyone adores cricket and is emotionally engrossed in the game, from a toddler to an adult. It’s no secret that cricketers roll in money because of their high brand value.

1. Imran Khan

The world cup-winning captain-turned-politician, Imran Khan, scored 3,807 runs and took 362 wickets in Test cricket. After playing English County cricket, Imran Khan turned to Pakistan and took up the charge of an all-rounder in the team. Undoubtedly, he is one of the richest cricketers of Pakistan, with a net worth of 70 Million USD. After his 20 years long cricketing career, he decided to step into politics. Becoming Pakistan’s 22nd prime minister was his political career’s turning point.

2. Shahid Afridi

An explosive power hitter, Afridi’s ability to win matches for Pakistan single-handedly made him a popular name among cricket enthusiasts. “Boom Boom” Afridi once held the record of smashing the fastest ODI ton and set the record of beating the highest number of sixes in an ODI match. Talking about Afridi’s net worth, it’s 47 Million USD. He also founded “Shahid Afridi Foundation” which aims to improve the circumstances of the underprivileged strata of our society.

3. Shoaib Mallik

Former all-rounder Shoaib Mallik became the first cricketer to play in 100 T20Is. He is also the highest run-scorer for Pakistan in T20Is. Mallik also turned out to be one of the most prolific all-rounders for Pakistan, and he was ranked 2nd in the list of ODI all-rounders in 2008. He made it to the headlines after getting married to Sania Mirza, the Indian tennis player. Shoaib Mallik’s net worth is 25 Million USD, which puts him on the list of the richest cricketers.

4. Muhammed Hafeez

Popularly known as “the Professor,” Hafeez is an aggressive Pakistani batsman whose bowling skills come in handy. He was the first Pakistani player to be named for the CPL, even though he found his stride for T20 cricket late in his career. Hafeez’s intelligent batting and ability to hit crackling shots earned him various contracts. His current net worth is 23 Million USD which makes him affluent.

5. Azhar Ali

Former Pakistan Captain Azhar Ali made his debut against Australia in 2010. In his brief career, he scored 6641 runs in red-ball cricket and 1845 in ODIs. He is accountable for scoring a century, double, and triple century in a day and night test match. Azhar Ali’s cash flow accounts to 15 Million USD, making him a highly valued cricketer.

6. Saeed Anwar

An opening batsman and a part-time slow left-arm bowler, Saeed Anwar, led the Pakistani side for a brief period. As a batsman, his most notable innings came against India in Chennai in 1997 when he scored an unbeaten 194 runs and completely ousted the opposition. Saeed Anwar’s Net worth is a whopping 12 Million USD.; This game indeed fetched him a lot of money.

7. Misbah Ul Haq

The former Pakistani Captain and an aggressive batsman, Misbah Ul Haq, loved churning out runs by playing explosive shots. He holds the record of smacking the fastest test century and scoring the most runs without hitting a ton. Misbah was the leading run-scorer of 2013, with 1373 runs to his name. After serving as Captain, he took the post of head coach of the Pakistan National Cricket Team in 2019. His book value is 9.8 Million USD.

8. Fawad Alam

Fawad Alam is a Pakistani batsman and an actor who was also a part of the U-19 squad. He made his comeback in 2020 after a few years of gap. He is currently presenting one of the leading test scorers of the team and is accountable for hitting the fastest fifth test century as an Asian batsman. His story set an example that one should not give up during tough times. Fawad’s current net worth is 6 Million USD, making him the eighth richest player on this list.

9. Babar Azam

Babar Azam is said to be one of the best batsmen globally. Azam reached the milestone of hitting the fastest 14 ODI centuries, and his 14th ton came against England, where he notched up 154 off 139 balls. By the end of his career, he will go down as one of the leading scorers of Pakistan. He was roped in for PSL by Karachi Kings for a whopping amount of $170000, and his net worth is 4 Million USD.

10. Umar Gul

Gul’s ability to bowl-crushing yorkers made him a crucial bowler of the Pakistan Team. The veteran pacer was the highest wicket-taker of the 2009 T20 World Cup and is currently the bowling coach of Quetta Gladiators. He makes up to 2 Million USD, making him one of the richest cricketers in the country.