10 cricketers and the cost of their luxurious houses

10 cricketers and the cost of their luxurious houses

These cricketers from Australia and India really know how to use their hard-earned money as they are proud owners of some of the most lavish properties. The figures may vary according to the current market price.

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh’s house. (Photo Source: www.architecturaldigest.in)

Since the inception of the 21st century, the cricketers are signing elusive contracts with their respective boards. Even the emergence of franchise cricket has provided financial support as more money is pumped into the game. Along with the opportunity to showcase their talent players are earning a good income by playing their favourite sport.

The increased salary cap of players has shot up professionalism which in turn has helped the players improve their lifestyle. Among them, there are certain individuals who have invested a large amount of money in building fancy homes.

Here is the list of 10 cricketers and the cost of their luxurious homes

1. Ricky Ponting – 69.8 crores

Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting’s house. (Photo Source: Domain.com.au)

One of the two captains who have won multiple 50 over World Cups is Ricky Ponting. The former Australian skipper led the nation in more than 300 games and had a tremendous success rate of 65%. Even as a batsman Ponting broke various records as he has piled 27000 international runs.

After retirement, he has guided many T20 franchises and now he is serving the role of assistant coach to the Australian head coach, Justin Langer. During his career Punter was ahead of his counterparts and that trend has continued in his lifestyle. He is living in a mansion that is valued at $10m (69.8 crores).

The Shanford mansion is located in the upscale Golden Mile of Brighton in Melbourne. It consists of a billiard room, a private theatre, a pool, and a full-size tennis court. There is also a private access lane to the beach which is really cool.