MS Dhoni to Smriti Mandhana: Seven India cricketers who recently bought luxurious cars

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  • Smriti Mandhana purchased a Range Rover worth INR 72 lakh.

  • MS Dhoni added a Kia EV6 to his collection.

MS Dhoni to Smriti Mandhana: Seven India cricketers who recently bought luxurious cars
MS Dhoni, Smriti Mandhana (Image Source: Twitter)
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Cricket is a very wealthy sport, and it’s craze in India is increasing every passing day. Cricketers in India, like any other celebrity, live a lavish life. BCCI, the board that governs Indian Cricket, is the richest among all others and pays its players a heavy amount each year. Apart from this, the players also bag huge paychecks from the IPL franchises and through brand endorsements.

On that note, today, let’s have a look at seven Indian cricketers who recently bought luxurious cars:

1. Rohit Sharma – Lamborghini Urus

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma’s 2022 might not have been a good cricketing year, but the Indian opener didn’t shy away from spending a hefty amount to add a beast in his car garage. He last year bought a Lamborghini Urus worth 3.5 crore.

Rohit, in IPL, leads Mumbai Indians and has won five titles for his team. He also captained Team India in the 2022 T20I World Cup, and his annual income is approximately 16 crore.

2. Shreyas Iyer – Mercedes AMG 63

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer had a fabulous 2022. He ended the year on a very high note and was the leading run scorer for India across all formats. Kolkata Knight Riders signed the 28-year-old for a whopping 12.25 crore in the 2022 IPL mega-auction.

Iyer, who has great love for cars, bought a Mercedes AMG-63 car worth 2.45 crore in June 2022. He also shared the photo of his luxurious car on social media.

3. Suryakumar Yadav – Mercedes GLS 20

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav, who had an amazing run last year and was the highest run-getter for India in the T20I’s, rewarded himself in style with a Mercedes GLS 20 worth 1.5 crore.

In 2022, Yadav scored 1164 runs in the shortest format. He represents Mumbai Indians in the IPL and receives a salary of 8 crores yearly.

4. Smriti Mandhana – Range rover

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana, the southpaw opener of the Indian women’s cricket team, also had a great 2022. She recently bought a Range Rover worth 72 lakh.

Mandhana is currently under ‘A’ category contract of the BCCI. She also endorses popular brands like Hero Motocorp, Boost, Hyundai etc.

5. Ajinkya Rahane – BMW 6 series

Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane bought a BMW 6 series car worth 69.9 lakh in May 2022. In the 2023 IPL mini-auction, he was signed up by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for 50 lakhs.

6. MS Dhoni – Kia EV6

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni may be fond of bikes, but his love for cars is also not less. Last year, he added a new SUV Kia EV6 car to his collection and was also seen taking Kedar Jadhav and Ruturaj Gaikwad for a drive in the newly bought car.

The SUV is worth 59.95 lakh.

7. Shikhar Dhawan – BMW M8 Coupe

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan

Out of favour, India opener Shikhar Dhawan has a great interest in luxury cars. The Delhi cricketer added a BMW M8 Coupe to his garage and shared a couple of snaps posing with the brand-new car on social media. The car bought by Dhawan is of metallic black shade and costs nearly 2 crore rupees.

The left-handed batter in the 2022 IPL mega auction was roped in by the Punjab Kings for a whopping 8.25 crore.

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Vishwanath Hariharan is a young journalist who's very fond of watching cricket. Like many others, he too grew up watching, playing, and imitating his favourite players of the game. MS Dhoni is like a demigod to him. You can connect with him at vishwanath.hariharan@crickettimes.com or vishwanathhariharan7@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter & Linkedin.
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