Net Worth: $65 Million
One of the most decorated to ever don the Baggy Green, Ricky Ponting has an estimated net worth of $65 million. He earned his net worth as a professional cricketer. He is former captain of the Australia national cricket team between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International (ODI) cricket. He led the Australian side to a back to back World Cup wins in the ODI format where they won a record of 34 matches in a row. Boasting more records than any other player in the Australian history, he has scored the most Test and ODI runs for his country. He had 13.346 runs in his 165 Tests. He has had the most wins as a player and captain. He has also taken the most catches by a non-wicket-keeper.
Born Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO, on December 19, 1974 in Launceston, Tasmania, he is the eldest of Graeme and Lorraine Ponting’s four children. He is nicknamed Punter and is a specialist right-handed batsman, slips, close catching fielder and a very occasional bowler. He represents the Tasmanian Tigers in the Australian domestic cricket, the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League and played in the Indian Premier League with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008.
Ricky Ponting is one of the greatest fielders of all time. He began his career at point, running out batsmen at will. He is also widely considered by many to be one of the best batsmen of the modern era along with Sachin Tendulkar of India and Brian Lara of the West Indies. He has now become safe as houses in the slip cordon and has take some out of this screamers. He reached the highest rating achieved by a Test batsman in the last 50 years on December 1, 2006.