Cricket is one of the most celebrated sports in India and Indian cricketers are no less popular than any movie stars. They have a huge fan following not only in India but also across the globe. Where Cricket is followed like a religion, cricketers made sure they keep the fans happy by playing well for the country and make it big. Be it on the field or off, they left no stone unturned to entertain the fans and with fame comes money. There are hardly a few cricketers who don’t have expensive things. Here are the ten expensive cars owned by Indian cricketers:
1. Yuvraj Singh – Lamborghini Murcielago – Rs 3.6 crore
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, India’s world cup hero in 2007 and 2011, announced his retirement from international cricket a couple of months ago. He was one of the flamboyant Indian cricketers who were popular than others at that time and had a lavish lifestyle. He has a couple of luxurious cars.
The former cricketer owns a Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640-4 – one of the costliest cars owned by an Indian cricketer. Powering it is a 6.5-litre, naturally, have a V12 petrol engine that produces 631 Bhp and 660 Nm, it cost a whopping Rs 3.5 crore.
2. Virender Sehwag- Bentley Continental Flying Spur – Rs 3.10 crore
Former India opener Virender Sehwag who troubles every bowler in his time also owns a couple of expensive things. The Nawab of Nazafgarh is the first Indian to score a triple-century in Tests and owns Bentley Continental Flying Spur which is also one of the best as well as expensive cars in the world.
The royale Bentley cost the former batsman nearly Rs 3.10 crore, and he was seen many times while driving the car. Moreover, Sehwag also has a high-end BMW 730 ld which was gifted to him by the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar.
3. Virat Kohli – Audi R8 LMX – 2.97 Crore
One of the best not only among Indian cricketers but across the globe in recent time, the current India captain Virat Kohli inspires everyone – be it with the bat or by his unique style quotient. He also has a lavish lifestyle which includes cars, gadgets and many other things. However, he is the brand ambassador of Audi India and, it is obvious that he will have some of the expensive cars in his garage.
However, he has the R8 LMX supercar that costs Rs 2.97 crore. This is the most expensive car among the all. It has a 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine that produces a maximum power of 570 Bhp and a peak torque of 540 Nm.
4. Sachin Tendulkar – BMW i8 – 2.62 Crore
The batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the best batsman in the world. He has played for India for over 20 years and has almost 34000 international runs which included 100 centuries. Tendulkar’s love of fast cars is well known and he also owned a Ferrari.
Tendulkar has a couple of expensive collection of cars in his garage, of which the costliest in the BMW i8. The i8 is powered by a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that outputs 231 bhp and 320 Nm. It comes mated to an electric motor that further adds 131 bhp and 250 Nm.
5. Hardik Pandya – Land Rover Range Rover – Rs 1.66 crore
The dashing all-rounder, Hardik Pandya is one of the best in business in recent times. His ability to score quick runs and pick wickets in the crucial times have made him one of the best in no time. Pandya also has a very unique sense of style, much like the Caribbeans.
His love for cars is not new. He already owns a Land Rover Range Rover, for which he had to pay almost Rs 1.66 crore. The car is one of the hot favourites and also belongs among the costliest cars owned by the Indian cricketers.
6. Dinesh Karthik – Porsche Cayman S – Rs 85.53 lakh
Dinesh Karthik made his international debut in 2004 alongside MS Dhoni. He has played a 100-odd ODIs for India. But Karthik is a star player in the domestic circuit and is also the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise in the IPL.
The Tamil Nadu cricketer owns a Porsche Cayman S, one of the sharpest sportscars in the country. It has a top speed of more than 270 kmph and cost a whopping amount of over Rs 85 lakhs.
7. Shikhar Dhawan – Mercedes GL Class – Rs 79.78 lakh
India opener Shikhar Dhawan is one the best openers in the limited-overs cricket. He is one of those cricketers whose love for cars is nothing new to everyone.
The southpaw has a Mercedes GL350 CDI which is one of the expensive cars in India. It has cost Shikhar Dhawan, almost Rs 80 lakhs.
8. KL Rahul – Mercedes C43 AMG – Rs 75.35 lakh
KL Rahul is one of the most stylish cricketers of his generation across the globe. Besides as a cricketer, the Karnataka batsman also has a soft corner for cars along with tattoos and dogs.
The India opener owns a Mercedes C43 AMG for which he had to pay a massive sum of Rs 75.35 lakh. The performance variant of the C-class is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine that creates a maximum power of 348 bhp.
9. MS Dhoni – Hummer H2 – Rs 75 Lakh
The former India captain MS Dhoni‘s love for bikes and cars is known to all. He has customised area in his home at Ranchi for the bikes. Among the best bikes, a few costly cars have also found in the garage, including the Hummer H2.
He is the second Indian cricketer after Harbhajan Singh to have this four-wheeler, the price of which is nearly Rs 75 lakh. He also owns an Audi Q7, a Mitsubishi Pajero SFX, a customised Mahindra Scorpio as well.
10. Harbhajan Singh – Hummer H2 – Rs 75 lakh
The Hummer H2 is one of the most loved SUVs in recent times. Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh also owns one which cost around Rs 75 lakh.
The colour of the car is pure black with an outstanding performance, the Hummer H2 is one of the premier SUVs in the country. Although the spinner keeps himself off the radar, when it comes to cars, he has a special love for them.