Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful island nations in the world which is very close to the Indian subcontinent. Especially known for its historical connection with the southern part of India and especially Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka is quite similar to India in many aspects. These aspects also include the love for cricket throughout the nation.
A lot of people throughout Sri Lanka enjoy playing this game in the evenings and also quite interested in supporting their motherland during important International tournaments. Cricket is undoubtedly one of the most popular games in the world. But it is especially famous in Sri Lanka and is considered as one of the most popular games in this country. Cricket is especially famous for a lot of class that the game involves, and is called the gentleman’s game by most people. A lot of people are interested in cricket and in playing it but not all the people in their entire lifestyle, depend upon the sport.
So, here is a list of the top 7 richest cricketers of Sri Lanka….
7. Thisara Perera – $2.9 million
His estimated net worth in 2017 is $2.9 million US dollars. Did you know that Thisara Perara was purchased by the Chennai Super Kings for US$50,000 in the auction for the 2010 IPL? In 2011, his price increased in IPL fetching him US$80,000 from the Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Furthermore, during the 2016 Indian Premier League auction he was sold to new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 1 crore in the second round.