2. Sachin Tendulkar
The little master or the god of cricket as his affectionately known requires no introduction as he is undoubtedly one of the most popular cricketers in the world. Known for his extraordinary cricketing career spanning for about more than 20 years, he has set a lot of Extraordinary records within the time span. He has been one of the most important brand ambassador for Indian cricket and is also one of the richest cricketers in the world with a net capital of about 18 million US dollars.