If there is one sport Indians are absolutely crazy about, one which can make almost the entire population drop whatever they are doing and make them sit for hours in front of a TV screen, it’s cricket. It’s all about the passion, dedication, commitment and, of course, money.
It isn’t surprising to see Indian cricketers stepping out of awe-inspiring luxury cars considering the money the game commands.
Here is a look at the Top 10 Indian Cricketers and their luxury beauties.
The list kicks-off with the current blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket – MS Dhoni. Having earned crores of fans, and crores of money through his sheer talent, determination and devil-may-care attitude, Dhoni loves to put his money on expensive luxury vehicles. He owns many super bikes and premium luxury cars. He is the proud owner of Hummer, the masculine looking, high performing SUV that registers a grand presence on the roads. GMC Sierra, the big and hulky pickup truck, also stands proudly in his garage.
Other cars:- Porsche 911, Audi Q7, Mahindra Scorpio, Toyota Corolla and Mitsubishi Pajero
At the age of 27, Virat kohli is one of the most promising faces of Indian cricket. One will be surprised by looking at the collection of Virat Kohli cars. He loves to flaunt his bright yellow coloured Audi R8 V10 which is a two seater car. Equipped with a 4.8-litre, V10 engine delivering 420 bho pf maximum power, the car is a delight for sports car enthusiasts. The car gets the revolutionary AWD system called the Quattro that has been placed in the middle of the car.
Other cars:- Audi Q7 , Audi S6, Toyota Fortuner and Renault Duster. He received Duster as a reward for its awesome performance in a series against Sri Lanka.
If we are talking about luxury cars and cricketers, Sachin Tendulkar instantly comes to mind. Sachin Tendulkar cars have been a talking point among his fans ever since he received a Ferrari as a gift from Michael Schumacher in 2002 for his superb performance. The “God of Indian cricket” is as passionate about cars as he is about cricket. He has many a times confessed his love for sports cars. At present the cricketer flaunts BMW i8. Priced at Rs.2.14 crores, the car produces an enormous Hybrid 1499 cc, 0-100 kmph sprint in just 2.9 seconds.
Other masterpieces:- BMW M5 and BMW M6 Gran Coupe. Being a brand ambassador of BMW in India, BMW finds a prominent place in the list of Sachin Tendulkar cars.
The hot-shot Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh needs absolutely no introduction. The all rounder is a show stopper be it on the cricket field or off it and he also owns a fleet of luxury cars. At the starting of his career, he got himself a Honda City. That was back in 2001. Currently he is the proud owner of Lamborghini Murceilago. This super stylish sports car costs a whopping Rs 3 crore and oozes out a mind-blowing performance.
Other cars:- Porsche 911, BMW M5, Audi A5
Harbhajan Singh, also known as the turbanator, is the most successful off-spinner India has seen in the past decade. He owns a Hummer H3, just like Dhoni, that churns out a massive 242 bhp of power with its 3.7-litre motor.
Other cars:- Ford Endeavour and Mercedes Benz GL Class.
Suresh Riana has been a pretty consistent player for the Indian team and also is a highly sought after player in the Indian Premium League. Recently Suresh Raina has bought himself a Porsche Boxtser S in yellow colour, that is priced at Rs. 1.02 crore. The car is equipped with a 3.4-litre engine that develops 325 bhp of power.
One of the best captains Indian cricket has seen, “God of the off-side” and a true-blue leader – Saurav Ganguly has an unapologetic love for luxury cars. He is a big fan of Mercedes cars and owns many of them. Mercedes Benz CLK convertible seems to be his favourite one as he is often seen riding this beauty. BMW cars also find a place in his garage.
Rohit Sharma, the young and talented cricketer known for its diligence, has made a mark for himself in the cricketing arena in a very short span of time. He has shown his mettle in the game and he likes his cars to be as classy as he is. No wonder, he owns one of the most elegant of luxury cars – BMW M5. It is priced at Rs. 1.59 Crore and emits 560 bhp of power. It can reach 0-100 miles in just 3.7 seconds.
Virendra Sehwag is a hugely popular cricketer known for his unique batting style. His simplicity of character is reflected in his choice of cars. He owns a Bentley Continental Flying Spur that is an epitome of elegance and luxury. It is priced upwards of Rs 3 crore and can cover the 0-100 kmph sprint in just 4.3 seconds.
Kapil Dev needs absolutely no introduction. He was the first captain who brought the Cricket World Cup in India. He owns Porsche Panamera premium sedan. He was also the owner of India’s first Porsche Panamera Diesel. It is powered by a 3.0-litre, V6 diesel engine that can reach 0-100kmph in just 6.8 seconds.