We just can’t get enough of cricket, no matter what. For a nation where cricket is a religion, festivities never end. Right after concluding the 10th season of IPL, cricketers join back their respective teammates in the fight to clinch away the Champions Trophy for 2017. While the tournament is set to begin from June 1, 2017, all eyes are set on the world’s most entertaining match between India and Pakistan slated for June 4, 2017. Knowing the unprecedented craze for cricket in our country, these players are one of the highest paid sportspersons in India. As much as they sweat it out on the field, they know how to live life king size. Here’s the list of top Indian cricket players and their cars.
Sachin Tendulkar-BMW i8 - They say, 330 million Gods reside in India. Whether it’s true or not, the only living cricket God from India that we know of, is the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. His luxury rides include the high-end supercars but the car that caught our eye is the futuristic i8 from BMW. This beast of a car runs on a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol motor that works mutually with an electric motor. The collective output of this hybrid is around 357bhp and 570Nm. In India, BMW i8 is retailed at a colossal Rs 2.33 crore.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni-Ferrari 599 GTO - India’s most successful captain ever, fondly called ‘Captain Cool’ knows how to ride in style. His love for luxury cars and bikes is no secret. From his envious car collection, we have picked the Ferrari 599 GTO. Wearing the prancing horse badge, this meaty car uses the V12, 661bhp engine and costs a whopping Rs 2.98 crore.
Virat Kohli-Audi R8 V10 - Succeeding captain cool, the current Indian skipper is known for his aggression on the field. Aside from his excellent batting abilities, this Delhi lad is known for his fleet of luxury cars that includes Audi R8 V10 among others. This white colour beast is accompanied by other Audis like A8 L W 12, R8 LMX etc.
Yuvraj Singh-BMW X6M - As much as he is remembered for hitting back to back sixes against England back in 2007, this Punjab boy is known for his swag when it comes to cars. Not many know that he once owned a Maruti Zen that is redundant now. The cricketer has been spotted taking his BMW X6M for a spin a couple of times. Powered by the 4.4L, twin turbo V8 engine, this beast pushes out massive power of 575bhp and 750Nm of torque.
Rohit Sharma-BMW M5 - Rohit shot to fame with two ODI double centuries and what other way to pamper himself than getting a BMW M5. Using a mighty 560bhp hardware underneath, the M5 costs a whopping Rs 1.39 crore.
Harbhajan Singh-Hummer H2 - Elated by the recent win of Mumbai Indians in the 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL), Harbhajan’s taste is top notch when it comes to cars. While he owns several vehicles, the one that makes to our list of top Indian cricket players and their cars, is the Hummer H2. Propelled by the 6.0-litre, V8 engine good for 393bhp and 563Nm of torque.
Karun Nair-Ford Mustang - Ford introduced its pony car, Mustang in India last year. The Delhi Daredevil’s captain, Karun Nair owns a red Mustang with a registration number that ends with ‘303’. Powered by a robust 5.0-litre, V8 engine, this mean machine offers 396bhp of power and 515Nm of torque.
Suresh Raina-Porsche Boxter - Coming for the rescue of his team in many crucial matches, Raina played several good innings in the past. The IPL player owns a bright yellow Porsche Boxter S that carries a 3.4-litre, engine capable of churning out 325bhp of power.