The Indian skipper Virat Kohli is regarded as a modern legend. He is one of the most followed and loved cricketers around the world. He is also an extremely rich cricketer and is the 66th highest-paid athlete in the world. With no cricket activities happening lately, the Indian skipper has been spending a lot of his time on social media.
In the latest post on social media, Virat Kohli can be seen casually sitting in his balcony and enjoying the Mumbai monsoon. In the post, Virat can be seen wearing an exquisite Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch. This stunning watch is a perfect blend of technology and style. The key features of this watch involve allowing drivers to measure traveling time and also read the average speed. Not just this the aesthetics of this watch makes it an eye candy.
Great weather in Mumbai. Sitting out enjoying the beginning of my first proper experience of Mumbai monsoon. Couldn't be a better time to start reading something. 🌧️📖 pic.twitter.com/uEQOEQLRhr
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 18, 2020
The estimated cost of this watch is ₹860,700 ($11,286). And very interestingly, the cost of this watch is almost double the salary of many A Grade Pakistani cricketers. Well, it was in May when Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the list of centrally contracted cricketers, where they announced the revised versions of the salary of these players. An ‘A’ grade cricketer in Pakistan receives an approximate salary of ₹5,20,000 ($6,798) per month.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is one of the highest-paid cricketers around the world. Virat Kohli’s annual salary from BCCI is Rs 7 crores. His retainer fee for being the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL is Rs.17 crores. However, his majority of income comes from endorsements, advertisements, and startups.
Besides this, he is one of the most preferred faces when it comes to brand endorsements. Brands like Myntra, Uber, Audi, MRF, Manyavar and Tissot, etc. are a few brands that are endorsed by Virat Kohli. As per a report by Duff & Phelps, Virat’s brand value has hiked by 39% as compared to his brand value of last year. As per Forbes, Virat Kohli’s net worth is estimated to be around a whopping Rs. 900 crores as of the 2019-20 fiscal year.