One of the finest wicketkeeper-batter Australia have ever produced, Adam Gilchrist turned 52 today i.e. November 14, 2022.
Gilchrist has long been regarded as the most destructive wicket-keeper batter in the world. Gilchrist has three times been a member of Australia’s World Cup-winning team (1999, 2003, 2007). Adam Gilchrist has been a member of the Australian squad since 1996. The legendary batter was an illustrious southpaw player who contributed significantly to the teams’ success in both international and domestic cricket. In his career, the legend has scored 5570 runs in the longest format, 9619 runs in ODIs, and 272 runs in T20Is.
Moreover, one of the beloved Australian cricketers in India, Gilchrist was also a part of the disbanded Indian Premier League (IPL) team Deccan Chargers. Under his leadership, the team clinched the title in 2009. He even scored a century in the same year for the former Hyderabad-based team.
Furthermore, Adam Gilchrist was the first player in Test cricket to hit 100 sixes, and he also contains a distinctive record of scoring nearly 50 runs in consecutive World Cup finals. Adam Gilchrist retired from international cricket in 2008, but he continued to participate in domestic tournaments for few more years.
For years now, Gilchrist inked numerous endorsement deals. Along with his on-field achievements, Gilly secured multiple collaborations, which have undoubtedly increased the value of his brand. Let’s look at the former Australian wicketkeeping-batter’s net worth, endorsements, and charitable contributions:
Adam Gilchrist’s estimated net worth is INR 38 crore. Back in the day, his earnings were primarily derived from his agreement with Cricket Australia and various T20 leagues around the world. It is now primarily television networks that pay him in figures to be on their expert roster. Gilchrist’s net worth includes a sizable portion of his endorsement earnings as well.
Among the many brands that worked with the legendary batter, Resimac and UOW were the most long-term collaborators.
Adam Gilchrist established The Gilchrist Foundation as a charitable organisation. The organisation provides education and they also support children to play the game they want to. He is also a goodwill ambassador for World Vision Australia, which helps children in Indian and Sri Lankan slums.