Dhoni pips Nadal and Bolt
Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked 16th in
the latest Forbes list of highest-paid athletes with an earning of
$31.5 million (around Rs.180 crore), placing him above the likes of
Rafael Nadal and Usain Bolt.
The list places Dhoni above F1 racer
Fernando Alonso, who is ranked 19th, Lewis Hamilton at 26th place,
Novak Djokovic at 28th place, Rafael Nadal at 30th spot and Usain Bolt
at 40th rank.
The calculation is based upon the earnings
estimates which includes salaries, bonuses and prize money from both
club and national teams, as well as endorsement income.
Dhoni has moved up 15 positions in this year's list. He held the 31st rank last year.
For the full list, click here. [TAG: CYCSPL]
- vs. WINZ3rd TestWed, Dec 18, 2013Hamilton, New ZealandWest Indies in New Zealand...
- SL won by 2 wkts.vs. SLPAK2nd ODIFri, Dec 20, 2013Dubai, United Arab EmiratesPakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI ...
- PAK won by 11 runsvs. SLPAK1st ODIWed, Dec 18, 2013Sharjah, United Arab EmiratesPakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI ...
- vs. SLPAK3rd ODISun, Dec 22, 2013Sharjah, United Arab EmiratesPakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI ...
- vs. SLPAK4th ODIWed, Dec 25, 2013Wed, Dec 25, 2013Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesPakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI ...
- vs. ENGAUS4th TestWed, Dec 25, 2013Wed, Dec 25, 2013Melbourne, AustraliaThe Ashes 2013-14...
Latest Photo Albums
All the best quotes from the month of December in this collection. More » Soundbyte — December 2013
Action images from the third Test between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park in Hamilton. More » 3rd Test: New Zealand vs West Indies
Shivnarine Chanderpaul moved into sixth place on the all-time run-scoring list. Recently-retired Sachin Tendulkar heads the list with Brian Lara on fifth. (CYCSPL)
Also See: WI vs NZ Scores … More » Chanderpaul passes Border
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was born on December 19, 1974 at Launceston, Tasmania. Ponting, arguably, Australia's greatest batsman after Sir Don Bradman, made 40,130 runs and scored 71 centuries in his 17-year international career.
Australia lost the Ashes thrice under his charge, … More » The Punter Rolls In
Quinton de Kock's third consecutive ton; Gilchrist and Waqar in Hall of Fame; Aussies' demolition job; Black Caps win a Test; Cairns vs Doull and more. More » Cricket Photos of The Week 15.12.13
Great sporting comebacks of 2013. (Reuters) More » Sporting comebacks of 2013
Following is a list of 10 memorable sporting quotes in 2013. (Reuters) More » 'My life's been 22 yards for 24 years'