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.
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