Dhoni top earning cricketer
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has topped the list of world’s 10 top earning cricketers according to the Forbes magazine. The top earners list also includes which also Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.
With $10 million, Dhoni is at the top of the chart followed by Tendulkar at the second spot with earnings worth $8 million in the list of ‘The World’s Top-Earning Cricketers’.
While Yuvaraj Singh and Dravid are at the third and fourth spot, respectively, Ganguly and Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting share the sixth place.
According to the magazine, Singh earned $5.5 million while Dravid and Ganguly raked in $5 million and $3.5 million, respectively. Ponting also earned $3.5 million.
At the fifth spot is England’s Andrew Flintoff with earnings of $4 million followed by Australia’s Brett Lee and English cricketer Kevin Pietersen – both at eighth place – and Australian Michael Clarke is ranked tenth.