Indian skipper MS Dhoni is world’s highest earning cricketer: Forbes

Indian skipper MS Dhoni topped the list of the world’s highest earning cricketers compiled by Forbes magazine, followed by Sachin Tendulkar, as 6 Indians made it to the list’s top-10.

With earnings of $2 crore and 65 lakh, MS Dhoni features at the top of the list, out of which $2 crore 30 lakh comes from the Tv ads, while the rest $35 lakh he receives from playing cricket.

MS Dhoni’s $2 crore 30 lakh is also the highest among cricketers gained from Tv ads.  Sachin stands 2nd at $1 crore and 86 lakh, out of which $one crore and 65 lakh comes from ads, while the rest is from playing cricket.

Other cricketers in the Forbes’ list are Gautam Gambhir ($73 lakh), Virat Kohli ($71 lakh), Virender Sehwag ($69 lakh), Shane Watson ($59 lakh), Michael Clarke ($49 lakh), Brett Lee ($48 lakh), Ricky Ponting ($41 lakh) and Yusuf Pathan ($37 lakh).

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