Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Richest Cricketer Indian Captain 2013 | MS Dhoni 16th Position in Forbes Earnings 2013 Highest Paid | Sachin Tendulkar in 31st Rank

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India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the highest ranked among the Indian atheletes in earnings of USD 31.5 million (approx Rs 180 crores).

Dhoni 16th on Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Athletes.

The only other Indian sportsman in the list is Sachin Tendulkar, he is ranked 31st with a total annual earning of USD 22 million (Rs 125 crores).

Golfer Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete, according to Forbes.

31-year-old Dhoni moved up 15 positions this year. In 2012, he was placed at 31st position.

Other prominent sportsmen ranked way behind behind Dhoni are Fernando Alonso (19th), Lewis Hamilton (26th), Novak Djokovic (28th), Rafael Nadal (30th) and Usain Bolt (40th).

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