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Virat Kohli Becomes Top Indian Sports Personality of the Year; Earns Rs 100 Crore

Cricketnext |December 22, 2017, 3:36 PM IST
Virat Kohli Becomes Top Indian Sports Personality of the Year; Earns Rs 100 Crore

New Delhi: Virat Kohli has emerged as the top-earner among all the other sports personalities, according to the latest Forbes List. Kohli made Rs 100.72 crore, putting him in the third place, in the top 100 celebrity list. He is behind Bollywood actors Salman Khan (232.8cr) and Shah Rukh Khan (170.5cr). All these celebs had made the top 3 in 2016, but this year their earnings have dropped considerably.

Even four years after his retirement from cricket, Sachin Tendulkar lies second in the list with 82.50 cr, while MS Dhoni is third with 63.77 cr. R Ashwin too makes it to the list with 34.67 cr. Non-cricketers that made it to the prestigious list are Saina Nehwal (31cr), Anirban Lahiri (12.44cr), Kidambi Srikanth (6.13cr), Sania Mirza (2.80 cr), Sunil Chhetri (2.30cr).

In the list, there are as many as 21 sports persons. Here is the list for all the sports persons:

1 Virat Kohli Rs 100.72

2 Sachin Tendulkar Rs 82.50

3 MS Dhoni Rs 63.77

4 PV Sindhu Rs 57.25

5 R Ashwin Rs 34.67

6 Ravindra Jadeja Rs 34.58

7 Saina Nehwal Rs 31.00

8 Rohit Sharma Rs 30.82

9 Shikhar Dhawan Rs 15.94

10 Anirban Lahiri Rs 12.44

11 Yuvraj Singh Rs 11.60

12 K Srikanth Rs 6.13

13 Ajinkya Rahane Rs 5.56

14 C Pujara Rs 5.48

15 Murali Vijay Rs 4.20

16 KL Rahul Rs 4.04

17 Umesh Yadav Rs 3.94

18 Hardik Pandya Rs 3.04

19 Sania Mirza Rs 2.80

20 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Rs 2.53

21 Sunil Chhetri Rs 2.30

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
NZ
6 5 0 1 11 +1.30
2
AUS
6 5 1 0 10 +0.84
3
IND
5 4 0 1 9 +0.80
4
ENG
6 4 2 0 8 +1.45
5
BAN
7 3 3 1 7 -0.13
6
SL
6 2 2 2 6 -1.11
7
PAK
6 2 3 1 5 -1.26
8
WI
6 1 4 1 3 +0.19
9
SA
7 1 5 1 3 -0.32
10
AFG
7 0 7 0 0 -1.63

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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