• India’s MS Dhoni named 9th most marketable sportsperson by London institute

    by  • July 25, 2015 • Cricket

    Indian ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named in the top most marketable sportsperson ahead of the likes of football superstar Lionel Messi and the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in a power list prepared by London School of Marketing.

    The 34-year-old wicketkeeper batsman also pipped sporting legends like Cristiano Ronaldo and Briton’s No. 1 tennis star Andy Murray in the list of the world’s 20 most marketable sportspersons.

    Swiss tennis master and the 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer leading the list, while US Golfer Tiger Woods was ranked second.

    Here’s the complete list:

    1. R Federer (SUI) Tennis

    2. T Woods (USA) Golf

    3. P Mickelson (USA) Golf

    4. L James (USA) Basketball

    5. K Durant (USA) Basketball

    6. R McIlroy (NIR) Golf

    7. N Djokovic (SRB) Tennis

    8. R Nadal (ESP) Tennis

    9. MS Dhoni (IND) Cricket

    10. C Ronaldo (POR) Football

    11. K Bryant (USA) Basketball

    12. M Sharapova (RUS) Tennis

    13. Lionel Messi (ARG) Football

    14. Usain Bolt (JAM) Athletics

    15. Neymar (BRA) Football

    16. Andy Murray (GBR) Tennis

    17. Kei Nishikori (JPN) Tennis

    18. Derrick Rose (USA) Basketball

    19. Floyd Mayweather (USA) Boxing

    20. Serena Williams (USA) Tennis