Sachin Tendulkar, who has said he will retire in November, may well be the greatest batsman cricket has ever seen but he is not the highest earning one. That title, according to Forbes, goes to fellow Indian Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
As Forbes reports, the Little Master’s earnings in the year to June may have suffered because he refuses to endorse alcoholic drinks. But he is still making a tidy packet – $22m vs $31.5m for Dhoni. And Tendulkar has been raking it in for years, ranking as India’s highest-paid sportsman, according to the Economic Times, for the past two decades. Read more