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MS Dhoni ranked 16th on Forbes� list

By The Assam Tribune

NEW YORK, June 7 (PTI): Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with earnings of USD 31.5 million, has been ranked at 16th place on Forbes� list of 100 highest-paid athletes, which has been topped by iconic golfer Tiger Woods.

The magazine said 31-year-old Dhoni moved up 15 positions this year. In 2012, he was placed at 31st position. The influential business magazine estimated that Dhoni made USD 31.5 million over the last year from prize money and endorsements. 37-year-old Woods of America made USD 78.1 million followed by Swiss Tennis star Roger Federer at USD 71.5 million. Kobe Bryant, American professional basketball player, is third at USD 61.9 million.

Morkel ruled out of Champions Trophy

London, June 7 (PTI): South Africa�s fast bowling department today got depleted as Morne Morkel was today ruled out of the entire Champions Trophy tournament due to a quad strain, he suffered on Thursday.

The lanky paceman was troubled by strain in the game against India and he could not even complete his spell. All he could bowl was 6.5 overs in which he gave away 27 runs and did not take a wicket. He has suffered a Grade 1 injury on the left quad and would need no less than three weeks to regain fitness.

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MS Dhoni ranked 16th on Forbes� list

NEW YORK, June 7 (PTI): Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with earnings of USD 31.5 million, has been ranked at 16th place on Forbes� list of 100 highest-paid athletes, which has been topped by iconic golfer Tiger Woods.

The magazine said 31-year-old Dhoni moved up 15 positions this year. In 2012, he was placed at 31st position. The influential business magazine estimated that Dhoni made USD 31.5 million over the last year from prize money and endorsements. 37-year-old Woods of America made USD 78.1 million followed by Swiss Tennis star Roger Federer at USD 71.5 million. Kobe Bryant, American professional basketball player, is third at USD 61.9 million.

Morkel ruled out of Champions Trophy

London, June 7 (PTI): South Africa�s fast bowling department today got depleted as Morne Morkel was today ruled out of the entire Champions Trophy tournament due to a quad strain, he suffered on Thursday.

The lanky paceman was troubled by strain in the game against India and he could not even complete his spell. All he could bowl was 6.5 overs in which he gave away 27 runs and did not take a wicket. He has suffered a Grade 1 injury on the left quad and would need no less than three weeks to regain fitness.

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