Tendulkar declared most powerful personality in Indian sports

Updated: 06 February 2010 18:19 IST

The Illustrated list of the 50 most powerful and influential people in Indian sports is out and there is no surprise as to who tops the list. It is Sachin.

New Delhi:

The Illustrated list of the 50 most powerful and influential people in Indian sports is out and there is no surprise as to who tops the list. It is Sachin Tendulkar. The undisputed champion of champions leads the chart followed by Lalit Modi, the head behind the extravagant Indian Premier League.

Bangalore Royal Challengers and Force India owner Vijay Mallya sits pretty at the third spot.

The Indian captain and poster boy of Indian cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, notched the fifth spot while the President of the Indian Olympic Association Suresh Kalmadi was ranked 12th.

The surprise package was Kings XI Punjab co-owner Priety Zinta who took the 23rd place as compared to Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza at number 50.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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