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Kohli named 6th Most Marketable Athlete in World

New Delhi, May 22: Indian Test skipper ViratKohli added another feather to his cap as he has been rated as world's sixth most marketable athlete. Interestingly Kohli is the only Indian cricketer to feature in this list.

Virat Kohli, who is currently leading Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, is on the list of 50 athletes, who have been identified as commercially the most viable sportspersons, by a British Magazine.

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard tops the list, followed by Brazilian football star Neymar and Masters golf champion Jordan Spieth. Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton dropped to the fifth spot ahead of Kohli.

Another Indian who features in the list is World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal. The Hyderabadi sensation has been placed at the 44th. Meawhile The only other cricketer in the list, Steven Smith of Australia, got the 45th spot.

-NNIS

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