Sachin at 8th, Lalit Modi at 97th
Recently Readers’ digest has come up with its list of 100 most trusted people. Interestingly Chairman of Indian Premier league Lalit Modi Finds himself at the bottom of the table whereas the World cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been ranked 8th by the readers.
Chess Grand Master Vishvanath Anand did one better by featuring at the 6th position.
In the same list, IPL Chairman Lalit Modi, arguably the most controversial cricket administrator, has been given the lowest rank for any cricket -related person in the list. He has been ranked 93rd.
About Modi being at the tail-end of its Trusted list, Readers’ Digest said, “Perhaps it’s controversy that still stalks Lalit Modi, cricket administrator and chairman of Indian Premier League.
Though lalit Modi can still laugh as he faired better than the Chairman of BCCI Sharad pawar who came 97th in the list.
Among people in the list who owe their fame to cricket, Sachin is followed by India captain MS Dhoni at 42nd position in the overall list.
Other notable entry from sports are:
Shooter Abhinav Bindra at 25th position, Mahesh Bhupathi at 49th position, Leander Paes at 57th and Sania Mirza at 81st.