MS Dhoni beats Virat Kohli on the list of most admired men in India
New Delhi : Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has beaten the current captain of Team India Virat Kohli on the list of most admired men in India in 2019.
According to a survey carried out by YouGov, MS Dhoni acquired an admiration score of 8.58%, is only behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi (15.66%) in the list of most admired men in India in 2019.
On the list, Ratan Tata (8.02%), Barack Obama (7.36%) and Bill Gates (6.96%) are third, fourth and fifth position respectively. India captain Virat Kohli is seventh in the list with an admiration score of 4.46%. Just a place above Virat Kohli is cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar who has scored 5.81% as per the survey.
Six-time World Championships gold medallist Mary Kom (10.36%) is the most admired women in India. She is also the only Indian women sports personality to make it to the list.
According to the survey list, Bill Gates remains the world's most admired man, but Angelina Jolie has now been replaced by Michelle Obama as the world's most admired woman.
The report also said, "the whole top five men remain unchanged since last year. Former US president Barack Obama comes in second, and the third to fifth places are all occupied by Chinese figures: actor Jackie Chan in third, president Xi Jinping in fourth and businessman Jack Ma in fifth."