India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most influential sports personality in India, according to a Sportskeeda report.
The sports personalities in the country were evaluated on the basis of the following two parameters:
1. Inspiration - Popular sports figures who have brought their sport closer to the masses and inspired renewed interest in it.
2. Power - Individuals with authority who have used their power to further the cause of Indian sports.
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