New Delhi, August 10
India skipper Virat Kohli’s recognition is aware of no bounds and as soon as once more it has been re-affirmed by a examine which has revealed that the 31-year-old is the most well-liked cricketer on this planet.
‘The Men in Blue’ additionally topped the chart so far as hottest cricket group on this planet is worried.
According to a SEMrush examine, Kohli was searched on-line on a median of 16.2 lakh per thirty days from January to June this yr whereas the Indian cricket group was searched on a median of two.Four lakh instances per thirty days in the identical time interval.
Other cricketers among the many top-10, as per the examine, have been Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, George Mackay, Josh Richards, Hardik Pandya, Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Matthews and Shreyas Iyer.
From January to June 2020, every cricketer, respectively, was searched a median of 9.7, 9.4, 9.1, 7.1, 6.7, 5.4, 4.1, and three.Four lakh instances.
With respect to the cricket groups, India led the chart adopted by England, Australia, West Indies, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Afghanistan, and Zimbabwe. Each cricket group, respectively, was searched .66, .33, .29, .23, .16, .12, .12, .09, .05, .04, and .03 lakh instances per thirty days.
In addition, cricket followers throughout the globe have been captivated by ladies cricketers as properly. Despite not being within the top-10, Smriti Mandhana and Ellyse Perry, have been searched 12th and 20th most instances, topping huge names like Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan.
“While we are not entirely surprised by the results of our study, we are excited nonetheless. Finding that Virat Kohli is the most searched cricketer, and India, the most searched cricket team is unsurprising, what’s surprising is that women cricketers are being searched more often than a lot of top-rated men,” stated Fernando Angulo, Head of Communications, SEMrush.
“Our study suggests that stereotypes of cricket as a man only sport no longer hold. There is considerable enthusiasm about women cricketers and women playing cricket. In the future, there are likely to be many more women playing cricket, and India, as the most important cricket playing nation is likely to supply many of them,” he added. IANS