Yuvraj Singh Most Searched Indian Sportsperson Ahead Of Rishabh Pant
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been making headlines this year because of his retirement from cricket. It has made him the most searched sportsperson in India this year.
Yuvraj Singh’s retirement decision in international cricket came during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. So in June, he ended his 19-year-long international career. However, he continues to play in the Abu Dhabi T10 League and Global T20 League.
Although Yuvraj is away from the Indian team yet he is the most searched sports celeb in India ahead of the youngster Rishabh Pant. He is active in the social media sites where he regularly criticises the BCCI’s decision or sometimes targets selection committee.
Overall, Punjab cricketer is at the third number in the list of most searched Indian Personality 2019. The wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who is always in the news because of his degrading performances, is in the sixth position in the list.
|Most Searched Personalities in 2019|
|1) Abhinandan Varthaman|
|2) Lata Mangeshkar|
|3) Yuvraj Singh|
|4) Anand Kumar|
|5) Vicky Kaushal|
|6) Rishabh Pant|
|7) Ranu Mondal|
|8) Tara Sutaria|
|9) Siddharth Shukla|
|10) Koena Mitra|
However, it is a surprising fact that MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli are nowhere in the Top 10. Currently, MS Dhoni is also most talked sportsperson in the cricket industry. The former Indian captain has not played a cricket match after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. His sabbatical break has increased the speculation of his retirement from the game.
World Cup most searched event
Google’s ‘Year in Search 2019’ also showed that the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was the most searched event in the country, ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections. As for the sports event, the top five were: Cricket World Cup, Pro Kabaddi League, Wimbledon, Copa America and Australian Open.
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