The Indian cricketers are one of the most popular sporting personalities in the World. The rising popularity of the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni is evident in that matter. Now among these, according to one of the ongoing investigations delivered by Yahoo, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli were among the most-searched personalities in 2020.
While the COVID-19 pandemic this year brought a few occasions over all the fields into a halt, a portion of the characters consistently accumulated the search category. Virat Kohli stowed the nineteenth spot in the top 20 list while MS Dhoni got the eleventh position. Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who played the lead in MS Dhoni’s biopic bagged the top spot in the list of most searched personalities this year.
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni In Yahoo’s List Of Most Searched Personalities Of The Year
MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli likewise are the most looked through cricketers from December 2015 to December 2019, as per the data from SEMrush’s research. MS Dhoni has been a historic player for the Indian team having won three ICC main stage events starting from the World T20 in 2007 to ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 to the ICC Champions trophy in 2013. Apart from this, Dhoni has also lifted the IPL thrice with the Chennai Super Kings franchise.
Talking about Virat Kohli, he’s arguably one of the best batsman going around in the World as of now. He’s broken plenty of records set by cricketing legends such as Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar. Moreover, he was part of the Indian side under MS Dhoni when they won the World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy in 2013.
According to SEMrush, Kohli accumulated about 16.2 lakh searches every month from January to June this year while the Indian side was searched for a normal of 2.4 lakh times each month in a similar term.