According to a SEMrush examine, Kohli was searched on-line a mean of 16.2 lakh monthly from January to June this yr whereas the Indian cricket group was searched a mean of two.Four lakh occasions monthly 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 mean of 9.7, 9.4, 9.1, 7.1, 6.7, 5.4, 4.1, and three.Four lakh occasions.
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 occasions monthly.
In addition, cricket followers throughout the globe have been captivated by ladies cricketers as nicely. Despite not being within the top-10, Smriti Mandhana and Ellyse Perry, have been searched 12th and 20th most occasions, topping massive 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,” Fernando Angulo, Head of Communications, SEMrush stated.
“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.
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