Kohli tops Google as most searched cricketer ever

Indian superstar batsman, Virat Kohli has been named as the most searched cricketer in Google in their 25 years history. 

Google has currently completed their 25 years as it was founded in 1998 and through a video on ‘X’ (previously Twitter) they revealed the most searched personalities in 25 years history. 

Along with Kohli, some other Indian cricketers got their name such as Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, etc. Though he was not in the top 10 list of most searched cricketers in 2023 where other players like Shubman Gill, Rachin Ravindra, Mohammad Shami, Travis Head, Suryakumar Yadav and Glenn Maxwell successfully made their name into the list.  

Virat (50) has currently broken the record of most ODI centuries which was created by Sachin Tendulkar (49). Not only this, he was the fastest to score 13000 runs in ODI. He has 80 centuries to his name in the international circuit and is inches close to Sachin Tendulkar’s (100) record of centuries. 

In the IPL, point of view, he set a great record where in one season he scored 975 runs which came in 2016 and still it is the most runs scored by a single player in a single season. He is preferably the best batsman in IPL and the only player who represented a single franchise from starting, which is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).   

He was the leading run scorer in the 2023 World Cup, where he scored 765 runs in 11 matches with an average just below 100 (95.62). He scored 3 centuries and 6 half centuries to his name and had a strike rate of 90.31. Due to his brilliant performance he was awarded as the ‘Player of the Series’ of the tournament.

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