Sachin Tendulkar was second most searched sportsperson in India last year: Report

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was the second most searched sportsperson in India after Virat Kohli.

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Jan 07, 2016, 16:39 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar was second most searched sportsperson in India last year: Report

New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar might have retired from all forms of cricket, but it has hardly made a difference to his massive fan following in India.

According to a Goonj India Index 2015 report, made exclusively available to Zeenews.com, the batting maestro was the second most searched sportsperson across India in 2015. He beat the likes of Roger Federer and Cristiano Ronaldo in the popularity chart.

Virat Kohli was the most searched sportsperson in India, followed by Tendulkar and Ronaldo.

Click here to view Goonj India Index 2015 report

In top 10, apart from Kohli, Tendulkar and MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina also found a place in the users' search list.

Other renowned sportspersons in top 10 were Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza and Barcelona's maverick footnballer Neymar.

The index is a chronicle of what Indians searched the most last year.