ICC World Cup 2015: Google’s digital stage showcases India’s love for cricket
AdvertisementThe obsession for cricket in India is similar to what it is for football in Brazil and Spain. And as the opening ceremony of
According to global search trends data generated by
Google’s analysis of worldwide searches also revealed that cricket is also uniting people from across the globe. TEAM INDIA emerges as the top contender for this year’s World Cup being followed closely by Australia, England, Pakistan and the West Indies, the search giant added.
Among the marquee stars,
The search trends further stated MS Dhoni to be the most searched captain followed closely by South Africa’s AB de Villiers, Michael Clarke of Australia, England’s Eoin Morgan, and Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq.
The top searched bowlers list in the ICC World Cup 2015 is dominated by Australian and English players. Bowlers who fans consider to be the main threat to batsmen are Mitchell Johnson (Australia), James Anderson (England), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Stuart Broad (England) and final
On the other side of the fence, the all-rounders being rooted for the most by fans across the cricketing world and expected to deliver the most solid and consistent performance with both bat and ball are Stuart Binny (India), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Steve Smith (Australian),
Top searched Wicket keepers include Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka), Quinton de Kock (South African), Luke Ronchi (New Zealand), and Brad Haddin (Australian), who will be holding fort from behind the stumps, as per the data released by Google.
Even as support by cricket fans for Team India continues to grow on the digital stage set by Google, the much-awaited match between arch rivals India and Pakistan may develop new search trends.
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