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India's 10 Most Searched Sports Stars In 2012

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 20 December 2012, 11:01 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: The passion of the game and deliverance of the sporting stars has captured the world time and again. 2012 being the Olympic year gave them the chance to bask in the Olympic glory. Sports hold a high level of indulgence for people and dedication from the players irrespective of the result each game yields. Internet has added a new spin to the trend by giving the access to get a better look at the stars. Here are the 10 most searched sporting stars in 2012 by netizens in India, as per the Google Zeitgeist list.

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh’s remarkable recovery fighting cancer and returning to the game soon after his recovery has put him on the top spot of being the most searched sports star this year. He has become a role model for his determination and perseverance which he showed during his recovery and making it back to the Indian cricket team inspiring adults and children alike. He recently made headline for being dropped out of the fourth and final Test against England. He was covered by the media on his 31st birthday which he celebrated on 12th December 2012.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar, the legend himself has been on the news this year mainly regarding his retirement plans. Sachin was covered in headlines for scoring 100 centuries this year. Sachin is seen as a cricket icon and the greatest Indian batsman ever who has been performing his best for the last two decades. There have been highs and lows in his career but winning the World Cup in 2011 finally let him achieve his dream he had long awaited. He still continues to make news related to his retirement, however he still feels he has got good amount of cricket left in him and continues to play, taking one series at a time.

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Posted by:Sav - 20 Dec, 2012