Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Nowhere else in the world is curiosity and fanaticism more apparent than in India.

Especially with the country increasingly going digital in every sense, the use of search engines for any shred of information on people, news and events has become highly rampant.

Everything you ever wanted to know about your favorite personage can be discovered and explored on the internet, who stayed in the news and hit the headlines for various reasons — be it their achievements, controversies, personal lives or glamor quotient.

This is your countdown, India! You looked them up and they made it to the list of “most searched sports celebrities“. Apart from the usual suspects, there are major surprise entrants this year. click through to find out— 10 to 1— who you ensured features on this list.

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

We begin with the ‘Most Searched Sports Personalities in 2016’! Take a guess whom have you searched the most. The countdown from 10 to 1…begins now!

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #10: Saina Nehwal

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #9: Sania Mirza

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #8: Sachin Tendulkar

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #7: Narsingh Pancham Yadav

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank # 6: Lionel Messi

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #5: Sakshi Malik

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #4: Virat Kohli

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #3: M S Dhoni

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #2: Dipa Karmakar

Year In Review 2016: Most Searched Sports Personalities

Rank #1: P V Sindhu