Mumbai: Oct 14, 2011
Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar emerged as the most searched male celebrity in mobile videos in India, according to a reports.
The findings of a latest global video insights report for September, released by Vuclip, an independent mobile video service, Tendulkar was the most favourite male celebrity for the web surfers while Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif emerged the most searched celebrity in mobile videos.
Tendulkar, who plays for franchise Mumbai Indians was earlier the most searched player in the 3rd season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2010 according to the 2nd IPL Zeitgeist for 2010, a survey conducted by Google India. Tendulkar was then followed by former India captain Sourav Ganguly.
Tendulkar is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test and one-day international cricket. He is the only male player to score a double century in the history of ODI cricket.
In 2002, just 12 years into his career, Wisden ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Donald Bradman, and the second greatest one-day-international (ODI) batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards.
Tendulkar was an integral part of the 2011 Cricket World Cup winning Indian team at the later parts of his career, his first such win in six World Cup appearances for India.