Shubman Gill is the Google Most Searched Athlete in 2023

Shubman Gill, a rising star in cricket, has topped the list as the most searched athlete on Google in 2023. Discover more about his achievements and popularity in this article.

By Crickified Mohit
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Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli during ODI World Cup 2023 India vs New Zealand 1st Semi-Final at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

In the world of sports, athletes capture the attention and imagination of fans worldwide. They inspire us with their exceptional skills, dedication, and achievements. Every year, Google unveils its "Year in Search" list, revealing the athletes who garnered the most online searches. In 2023, the young Indian cricket sensation, Shubman Gill, made an impressive mark, securing the ninth spot on the list and second spot in most searched celebrities in India. Let's delve into Gill's remarkable journey and the other athletes who captivated the world's curiosity.


Shubman Gill: A Rising Star in Indian Cricket

Shubman Gill, a budding Indian cricket prodigy, emerged as one of the most-searched athletes in 2023. At just 23 years old, Gill has already made a significant impact in the cricketing world. His incredible skills and consistent performances have earned him accolades and recognition from fans and experts alike.

A Spectacular Year for Gill


Gill's remarkable year began with his stellar performance as an opener for the Gujarat Titans in the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL). He played a pivotal role in guiding the Titans to the IPL final for the second consecutive year. His explosive batting and solid technique left a lasting impression on cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Leading the Titans and Dominating the ODI Rankings

As the year progressed, Gill's success soared to new heights. He assumed the captaincy of the Gujarat Titans, showcasing his leadership abilities at a young age. Furthermore, his performances in international cricket caught the attention of fans and pundits. Gill played a vital role in helping India reach the final of the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup 2023.


By the end of the year, Gill had become the top-ranked ODI batsman among his peers. Surpassing cricketing giants like Virat Kohli and Babar Azam, Gill's meteoric rise in the rankings was a testament to his exceptional talent and hard work.

Google's Year in Search 2023: The Top Ten Athletes

While Shubman Gill's inclusion in the top ten most-searched athletes of 2023 is an outstanding achievement, he shared the spotlight with other remarkable sports personalities who captivated the world's curiosity. Let's take a closer look at the ten athletes who garnered the most online searches.



  #   Player   Sport
  1   Damar Hamlin   American Football
  2   Kylian Mbappe   Association Football
  3   Travis Kelce   American Football
  4   Ja Morant   Basketball
  5   Harry Kane   Association Football
  6   Novak Djokovic   Tennis
  7   Carlos Alcaraz   Tennis
  8   Rachin Ravindra   Cricket
  9   Shubman Gill   Cricket
  10   Kyrie Irving   Basketball



The world of sports never fails to captivate our attention, and the athletes who shine in their respective fields become the focus of our curiosity. In 2023, Shubman Gill's outstanding performances in cricket propelled him to the ninth spot on Google's Year in Search list. Alongside Gill, athletes from various sports, including American Football, Association Football, Basketball, Tennis, and Cricket, garnered significant attention.

These athletes, whether through their exceptional skills, personal stories, or high-profile transfers, captured the imagination of fans worldwide. As we eagerly anticipate the next year in sports, we can't help but wonder which athletes will dominate the online searches and captivate our hearts in the coming months.

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