Sports and other sporting events are the most popular sports in India, according to Google Trends data released by the search engine.
A total of 3,828 searches were conducted across the country over the period July 24-28, 2017.
The results showed that sports are the top ranked category in India in terms of searches.
Sports like cricket, tennis, ice hockey, basketball and football were the most searched for in India.
Interestingly, the second highest searched category was cricket, which had 4,065 searches.
The sports category was followed by rugby, softball, football, soccer, cricket, swimming, ice skating, skateboarding and roller derby.
Basketball was second with 3,094 searches.
Rugby was third with 2,903 searches.
Basketball was fourth with 2.831 searches.
Softball was fifth with 2 million searches.
Soccer was sixth with 2 Million searches.
Ice Hockey was seventh with 1.5 Million searches, followed by Basketball in eighth with 1 Million searches and Hockey in ninth with 1 million searches, Google Trends said.
The search engine said that in 2017, India’s population of people was about 27.2 billion people.