Bangalore, Apr 23: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the most popular among the cricket crazy-netizens during the third season of Indian Premier League (IPL), Google's latest IPL Zeitgeist for 2010 showed.
The search engine giant on Thursday, Apr 22 released IPL Zeitgeist for 2010 giving an insight into the most searched teams and players during the third edition of IPL.
While Sachin Tendulkar heads the list of the most search player, Saurav Gangualy came in second. For the second consecutive year, Shane Warne reigned as the most popular international player.
Players who made their debut on the list include Adam Gilchrist, Ryan Harris and Praveen Kumar, who feature on seventh, eights and ninth spot respectively.
'Fake IPL player', MS Dhoni, and Virendra Sehwag were ousted from the list making way for the three new entrants.
In the Top 10 IPL teams, Deccan Chargers took over the top spot from 2009 leaders Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians came in second, followed by Chennai Super Kings on the latest list.
The third season of the cricket series was for the first time aired live online on YouTube. Google also released a list on the top IPL related search terms on Youtube. Super Over, followed by Chennai Super Kings and Match 22 held the top three places on the list.