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Meet 50 Most Famous Sports Personalities in India: The Gems of Indian Sports

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Sports have a universal appeal that captivates people worldwide, whether it’s cricket or football. Each person tends to have a sports ‘idol’ whom they avidly follow. Given the multitude of sporting events, these renowned sports figures inevitably find themselves in the spotlight. Presented below are the 50 most famous sports personalities in India.

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All-Time Biggest & Most Famous Sports Personalities in India

S.N Famous Athletes of India Sport
1 Virat Kohli Cricket
2 Sunil Gavaskar Cricket
3 Sania Mirza Lawn Tennis
4 PT Usha Athletics
5 Saina Nehwal Badminton
6 Mithali Raj Cricket
7 Milkha Singh Athletics
8 MS Dhoni Cricket
9 Sunil Chhetri Football
10 Kapil Dev Cricket
11 PV Sindhu Badminton
12 Dhyan Chand Hockey
13 Abhinav Bindra Shooting
14 Mary Kom Boxing
15 Sachin Tendulkar Cricket
16 Neeraj Chopra Athletics
17 Mirabai Chanu Weightlifting
18 Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics
19 Leander Paes Lawn Tennis
20 Viswanathan Anand Chess
21 Deepika Kumari Archery
22 Hima Das Athletics
23 Sushil Kumar Wrestling
24 CA Bhavani Devi Fencing
25 Pankaj Advani Billiards
26 Virendra Sehwag Cricket
27 Narain Karthikeyan Motor Sports
28 Baichung Bhutia Football
29 Rohit Sharma Cricket
30 Anju Bobby George Long Jump (Athletics)
31 Yuvraj Singh Cricket
32 Bhaichung Bhutia Football
33 Sakshi Malik Wrestling
34 Rohit Sharma Cricket
35 R Ashwin Cricket
36 Gautam Gambhir Cricket
37 Harman Preet Kaur Cricket
38 Zaheer khan Cricket
39 Rohan Bopanna Tennis
40 Dutee Chand Athletics
41 Lakshya Sen Badminton
42 Kidambi Srikant Badminton
43 Bajrang Punia Wrestling
44 Ravi Kumar Dhaiya Wrestling
45 Lovlina Borgohain Boxing
46 Manpreet Singh Hockey
47 R Praggnanandhaa Chess
48 Amit Pangal Boxing
49 Anup Kumar Kabaddi
50 Sharath Kamal Table Tennis

Famous Sports Personalities in India: Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian Cricket team and arguably the best batsman in the current era. Through his passion for cricket, flamboyance, style, as well as social initiatives, Virat Kohli has always stayed in the limelight. The Indian Captain reigned supreme throughout last season as he became the first player in history to win all the 3 major ICC Awards. Also, he was the captain of ICC’s both Test and ODI teams in the year 2019. He also remained in the number 1 spot in both ICC ODI and Test rankings for best batsmen. Also, he has scored over 12300 runs in the 262 ODIs at a strike rate of 92.84.

Apart from sports, he married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in December 2017, and the couple has gained some of the best endorsement deals of their career since then. At a very young age, he became one of the most successful & famous sports personalities in India.

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Raghav Heda
Raghav Heda
Raghav is a sports enthusiast and a content writer at Kreedon. Being a former state-level cricketer and Captain of the Basketball team at IIT Patna, he understands the problems faced by a student-athlete in India. He is also a die-hard NBA fan and has been following the league and American Sports Media for long. Comparing the Indian sports economy to American Sports' was something that motivated him to work for the development of Indian Sports.

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