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Why is Google search showing Rashid Khan’s wife as Anushka Sharma?

Rashid Khan, the ace Afghanistan legspinner who plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2020, could avoid a Google search for the next couple of days. The reason – A bizarre algorithm bug has out the spotlight on Rashid Khan’s personal life. When one searches Rashid Khan’s wife in google search, it shows Anushka Sharma as his wife. Anushka Sharma, the famous Bollywood star is the wife of India cricket team and Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli.
When one does a Google search on Rashid Khan and his wife, the search bar shows her name, followed by a short bio of Rashid Khan’s achievements and the teams he has played for. In the section wife/spouse, it shows Anushka Sharma.
Why is Google search throwing up such a bizarre result? Well, the reason seems to be from an interaction in 2018 when he chatted with his fans on Instagram. In that session, one of the questions asked by fans was who was his favorite Bollywood actresses? To this, he replied Anushka Sharma and Priety Zinta.
That threw the entire google trends into frenzy and ever since that day, Google has apparently thrown up Rashid Khan’s wife as Anushka Sharma in the search bar.
The 22-year-old Afghanistan spinner is considered one of the best players to have come out of Afghanistan. However, in an interaction a couple of months ago, Rashid Khan has decided that he will not marry for one prime reason. His mission is to help Afghanistan win the World Cup for the first time and only after that, he might think about marriage.
In a chat with Azadi Radio, Rashid Khan said, “I will get engaged & married once Afghanistan win the cricket world.” That resulted in plenty of hilarious responses on Twitter, with many praising the decision of Rashid Khan.
Afghanistan has failed to cross the league stage barrier in 2015 and 2019 World Cup. Out of their 15 50-over World Cup matches, Afghanistan have been able to win only one and that too against Scotland by one wicket in the 2015 World Cup clash in Dunedin. Rashid Khan took six wickets in nine games in the 2019 World Cup as they failed to win a single game although they were in a winning position in games against India and Pakistan.
They have a better record in T20 World Cups as they have registered 5 wins out of their 14 matches till date. Rashid Khan was the second-highest wicket taker in the 2016 T20 World Cup by taking 11 wickets with an economy of 6.53. Read from source….