Virat Kohli has surpassed 50 million Twitter followers, making him the first cricketer to do so.
Virat Kohli has surpassed 50 million Twitter followers, making him the first cricketer to do so. Even though he gets criticized, India’s favorite cricketer, Virat Kohli, still rules social media. Kohli has surpassed all other cricketers to amass 50 million followers on Twitter, the famous social media networking platform. Thanks to the advent of social media, fans can now easily keep up with their favorite stars wherever they may be found. Now, we can actually talk to our famous people on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other websites. It’s no exaggeration to say that cricket players are ruling the concept of social media.
Let’s look at the five most popular Indian cricket players on social media.
#1 Virat Kohli
The 33-year-old is the cricket player with the most followers in the world and the third most famous athlete on Instagram, after Cristiano Ronaldo (476 million followers) and Lionel Messi (356 million followers). More than 49 million people follow King Kohli on Facebook, giving him hundreds of million followers on social media. His net worth is an incredible $237.7 million, more than any other Bollywood actor.
#2 Sachin Tendulkar
People think of him as the “God of Cricket.” No one can match the respect this player has earned throughout his career. This is because of how calm he is and how well he plays cricket. He is well-known not just in India but all over the world as a sports player. About 31.5 million people follow “Master blaster” on Instagram, 35.9 million people follow him on Twitter, and about 37 million people follow him on Facebook. So, he is second on the list of popular cricket players on social media.
#3 Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is currently the skipper of the Indian national cricket team. On Instagram, 19.3 million people follow him, and 20 million follow him on Facebook. Hitman is number 3 on this list, with a fan following that we cannot quantify in numbers on social media.
#4 Hardik Pandya
The Indian cricketer with the most fashionable vibe is known for living a modern and dapper life. Hardik has a lot of fans on social media. Also, he has 19.3 million followers on Instagram and 7 million followers on Twitter. Moreover, Hardik has about 10 million fans on Facebook, for a total of 36.3 million fans. Moreover, because of how aggressive he plays, he has a lot of fans, especially among young people. His contribution to Indian cricket in recent times will likely make him an inspiration among young cricket aspirants.
#5 Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh, a well-known person in Indian cricket, has 11.8 million Instagram followers, 5.4 million Twitter followers, and 10.8 million Facebook followers. Hence, there are 28 million people who follow him on all of these social media sites. Also, India won the 2011 ICC World Cup. And Yuvraj was anointed the Man of the Tournament. He is no longer on the Indian cricket team. But, the nation will never forget his six sixes against Stuart Broad in the 2007 T20 World Cup.