Top 5 most followed cricketers on Instagram – from Virat Kohli to Rohit Sharma

Top 5 most followed cricketers on Instagram
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Social media has become almost a necessity for celebrities and cricketers to stay connected with their fans.

Recently, Virat Kohli recorded another century.

Well, not on the pitch, but on Instagram as he became the first cricketer in the world to hit 100 million followers on the platform.

So, who are the top 5 cricketers to enjoy huge fan following on Instagram? Let’s have a look!

5. Hardik Pandya

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One of the most popular cricket players, Hardik Pandya never fails to impress with his unique fashion sense, iconic hairstyles and great personality.

His fans follow him to keep themselves updated about his everyday life.

He is the 5th most followed cricketer on Instagram with more than 19 million followers.

4. Rohit Sharma

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Also known as Hitman, Rohit Sharma is an aggressive batsman but with style and elegance.

He is usually an opening batsman in limited-overs cricket but has played most of his Test cricket as a middle-order batsman.

Also, Rohit Sharma has been one of the most successful players in the IPL as captain of the Mumbai Indians since 2013.

The Mumbai Indians have won the tournament five times under his leadership.

One of the most followed cricketers on Instagram, Rohit has more than 19.9 million followers.

3. Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

The ‘God of cricket’ is pretty active on Instagram and keeps posting his pictures and videos.

With his 30.7 million followers on Instagram, the master blaster is the third most followed cricketer.

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2. MS Dhoni

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most popular cricketers who captained the Indian team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.

Mahi is not very active on Instagram but still has a huge fan following.

With 34.5 million followers, Dhoni is the second most followed cricketer.

1. Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli is the most followed cricketer on Instagram with a fan base of 142 million and increasing.

A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world.

Being married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma may be one of the many reasons of his growing popularity.

Apart from sharing his light moments, he also does a lot of brand promotions on Instagram.

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