Here is the list of the most followed cricketers on Instagram. As of May 2023, Virat Kohli has the most follower on Instagram and is currently the most-followed cricketer on Instagram worldwide. This shows how popular he is in India and the world.
List of the top 10 most followed cricketers on Instagram:
This list includes worldwide players who are still actively playing cricket and those who have already retired from the game.
|Followers (In Million)
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni
|AB de Villiers
10 most followed cricketers on Instagram:
At present King Kohli is the most followed cricketer on Instagram. He currently has 249 million followers on his Instagram account. It comes as no surprise that Virat Kohli is the most followed cricketer on Instagram. The former Indian captain has been one of the most popular and best players in cricket for the past decade.
He is also the third most popular athlete in the world on Instagram. In terms of charging per Instagram post, Kohli is currently the top celebrity in India. According to some reports, Virat Kohli charges around Rs 9 crore for a sponsored post on Instagram.
India’s most popular and successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is in second place on this list. He is still the only captain in cricket history to have won three ICC trophies namely, ICC World Cup, Champions Trophy and ICC T20 World Cup.
He is known as “captain cool” in the cricket world. He recently retired from international cricket, but he is still actively participating in the IPL. Currently, he has 42.3 million followers on Instagram. He is far behind Virat Kohli, but 42.3 million followers is a significant amount.
Currently, the third most followed cricketer on Instagram is God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar with over 40.3 million followers. He has played 200 Tests and 463 ODI matches in the entire international cricket career and is the owner of 100 centuries in the entire format.
He is also the highest run scorer of all time in both ODI and Test cricket with over 18,000 and 15,000 runs respectively. He also holds the record for most man-of-the-match awards in international cricket. In the world of cricket, he is known by various names like “God of Cricket”, “Little Master” and “Master Blaster”.
India’s current all-format captain Rohit Sharma is the fourth most followed cricketer on Instagram. Currently, she has 28.3 million followers on Instagram. Rohit is the only player to score three double centuries in ODIs and also holds the record for most runs in an ODI match with 264 runs.
Indian allrounder Hardik Pandya is the fifth-most followed cricketer on Instagram. Pandya currently has 23.9 million followers on the popular social media platform ‘Instagram’. He led Gujarat Titans to their first win in IPL 2022.
He was dropped out of the Indian team due to injuries and being out of form for quite some time in his life, but he came back to the international team again after an amazing performance in the 2022 Indian Premier League.
Suresh Raina is one of the best T20 batsmen in India. Suresh Raina is the first Indian batsman to have a century in all three international formats. He played consistently for many years under the captaincy of Dhani for the IPL team Chennai Super Kings.
However, Suresh Raina is another most followed cricketer on Instagram. Raina has 23.7 million followers on Instagram and is in the 6th position in our list of the top 10 most followed cricketers on Instagram.
AB de Villiers:
Abraham Benjamin De Villiers is the only non-Indian on our list. Currently, he has about 21.8 million followers on Instagram and is ranked number 7 on the list.
He is known as “Mr. 360” in the cricket world. He is equally popular in India apart from his country South Africa. However, he is undoubtedly the most complete batsman of his generation.
The former Indian international all-rounder who has played for India in all formats of cricket is another most followed cricketers on Instagram. Yuvraj Singh currently has 17.4 million followers on Instagram.
He is known for his aggressive cricket. He is better known in cricket as he was the man who hit Stuart Broad for six sixes in one over in the 2007 World Cup in South Africa.
Kannur Lokesh Rahul (KL Rahul) is the ninth most followed cricketer on Instagram. Rahul has more than 14 million followers on Instagram. KL Rahul is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on his One Day International debut and the third Indian cricketer to score centuries in all three international formats.
Currently, he is the captain of the Lucknow Super Giants IPL team. Under his leadership, Lucknow Super Giants reached the playoffs on their first IPL debut.
Indian opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the tenth most followed cricketer on Instagram. Currently, he has more than 13.6 million followers on Instagram. Also currently he is playing for the IPL team Punjab Super Kings.