Top Cricket Legends on Social Media

Ranked based on the number of followers on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter as of 21-Jan-22

Includes ex-cricketers who have represented their countries in at least 100 International matches.

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The table below presents the list of top-50 cricket legends players on social media who are either playing for their national teams or are playing in one of the top T20 leagues. The ranking is updated every month, and you can visit the detailed profile of each player by clicking on their names in this list. We also compile a ranking of active men cricketers and current women cricketers.

Rank (Current)Rank (Previous)PlayerCountryInternational CareerFollowers
(21-Jan-22)
ChangeInstagram FollowersTwitter FollowersFacebook FollowersYouTube Followers
11Sachin TendulkarIndiaNov 1989 - Nov 2013107,316,3270.41%
32,792,668
36,749,659
37,000,000
774,000
22Virender Sehwag
India
Apr 1999 - Mar 2013
46,407,0920.11%
6,768,471
22,638,621
17,000,000
-
33AB de VilliersSouth AfricaDec 2004 - Mar 201837,968,1020.71%
16,635,927
8,332,175
13,000,000
-
44Yuvraj Singh
India
Oct 2000 - Jun 2017
37,522,6010.64%
12,852,811
5,669,790
19,000,000
-
5Harbhajan Singh
IndiaApr 1998 - Mar 2016
26,435,748- 4,547,848
11,660,900
10,000,000
227,000
65Gautam Gambhir
IndiaApr 2003 - Nov 201621,904,5210.31%
3,009,511
12,230,258
6,664,752
-
76Irfan Pathan
India
Dec 2003 - Oct 201215,953,8140.58%
2,662,843
5,790,971
7,500,000
-
87Shoaib Akhtar
PakistanDec 1997 - Mar 201112,023,5801.26%
1,049,456
4,604,124
3,300,000
3,070,000
98Sourav Ganguly
India
Jan 1992 - Nov 200810,869,2300.27%
2,627,005
6,142,225
2,100,000
-
109Wasim Akram
Pakistan
Nov 1984 - Mar 200310,224,1460.35%
530,916
5,693,230
4,000,000
-
1110Kevin Pietersen
England
Nov 2004 - Jan 20149,987,5080.12%
2,142,591
3,844,917
4,000,000
-
1211Brett LeeAustraliaDec 1999 - Dec 2008
9,773,4900.02%
1,690,963
2,548,627
5,500,000
33,900
13Dwayne Bravo
West Indies
Apr 2004 - Nov 2021
9,178,840- 4,351,582
1,152,258
3,000,000
675,000
1412Saeed Ajmal
Pakistan
Jul 2008 - Apr 20158,587,4060.13%
297,952
2,289,454
6,000,000
-
1513Anil Kumble
India
Apr 1990 - Nov 2008
8,564,2980.19%
973,774
4,590,524
3,000,000
-
1614Shane Watson
Australia
Mar 2002 - Mar 20167,329,927-0.17%
1,861,557
1,268,370
4,200,000
-
1715Zaheer Khan
India
Oct 2000 - Feb 2014
7,271,432-0.05%
1,265,810
6,005,622
--
18Mohammad Hafeez
Pakistan
Apr 2003 - Nov 2021
6,546,735- 620,089
3,426,646
2,500,000
-
1916Shane Warne
Australia
Jan 1992 - Jan 2007
6,440,2850.21%
1,254,442
3,685,843
1,500,000
-
2017Michael Clarke
Australia
Jan 2003 - Aug 2015
5,393,459-0.07%
856,008
2,137,451
2,400,000
-
2118Mohammad Kaif
India
Mar 2000 - Nov 20064,476,7680.28%
999,154
1,477,614
2,000,000
-
2219Brendon McCullum
New Zealand
Jan 2002 - Feb 2016
3,752,020-0.04%
876,664
475,356
2,400,000
-
2320Ravi Shastri
India
Feb 1981 - Dec 1992
3,590,8901.67%
1,074,065
1,605,825
911,000
-
2421Daren Sammy
West Indies
Jul 2004 - Sep 2017
3,356,5910.05%
851,600
1,938,991
566,000
-
2522Sanjay Manjrekar
India
Nov 1987 - Nov 19963,326,0790.02%
39,661
3,286,418
--
2623Andrew Flintoff
England
Jul 1998 - Aug 2009
3,036,743-0.05%
986,750
1,963,993
86,000
-
2724Navjot Singh Sidhu
India
Nov 1983 - Jan 1999
2,883,7200.81%
163,005
1,014,715
1,600,000
106,000
2825JP Duminy
South Africa
Aug 2004 - Jul 2019
2,830,895-0.18%
653,769
1,400,126
777,000
-
2926Ricky Ponting
Australia
Feb 1995 - Nov 2012
2,722,4860.29%
396,196
226,290
2,100,000
-
3027Graeme smith
South Africa
Mar 2002 - Mar 2014
2,711,8790.09%
240,804
1,471,075
1,000,000
-
3128Michael Vaughan
England
Nov 1999 - Aug 2008
2,402,8700.44%
306,649
1,462,221
634,000
-
3229Umar Akmal
Pakistan
Aug 2009 - Oct 2019
2,217,1040.38%
245,273
1,971,831
--
3330Brian Lara
West Indies
Dec 1990 - Apr 2007
2,176,4110.20%
609,990
743,421
823,000
-
3431Matthew Hayden
Australia
May 1993 - Jan 2009
2,146,6600.24%
164,943
581,717
1,400,000
-
3533Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
Jul 2000 - Aug 2015
1,889,4300.17%
318,581
1,570,849
--
3632Glenn McGrath
Australia
Nov 1993 - Apr 2007
1,888,6940.05%
158,296
811,398
919,000
-
3734Mahela Jayawardene
Sri Lanka
Aug 1997 - Mar 2015
1,552,5710.28%
303,621
1,248,950
--
3835Hashim Amla
South Africa
Dec 2004 - Jun 2019
1,460,1860.23%
138,578
1,321,608
--
3936Jacques Kallis
South Africa
Dec 1995 - Jul 2014
1,453,2090.27%
73,333
1,268,876
111,000
-
4037Morné Morkel
South Africa
Dec 2006 - Mar 2018
1,376,8100.15%
206,571
1,170,239
--
4138Steven Finn
England
Mar 2010 - May 2017
1,255,494-0.08%
115,514
428,980
711,000
-
4239Paul Collingwood
England
Jun 2001 - Sep 2017
1,251,1830.00%
88,149
163,034
1,000,000
-
4340Albie Morkel
South Africa
Feb 2004 - Oct 2015
1,249,688-0.10%
105,929
1,143,759
--
4441Umar Gul
Pakistan
Apr 2003 - Sep 2016
1,199,3420.42%
130,773
1,068,569
--
4542Graeme Swann
England
Jan 2000 - Dec 2013
1,068,693-0.11%
31,146
926,547
111,000
-
4643Brad Hogg
Australia
Oct 1996 - Mar 2014
855,8000.24%
49,950
357,850
321,000
127,000
4745Kapil Dev
India
Oct 1978 - Oct 1994
840,1359.79%
249,548
577,737
12,850
-
4844Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
Oct 1996- May 2010
782,3430.97%
124,934
657,409
--
4946Mark Boucher
South Africa
Oct 1997 - Mar 2012
738,663-0.09%
- 738,663
--
5047Steve Waugh
Australia
Dec 1985 - Jan 2004
734,432-0.09%
123,432
- 611,000
-
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Cricket Legends who have been adding maximum fans in the past months

Month Ending 21-Jan-2022
RankTeamFans Added/ Lost
1Sachin Tendulkar435,690
2AB de Villiers269,062
3Yuvraj Singh237,896
4Shoaib Akhtar149,466
5Irfan Pathan91,645
6Kapil Dev
74,914
7Gautam Gambhir66,928
8Ravi Shastri
58,822
9Virender Sehwag50,088
10Wasim Akram
35,696
Month Ending 22-Dec-2021
RankTeamFans Added/ LostGrowth
1Sachin Tendulkar422,9200.40%
2Yuvraj Singh283,144
0.77%
3AB de Villiers235,6670.63%
4Gautam Gambhir178,2430.82%
5Shoaib Akhtar110,2380.94%
6Irfan Pathan85,759
0.54%
7Virender Sehwag72,170
0.16%
8Sourav Ganguly72,018
0.67%
9Wasim Akram47,3330.47%
10Mohammad Kaif20,0100.45%

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