Virat Kohli tops list with 8.76m followers as Indian cricketers dominate Twitter
Cricket pundit Hrasha Bhogle finds himself in the top-ten.
New Delhi: When it comes to fan following, there is no match for Indian cricketers, even in Twitter.
Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli tops the list with 8.76 million followers, ahead of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. Surprisingly, Suresh Raina and Virender Sehwag had beaten limited overs skipper MS Dhoni in the third and fourth place.
Cash rich T20 league, Indian Premier League is at 6th, ahead of Yuvraj Singh and sport's world governing body, ICC.
Incredibly, cricket pundit Hrasha Bhogle finds himself in the top-ten. Pakistan's World Cup winning captain and politician Imran Khan completes the top-ten, beating super stars like AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle when comes to cricket personalities or organisations with highest numbers of followers.
Here is the top-10 list, as of December 12, 2015:
1. Virat Kohli (8,762,852), 2. Sachin Tendulkar (8,758,004), 3. Suresh Raina (5,150,946), 4. Virender Sehwag (4,852,389), 5. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (4,750,104), 6. Indian Premier League (3,930,853), 7. Yuvraj Singh (3,566,266), 8. International Cricket Council (3,372,243), 9. Harsha Bhogle (3,203,395), 10. Imran Khan (3,145,004)
Ab de Villiers (3,054,876) at 11th is ahead of Rohit Sharma (2,897,513) at 13th, Chris Gayle (2,710,729) at 15th.