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Who is the Most Famous Cricket Player?

Most Famous Cricket Player: In the world of cricket, several star players have emerged who have earned considerable fame at the international level. However, among them, some players are the most famous on the world stage, and their fan following surpasses everyone else’s.

Today, through this article, we are going to talk about such top 5 players of the cricket world who have carved out a unique identity worldwide on the strength of their game, and currently, their fan following is the highest compared to any other star.

Most Famous Cricket Player in world

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, often referred to as the “God of Cricket,” leads the way both in terms of his game and his fan base. When it comes to discussing their followers on social media, they are among the top followed cricketers in the world, and there’s hardly any need to tell you about his batting prowess.

Perhaps there’s hardly anyone in the world who, despite watching cricket, wouldn’t know Sachin. Sachin Tendulkar, who holds the record for scoring 100 international centuries, also won the ICC Cricketer of the Year award in 2010. Along with this, Sachin has been honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, for his contribution to Indian cricket for 26 years.

Sachin Tendulkar Instagram – 48M
Sachin Tendulkar Twitter – 39.8M

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MS Dhoni

In the list of the Most Famous Cricket Players in the world, the name of former captain of the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, comes second, who has earned quite a reputation as both a captain and wicketkeeper worldwide. MS Dhoni is the captain who once led India to victory in three major ICC tournaments on the world stage.

Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India raised its flag on the world stage by winning the ICC T20 World Cup 2007, ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Famous for his calm demeanor, MS Dhoni has also won the ICC Cricketer of the Year award consecutively in 2008 and 2009.

MS Dhoni Instagram – 47.1M
MS Dhoni Twitter – 8.6M

Virat Kohli

In the list of the Most Famous Cricket Players in the world, the name of another player from the Indian cricket team holds the third position, and it’s none other than the former captain of Team India, Virat Kohli, who is currently the world’s best batsman in cricket. Whenever the discussion about the best batsmen in cricket arises, Virat’s name is always included, and it’s because of his batting that he has been hailed as the king.

King Kohli has earned quite a reputation as a batsman in the world of cricket, and as a Test captain, he has his own unique identity. In terms of fan following, he surpasses many cricket stars, film stars, and several footballers.

Virat Kohli Instagram – 267M
Virat Kohli Twitter – 61.8M

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle ranks fourth in the list of the Most Famous Cricket Players in the world. The former stalwart of the West Indies cricket team, opening batsman Chris Gayle, has earned quite a reputation at the international level, and perhaps there’s hardly any batsman in world cricket more dangerous than him. He has recorded two triple centuries in Tests along with a double century in One Day Internationals (ODIs).

Not only that, but he also holds the record for playing the biggest innings in T20 cricket, which he achieved by scoring 175 runs off 66 balls. Chris Gayle is a three-format player and has scored significant runs at the international level in all these formats. However, when it comes to T20 cricket, no player in the world can match him.

Chris Gayle Instagram – 5.4M
Chris Gayle Twitter – 4.9M

Shahid Afridi

The name of the former Pakistani cricket team’s all-rounder Shahid Afridi is also included in the list of the Most Famous Cricket Player in the World. Shahid Afridi has made Pakistan a champion in numerous matches with his bowling and batting and has earned considerable fame.

He is not only counted among the great cricket players of Pakistan but also occasionally features in the list of great cricket players of all time, and his fan following is not limited to Pakistan alone but extends to almost every corner of the world. Nowadays, many Pakistani youth consider him as their idol and are playing cricket only after seeing him

Shahid Afridi Instagram – 4.5M
Shahid Afridi Twitter – 1.7M

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