With 13.5 followers, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper is the undisputed king of Instagram in the newly released list. While former Rising Pune Supergiant captain Dhoni is second on the list with 5.1 followers.
Ab De Villiers, Yuvraj Singh and Rohit Sharma fill the other three spots in the list of top-5 most followed cricketers on Instagram. According to Instagram, there are more than 165 players who are active on the social media platform and it is currently being ruled by the Indian cricketers.
Not just this, 120 million people had 500 million interactions on Instagram during IPL-10 which started on April 5 and finished with Mumbai Indians winning the title on May 21. Mumbai were also the most mentioned team with Pune coming a close second.
While the he most talked about posts were -
'Virat Kolhi’s sharing his recovery journey and announcement of his return post injury'
'Chris Gayle's unforgettable welcome to Rajkot'
'Jos Buttler's victory celebration from Spain'
IPL teams and players also used Instagram stories and live to give a different perspective to their their most passionate fans during the course of the tournament.
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First Published: May 26, 2017, 3:39 PM IST