IPL 2023: All 10 Teams Captain And Their Social Media Followers

Updated: 20 April 2023

IPL 2023 Captains List
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IPL 2023: All 10 Teams Captain And Their Social Media Followers. The IPL is back for its 16th season, which began on March 31, 2023, with an opening ceremony followed by the first match. This year’s IPL will include ten teams, like it did the previous year, and 74 matches will be played in 12 different venues, followed by playoffs.

The defending champion Gujarat Titans (GT) beat the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 5 wickets in the opening match of IPL 2023. CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 92 runs for Chennai Super Kings but fell short of the winning target.

IPL is more than just a cricket battle. Social media nowadays has sparked a new battle for followers. The Mumbai Indians are not just the five-time IPL champions; they also have the largest social media following of any team. To boost their popularity and brand value, all of the teams are always working to grow their social media followings.

Fans not only support their teams but also the captains of those teams. It has been observed that social media frequently fills the communication gap between fans and their favorite athletes. The opportunity for fans to experience the moment with their favorite players was not missed.

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IPL 2023: All 10 Teams Captains And Their Social Media Followers

Rohit Sharma(MI)

Rohit Sharma is the captain of the Mumbai Indians and has a sizable social media following. Rohit is the team’s most successful captain, having won the championship five times.

Twitter Follower: 21.7 Million

Instagram: 27.7 Million

Facebook: 20 Million

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Faf du Plessis (RCB)

South African cricketer Faf du Plessis has a tremendous batting stroke. He was a part of several championship campaigns for CSK in the past, but he was traded to RCB and given the captaincy last year when Virat Kohli stepped down.

Twitter Follower: 2 Million

Instagram: 3 Million

Facebook: 50k

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (CSK)

MS Dhoni is regarded as one of the best captains in the world, with a cult following that spans the globe. He is the only captain in history to have won all three ICC trophies, as well as four IPL titles. Dhoni is not very active on social media though his no of social media followers is huge.

Twitter Follower: 8.5 Million

Instagram: 41 Million

Facebook: 27 Million

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KL Rahul (LSG)

KL Rahul’s aggressive batting style and attractive appearance are two of the reasons he is one of the most successful Indian young players. He will serve as captain for the second season to LSG. Even though he is going through a rough patch, his online fans won’t let him down.

Twitter Follower: 7.9 Million

Instagram: 13.8 Million

Facebook: 10 Million

David Warner (DC)

This year, DC will be led by David Warner, who formerly captained SRH. He is one of India’s favourite foreign cricketers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Warner’s social media following significantly rose as a result of the short movies he had started making with his daughters and occasionally his wife.

Twitter Follower: 2.7 Million

Instagram: 9.6 Million

Facebook: 7.5 Million

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Sanju Samson (RR)

Sanju Samson is an excellent wicketkeeper batsman with great batting and stumping technique. At the age of 17, he made his first-class debut for Kerala against Vidarbha. In Kerala, he has the largest fan base.

Twitter Follower: 925k

Instagram: 3.3 Million

Facebook: 3 Million

Shikhar Dhawan (PKBS)

Shikhar Dhawan is an outstanding Indian opener with an impressive ICC events record. He is a former SRH captain and one of the top IPL scorer batsmen. His fan base is built not only on his cricket ability but also on his ability to entertain people through his Instagram reels.

Twitter Follower: 6.9 Million

Instagram: 13.2 Million

Facebook: 17 Million

Aiden Markram (SRH)

Aiden Markram is the first captain from South Africa to triumph at a U-19 World Cup, albeit in age-group competition. In addition to being the top run-scorer and third overall for South Africa’s Under-19 team in 2014, he also served as their captain. This year, he was named the captain of SRH.

Twitter Follower: 17.2k

Instagram: 183k

Facebook: 200k

Hardik Pandya (GT)

Hardik Pandya is regarded as one of the world’s coolest all-rounders. Last year, he led the Gujarat Titans to victory in their inaugural season. His popularity has grown as a result of his fashion sense.

Twitter Follower: 8.9 Million

Instagram: 25.2 Million

Facebook: 12 million

Nitish Rana (KKR)

Twitter- 232.4k

Instagram- 933k