IPL 2018: Most Popular IPL Teams on Social Media

All IPL fans want to know which are the most popular IPL teams on social media? It is the fans who make the game and teams in the Indian Premier League are well aware of this fact. Keeping this in mind, teams have upped their social media game in an effort to garner more support and following among viewers around the world. Regular updates, competitions, asking fans to post selfies, interviews from the players and special quirky videos have all be adopted by teams which are regularly posted on their social media in an effort to give people more insight into the team and players. So which teams are ruling at this?

 

most popular ipl teams on social media

 

We bring to you the statistics to show which are the most popular IPL teams on social media

 

Kolkata Knightriders

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Boasting of the most loved owner has immensely helped Kolkata Knightriders garner up followers. With regular updates from Shahrukh Khan and player interviews, KKR are crowned the kings of social media.

  • Facebook- 16.5 million likes
  • Twitter-3.9 million followers
  • Instagram-0.65 million followers

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Mumbai Indians

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The richest owners of a franchisee, the Ambanis have spared no expense in ensuring that the Mumbai Indians have left a mark on social media. This has made them the most liked IPL team on Instagram.

  • Facebook- 13 million likes
  • Twitter-4 million followers
  • Instagram-1.7 million followers

Chennai Superkings

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The loyal following of CSK is testimony to their ever-increasing internet followers. Despite being out for 2 years, CSK have seen no decline in the social media game, being the most followed team on Twitter.

  • Facebook- 12.1 million likes
  • Twitter-4.33 million followers
  • Instagram-0.894 million followers

Royal Challengers Bangalore

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The likes of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli helped RCB take the fourth place on this list with a total following of 14.22 million.

  • Facebook- 9.3 million likes
  • Twitter-3.22 million followers
  • Instagram-1.7 million followers

Kings XI Punjab

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Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag and Preity Zinta make KXIP’s social media pages one of the most loved one with the best content. Despite being ranked 5th, their followers are doubling every week.

  • Facebook- 8.5 million likes
  • Twitter-1.85 million followers
  • Instagram-0.68 million followers

Sunrisers Hyderabad

sunrisers hyderabad ipl team

 

Regular updates, player interviews, team content and match news help SRH garner a good social media following at 8.31 million followers.

  • Facebook- 5.8million likes
  • Twitter-1.96 million followers
  • Instagram-0.554 million followers

Delhi Daredevils

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The capital side’s social media platforms are not faring much better than the team itself. Despite regular competitions and giveaways, the account’s administrators seem unaware of how to interact with people which has been a disappointment for their followers.

  • Facebook- 4.5 million likes
  • Twitter-1.26 million followers
  • Instagram-0.430 million followers

Rajasthan Royals

rajasthan royals ipl team

 

For a team making a comeback after two years, Rajasthan needed to review its social media which was more or less dormant for the last couple of years. They haven’t done to badly with a following of 5.4 million.

  • Facebook- 4.1 million likes
  • Twitter-1.03 million followers
  • Instagram-0.303 million followers

The above are the most popular IPL teams on social media as the stats show, but we all have our own favourite team. Don’t we?

 

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