T20 World Cup 2022: Players selected in India squad and their social media followers

All the players named in India's squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup enjoy a huge fanbase across social media platforms.

Rohit Sharma in T20I jersey
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Twitter)
Kshitij Kumar

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Cricket in India is not a game but a religion. Cricketers in the country are loved, respected, and admired to a great extent. Thousands of people turn up to watch the matches in stadiums and millions across the country watch it on television.

In a cricket-crazy nation like India, players are always in the spotlight and enjoy a huge fanbase. With T20 World Cup 2022 around the corner, India have been in focus like never before. Let us look at the players selected in India's squad for the tournament and their social media followers.

Note: The social media numbers are a subject to change. We have included the latest numbers at the time of writing the article.

1. Rohit Sharma (C) | 65.8 Million Followers

Rohit Sharma is India’s batting mainstay at the top of the order. The 35-year-old is the highest run-getter in T20I cricket at the moment with 3620 runs in 136 matches. The star opening batter is entrusted to provide his team with brisk starts.

Rohit is one of the finest captains in the white-ball format. The veteran batter has led his IPL-franchise Mumbai Indians to five titles and the India skipper’s leadership will be put to a test as the Men in Blue look to become World T20 champions for the second time.

Rohit is loved and adored by fans all across the globe and it reflects in the insane number of followers he has on social media. Rohit has 20.9 million followers on Twitter and 24.9 million followers on Instagram. When it comes to Facebook, the elegant batter has a fanbase of 20 million people. 

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