IPL 2020: Most popular teams on social media
Which team is the most followed on social media when it comes to the IPL?
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7. Sunrisers Hyderabad: 10.2m followers
Sunrisers Hyderabad are one of the best-run franchises in the IPL. They don’t have the most glamorous players but they let their cricket do the talking. Hyderabad Deccan Chargers were a part of the original 8 teams in the 2008 IPL campaign. After winning the trophy in 2009, they underwent a few poor seasons, and change in ownership meant that Sunrisers Hyderabad would come to life in 2013. The primary home ground of the team is the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.
The Orange Army have been one of the most consistent sides in the last 5 seasons of the IPL and they have also won it in 2016. They have been known for their strong bowling line up which features the likes of Bhuvi and Rashid but they are also home to some of the top batsmen in world cricket like Warner and Williamson, who have been the winners of the orange cap in 4 out of the last 6 seasons among themselves.
They haven’t only been dark horses on the field, but in terms of social media as well with their Facebook page having 5.9 million likes. The official Twitter handle of the franchise is has attracted 2.3 million followers so far ever since they came into the fray of the IPL. The Instagram handle of Hyderabad has an overall 2 million followers on their account.
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