Which IPL team has most fans in 2021

Which IPL team has the most fan in 2021

The Mumbai Indians team has the highest number of fans in the IPL in 2021, which is 27 million, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

 

1. Mumbai Indians (27.4M Fans)

Which IPL team has most fans

Mumbai Indians is the most successful team of IPL. This team has won the IPL trophy five times. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has contributed a lot. The owner of this team is Mukesh Ambani and his wife, Anita Ambani. Mumbai Indians have the most fans on social media in the year 2021. The number of MI fans is 27.4 Million.

Twitter 6.6 Million
Instagram  7.8 Million
Facebook 13 Million
Total 27.4 Million

 

2. Chennai Super King (26.9 Million)

Chennai Super kings

After Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings is the most successful team of IPL. Mahendra Singh Dhoni captains Chennai Super Kings. This team has reached the playoffs ten times and played the final eight times, but the CSK team has won the IPL trophy only three times in 2010, 2011, and 2018.  

Captain Dhoni and Suresh Raina have contributed a lot to the success of this team. The number of fans of Chennai Super Kings is more than 26 million on social media. However, Chennai has the most fans apart from social media.

Twitter  7.1 Million
Instagram  7.8 Million 
Facebook  12 Million
Total 26.9 Million

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3. Kolkata Knight Riders (23.1 Million)

Kolkata Knight riders

The Kolkata Knight Rider is the most successful team in IPL after Chennai Super Kings. The owner of this team is Shahrukh Khan. KKR has won the IPL trophy two times by defeating Chennai in 2012 and defeating Punjab in 2014. Captain Gautam Gambhir has played an essential role in Kolkata Knight Riders becoming champion twice. KKR is at number three in most fans on social media; this team has more than 23 million followers.

Twitter  4.5 Million
Instagram  2.6 Million 
Facebook 16 Million
Total 23.1 Million

 

4. Royal challengers Bangalore (21 Million)

Royal Challengers Bangalore

RCB is the most unlucky team in the history of IPL. Many famous players like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shane Watson, and Chris Gayle failed to make this team the champions. In the year 2021, IPL was stopped due to coronavirus in which RCB was performing very well, and there were chances that they will win the trophy, although RCB has played the final three times and lost all three times, first to Deccan Chargers in 2009, then to Chennai Super Kings. in 2011, and then Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2016

Everyone loves to watch batting, and RCB’s batting lineup is the most powerful compared to other IPL teams. This team includes great batsmen like Captain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Aaron Finch, and Glenn Maxwell. Due to which RCB is the fourth team in the IPL, which has the highest number of fans on social media, with more than 21 million fans. And the most important reason for having so many fans is RCB captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.

Twitter  4.8 Million
Instagram  6.8 Million
Facebook  9.4 Million
Total  21 Million

 

5. Punjab kings (13.2 Million)

Punjab Kings

The old name of Punjab Kings was Kings XI Punjab, and many times this team presented its claim in the playoff matches but could not do anything special. In the year 2014, Punjab lost the final game to Kolkata Knight Riders. Bollywood actress Preity Zinta owns the Punjab team, and this is one reason why Punjab ranks fifth in the list of having the most fans. It has more than 13 million fans on social media.

However, in 2021, Punjab has many strong batsmen such as captain KL Rahul, Universe Bose Chris Gayle, and Mayank Agarwal. People like to watch Chris Gayle. Because he is the best batsman in the T20 format globally, he was not out in T20 by scoring 178 runs which is still the record.

Twitter  2.5 Million
Instagram  2.3 Million
Facebook  8.4 Million
Total  13.2 Million

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6. Delhi capitals (11.8 Million)

Delhi Capitals

The old name of Delhi Capitals was Delhi Daredevils. The name of the captain of this team is Shreyas Iyer. The Delhi team represents the capital of India, and Ricky Ponting is the coach of DC, JSW Group, and GMR Group owns Delhi Capitals. This team includes the youngest batsmen, due to which this team reached the final match in 2020 but did not become the champion and lost the last game.

Delhi Capitals has many great batsmen like Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, and good bowlers like Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, and Ashwin. Due to this, Delhi is a balanced team. In most fans in 2021, Delhi is at 6th position, having 11 million fans on its social media accounts.

Twitter  1.9 Million
Instagram  2.6 Million
Facebook  7.3 Million
Total  11.8 Million

 

7. SunRisers Hyderabad (11 Million)

SunRisers Hyderabad

The Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL is like New Zealand in international cricket; the team performs very well. Still, not many people talk about this team. Hyderabad has the best bowling lineup in IPL, including bowlers like Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar. And the batting lineup includes world-class batsmen like David Warner and Kane Williamson.

Kalanithi Maran of the SUN Group owns Sunrisers Hyderabad. SRH team won the IPL trophy once in 2016 by defeating RCB, in which David Warner contributed the most. Apart from this, David Warner and Kane Williamson have millions of fans in India. SRH has in Seventh place in the list of having most fans.

Twitter  2.7 Million
Instagram  2.4 Million 
Facebook  5.9 Million
Total  11 Million

 

8. Rajasthan Royals (8.1 Million)

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won the trophy in the very first season of IPL, which started in 2008. However, since then, this team has not won the award. Like SRH, people do not discuss much Rajasthan Royals even though Rajsthan royals includes one of the best all-rounder, Ben Stokes. Dangerous openers like Josh Butler.

Manoj Badale and Lachlan Murdoch own the Rajasthan Royals team. This team is captained by Sanju Samson, Coach Shane Warne, and Andrew McDonnell. However, RR has the least number of fans in IPL, with around 8 million. In contrast, KKR has approximately 16 million fans only on Facebook.

Twitter  1.7 Million
Instagram  1.8 Million 
Facebook 4.6 Million
Total  8.1 Million

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Conclusion

In this article, you came to know which IPL team has the most fans in 2021, whose answer is Mumbai Indians. In this article, we have estimated the fan following of IPL teams by looking at their followers on social media. The data mentioned in this article is as of July 24, 2021. According to us, Chennai Super Kings has the most fan following even though people on social media do not follow Chennai as much as MI. However still, CSK is not far behind Mumbai Indians.

 

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