Top Five Most Followed IPL Team: CSK Tops, RCB Becomes The 2nd, Check List Here 

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is having a dream year so far, as everything they can expect is happening well. It was a dream for RCBians that came true last night, as RCB achieved a historic milestone by clinching their maiden title defeating Delhi Capitals in the Women’s Premier League 2024. 

The WPL 2024 final match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium witnessed a display of exceptional cricketing prowess by Smriti Mandhana and her team, as they secured victory with an impressive 8-wicket margin in a low-scoring encounter.

This is not a single thing to celebrate in RCB camp, as they also achieved another milestone in terms of social media engagement, they emerged as the second most followed Indian Premier League (IPL) team on Instagram.

This achievement underscores the team’s immense popularity and the strong bond it has forged with fans across the globe.

As of the latest data, RCB boasts an impressive 12.7 million followers on Instagram. Check the list of the top five most followed IPL teams on Instagram.

Top five most followed IPL team

RankTeamInstagram HandleFollowers (Millions)
1Chennai Super Kings@chennaiipl14.1
2Royal Challengers Bangalore@royalchallengersbangalore12.7
3Mumbai Indians@mumbaiindians12.6
4Kolkata Knight Riders@kkriders4.5
5Delhi Capitals@delhicapitals3.7

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – 14.1 Million Followers

CSK official Instagram ID: chennaiipl

CSK, led by the iconic MS Dhoni is the most-followed IPL team on Instagram. The team’s success on the field, with multiple IPL titles to its name, has played a significant role in its popularity.

CSK’s social media presence is bolstered by its loyal fan base, known as the “Yellow Army,” who passionately support the team through thick and thin.

The team’s engaging content, including behind-the-scenes glimpses and player interactions, has helped cultivate a strong bond with fans, both in India and abroad.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – 12.7 Million Followers

RCB official Instagram ID: royalchallengersbangalore

Despite not yet winning an IPL title, RCB has a massive following on Instagram, thanks in part to its dynamic performances and star-studded roster.

Virat Kohli, the team’s captain and one of the most popular cricketers in the world, has played a significant role in RCB’s social media success.

RCB’s engaging content, which includes match highlights, player interviews, and fan interactions, has helped create a vibrant online community of RCB supporters.

Mumbai Indians (MI) – 12.6 Million Followers

MI official Instagram ID: mumbaiindians

MI, the most successful team in IPL history with multiple title wins, enjoys a massive following on Instagram.

The team’s association with cricketing superstars like Rohit Sharma, and Sachin Tendulkar, and young sensations like Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav has contributed to its popularity.

MI’s engaging social media strategy, which includes interactive posts and fan contests, has helped it maintain a strong connection with its audience.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – 4.5 Million Followers

KKR official Instagram ID: kkriders

Co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, KKR is known for its glamorous appeal and passionate fan base.

The team’s on-field success, including multiple IPL titles, has helped it build a strong following on Instagram.

KKR’s social media presence is characterized by its innovative content, including videos featuring players and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the team’s activities.

Delhi Capitals (DC) – 3.7 Million Followers

DC official Instagram ID: delhicapitals

While Delhi Capitals may not have the largest following on Instagram, the team has a dedicated fan base that has grown steadily over the years.

The team’s focus on young talent and its competitive performances have helped it attract a loyal following. Rishabh Pant has also returned to lead the DC squad in IPL 2024.

DC’s social media strategy includes engaging content that highlights the team’s journey and showcases the personalities of its players.