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| On Dec 15, 2021 6:44 PM IST

Which IPL team has most fans in 2021?

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Which IPL team has most fans in 2021? The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was a unique season in itself. The marquee tournament took place in two phases as it was marred by COVID-19.

Which IPL team has most fans in 2021

One thing always remain constant, and that’s the support of fans for their beloved IPL team. Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings clashed in the summit clash and it saw the MS Dhoni-led side clinching the title for the fourth time.

Here are the IPL teams with the most fans in 2021

1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

The winners of the IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have the most fans in 2021. The MS Dhoni-led side after having a forgettable season last year dominated this year’s IPL and clinched their fourth IPL Trophy. They have 13M followers on Facebook along with 7.8M and 9M followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

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Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 13  Million
Twitter 7.8 Million
Instagram 9 Million
Total 29.8 Million

2. Mumbai Indians (MI)

The most successful team in the history of IPL, Mumbai Indians, is the team with the second-most fans in the year 2021. Though the five-time champions failed to get going this season, they surely have one of the strong bases in the tournament. They are second on the list of teams with the most fans in 2021 with 13M followers on Facebook, 7M on Twitter and 8.2M on Instagram.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 13 Million
Twitter 7 Million
Instagram 8.2 Million
Total 28.2 Million

3. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The runner ups of the IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have the third most fans in 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led side after having a forgettable first phase of the tournament staged a massive comeback to reach the finals of the cash-rich league. They have 16M followers on Facebook, 4.6M on Twitter and 2.8M on Instagram.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 16 Million
Twitter 4.6 Million
Instagram 2.8 Million
Total 23.4 Million

4. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

The majority of the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s fan base is due to Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. As of 23rd November, they are the team with the fourth most fans in 2021. The Bangalore based franchise finished at 3 on the points table in this edition of IPL. They have 9.8M followers on Facebook along with 5.2M and 7.6M followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 9.8 Million
Twitter 5.2 Million
Instagram 7.6 Million
Total 22.6 Million

5. Punjab Kings (PBKS)

Despite not having won the IPL Trophy for once, the Punjab Kings have a solid fan base. They stand number fifth on the list of most fans in 2021. The KL Rahul-led franchise failed to qualify for the playoffs in this edition of IPL. Most of their fan base is because of their Co-owner Preity Zinta. They have 8.6M followers on Facebook. Apart from that they also have 2.6M followers on Twitter and 2.4M followers on Instagram.

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Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 8.6 Million
Twitter 2.6 Million
Instagram 2.4 Million
Total 13.6 Million

6. Delhi Capitals (DC)

Delhi Capitals rise in the IPL has been phenomenal. Since the last three seasons, they have managed to qualify for the playoffs and have been one of the most consistent sides. They were dominant in this edition of IPL before they were knocked out of the tournament in Qualifier 1. Despite being the top teams they don’t have big fans base like the other teams. They have 7.7M followers on Facebook, 2.1M on Twitter and 2.9M on Instagram.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 7.7 Million
Twitter 2.1 Million
Instagram 2.9 Million
Total 12.7 Million

7. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad is the second last team on the list of most fans in 2021. Nothing went right for the Orange Army in this year’s IPL as they finished last on the points table with only 2 wins under their belt. As of 23rd November, they have 6.1M followers on Facebook along with 2.8M and 2.5 followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 6.1 Million
Twitter 2.8 Million
Instagram 2.5 Million
Total 11.4 Million

8. Rajasthan Royals (RR)

The winners of the inaugural edition of IPL, Rajasthan Royals, have a fewer number of fans in 2021. They had a mixed season this year but finished the league seventh on the points table. They have 4.8M followers on Facebook. Apart from this they also have 1.8M followers on Twitter and 2M on Instagram.

Social Media Platform Followers
Facebook 4.8 Million
Twitter 1.8 Million
Instagram 2 Million
Total 8.6 Million

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