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10 most liked cricketers on Facebook

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146.30K   //    01 Jul 2016, 17:43 IST

We live in a country where cricket and its stars get more coverage than an average matter of national importance. In some cases, cricketers are even more loved and revered than some personalities from India's glamorous B-town. Cricketers are, of course, more globally renowned.

The family of serious cricket playing nations is a small one. India ranks among the chief countries where cricket is the major and most popular sport as per the culture of the country. As such it is not surprising that more Indians figure in lists of most popular cricketers around the world.

Here are the top ten most well-liked cricketers on the social media platform, Facebook.

10) Shikhar Dhawan – 6.96 million

Shikhar Dhawan
The word “swag” sums up Shikhar Dhawan

The Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman practically lives his life on Facebook, highlighting amusing little anecdotes that he goes through in his daily life. His fan-following, to put it modestly, is huge. The Delhi-born 30-year-old recently posted a picture of himself in an autorickshaw on the streets of Bangalore with the caption “Fly like a Ferrari”.

Such quirks as well as the fact that he is widely regarded as a complete powerhouse when it comes to batting ensure that this cricketer is well loved on Facebook. His official page boasts of more than 6.96 million likes.

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