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CWC 2019: Ranking the most followed teams on social media

Mohsin Kamal
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74.69K   //    23 Apr 2019, 22:05 IST

Although cricket fans across the world get to see a lot of cricketing action throughout the year, some events keep them on their toes. The 50-over World Cup is one of them. The event is played once in four years and enthusiasts usually remain in awe of the mega tournament.

Pertinently, a bigger number of teams appear in the trophy, hence involving a wide range of audience across the globe. Since, the upcoming edition of World Cup is now just some weeks away, all the participating teams and players are busy in making themselves fully charged-up for the event.

Meanwhile, apart from making it to the stadiums to cheer, fans nowadays make sure to boost their favorite teams on social media as well. Subsequently, every international team keeps engaging with their followers and provides them with minute by minute updates. In this piece, we rank the most followed teams, which are going to participate in 2019 World Cup.

#10 Afghanistan


Afghanistan cricket team has come a long way to make their way into the cricket's biggest event. The South Asian side, having started their journey by practicing in refugee camps, is now expected to be one of the surprise packages in the upcoming World Cup. The emergence of tremendous cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, etc. also defines the talent this country has.

Owing to their recent performances in events like Asia Cup, a lot of cricket pundits believe that the Afghani's can make it count in the mega event. Meanwhile, their entry into the big stage has influenced the people back at home. They largely involve themselves in their team's happenings in and outside stadium. Despite being a fresh team, the Afghanistan Cricket has a rich amount of following across platforms.

Twitter- 309K, Facebook- 2.3M, Instagram- 120K

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