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Sir Donald Bradman may have been the greatest batsman of all time, but his genius on the cricket pitch came eight decades too early for him to become an Instagram star. Even Sachin Tendulkar, who one can also make a persuasive argument for being the GOAT — and retired relatively recently — has just the second most followers among cricket players.

CRICKET’S INSTAGRAM KINGS

As it is, current India captain Virat Kohli is tops on Instagram by a wide margin with almost 15 million followers. South Africa captain AB de Villiers comes in a distant third place behind Tendulkar.

Kings of Instagram: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers have most followers among cricket stars

In all, eight of the top ten cricketers on Instagram are still playing, and seven of the ten are Indians. Australia captain Steve Smith edges out yet another Indian star for tenth place.

UPDATED December 2, 2017

10) STEVE SMITH

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Steven Peter Devereux Smith
Current team: Rising Pune Supergiants
Born June 2, 1989 🇦🇺 Sydney, Australia
Instagram followers: 1.2 million

9) CHRIS GAYLE

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Christopher Henry Gayle
Current team: Karachi Kings
Born September 21, 1979 🇯🇲 Kingston, Jamaica
Instagram followers: 1.6 million

8) HARBHAJAN SINGH

Harbhajan Singh Plaha
Current team: Mumbai Indians
Born July 3, 1980 🇮🇳 Jalandhar, India
Instagram followers: 2.1 million

7 VIRENDER SEHWAG

Virender Sehwag
Last team: Kings XI Punjab
Born October 20, 1978 🇮🇳 Delhi, India
Instagram followers: 2.1 million

6) SURESH RAINA

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Suresh Raina
Current team: Gujarat Lions
Born November 27, 1986 🇮🇳 Muradnagar, India
Instagram followers: 3.9 million

5) ROHIT SHARMA

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Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Current team: Mumbai Indians
Born April 30, 1987 🇮🇳 Nagpur, India
Instagram followers: 4.1 million

4) YUVRAJ SINGH

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Yuvraj Singh
Current team: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Born December 12, 1981 🇮🇳 Chandigarh, India
Instagram followers: 4.2 million

3) AB DE VILLIERS

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers
Current team: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Born February 14, 1984 🇿🇦 Pretoria, South Africa
Instagram followers: 4.4 million

2) SACHIN TENDULKAR

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Last team: Marylebone Cricket Club
Born April 24, 1973 🇮🇳 Mumbai, India
Instagram followers: 8.5 million

1) VIRAT KOHLI

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Virat Kohli
Current team: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Born November 5, 1988 🇮🇳 Delhi, India
Instagram followers: 17.2 million