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Top 7 Indian Cricketers who are ruling Digital Platform! No.7 would really surprise you!

1.Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian Cricketer, regarded as the greatest batsman of all time.The highest run scorer of all time in International cricket.He embarked on his domestic first-class career in 1988 playing for Mumbai and scored a century in his very first match. He ended the season as the highest run scorer.His performance in the first-class matches had been so mind-blowing that he got selected to the national team after just one season. He made his international test debut against Pakistan in November 1989 aged just 16.He was born as the youngest of four siblings to Ramesh Tendulkar, a Marathi novelist, and Rajni, who worked in the insurance industry. He was named after his father’s favorite music director, Sachin Dev Burman.

Awards & Achievements

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Sachin is one of the most prolific cricketers ever—the first person to score a double century in ODIs, the only player to score a 100 centuries, and the only one to have amassed over 30, 000 runs in all forms of international cricket. It is no surprise that he occupies a legendary status in cricket-crazy India.Sachin Tendulkar holds the world record for scoring the highest number of runs and centuries in both the Test Cricket and the One Day Internationals. He has scored 15921 runs and 51 centuries in Test Cricket. While in ODIs, he has scored 18,426 runs and 49 centuries.He was the first person to score a double century in ODIs.He is the only cricketer so far to have played in 200 Test matches.In addition to the numerous cricketing awards he has won, Sachin is also the proud recipient of several awards from the Government of India. He was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting award, in 1997-98 for his achievements in cricket.He was honored with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award in 2014 in recognition of his spectacular contributions to cricket. He became the first sportsperson as well as the youngest ever individual to receive the award.

Activity on Social Media Platform

Besides all of these things, Sachin Tendulkar is also using social media platform such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter to connect with all of his fans and spreading awareness for any cause.Sachin Tendulkar has a huge fan following of 24.7 million in Twitter & also 9.4 million followers on Instagram.You can follow him

On Twitter: @sachin_rt

On Instagram: Sachin Tendulkar (@sachintendulkar)

2.Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricketer and currently the Captain of Indian National Cricket Team.He is a right-handed batsman and one of the best batsman in the world. Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. His interest in cricket developed while playing on the streets of Delhi. His father enrolled him in a cricket academy where he was coached by Rajkumar Sharma.

Kohli was appointed the vice-captain of the ODI team in 2012 and handed over the Test captaincy following Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Test retirement in 2014. In early 2017, he became the limited-overs captain as well after Dhoni stepped down from the position.

Achievements

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In ODIs, Kohli has the second highest number of centuries and the highest number of centuries in run-chases in the world. Kohli holds numerous Indian batting records including the fastest ODI century, the fastest batsman to 5,000 ODI runs and the fastest to 10 ODI centuries. He is only the second batsman in the world to have scored 1,000 or more ODI runs for four consecutive calendar years. Among the T20I world records held by Kohli are the fastest batsman to 1,000 runs, most runs in a calendar year and most fifties in the format.He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and the BCCI’s international cricketer of the year for the 2011–12 and 2014–15 seasons.He received the Arjuna Award in 2013 in recognition of his achievements in international cricket.

On Social Media

Virat Kohli is very active on Social Media Platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.Kohli has 23.6 million follower on Twitter and 19.7 million followers on Instagram.Virat Kohli has also his official Facebook page with a number of followers.You can follow him on

Twitter:@imVkohli

Instagram: Virat Kohli (@virat.kohli)

Facebook:@virat.kohli

3.Virender Sehwag

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Virender Sehwag is the former Indian Cricketer who is known as one the most destructive batsman of all time.Virender Sehwag was born on 20-10-1978 in Najafgarh, South West Delhi in the state of Delhi, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player, Cricket Coach & Cricket Commentor.Virender Sehwag, the Nawab of Najafgarh wanting to be Sachin Tendulkar has constructed an extraordinary career with a grim pursuance.Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and a part-time right-arm off spin bowler.

Sehwag’s scoring rate is extremely quick, at 103.44 runs per 100 balls. He has had more success in run chases, scoring seven of his thirteen centuries while chasing. He has led India on seven occasions, due to the unavailability of the incumbent due to illness, injury or rotation policy. In December 2011 Sehwag scored 219 in 149 deliveries against West Indies at Indore. He has the record of the 2nd highest individual score in ODI.

Achievements

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Sehwag adds multiple records to his fame which includes the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319), which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only 278 balls) as well as the fastest 250( in 207 balls) by any batsman. The three in one record was made against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009 at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai.He also holds the distinction of being one of four batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. Sehwag struck the fastest century in 60 balls, ever scored by an Indian in ODI cricket.

On Social Media

After his retirement, Sehwag has become extremely active on Social Media platforms especially on Twitter.He is famous for his funny conversation and tweets on Twitter.He has the huge fan following of 16.2 Million followers on Twitter and 2.5 million followers on Instagram.Like Kohli, he has also his Official Facebook page.You can follow him on

Twitter:@virendersehw

Facebook:@VirenderSehwag

Instagram: Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag)

4.Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Gurunath Sharma (born 30 April 1987) is an Indian international cricketer who is the Vice-captain of the India national team in the Limited overs format.Born on 30th April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur. Rohit is primarily a right-handed batsman, who generally opens the innings for his side but has batted in the middle order as well. He also bowls right-arm off-break occasionally.

Rohit’s first knock of substance was the 66 he made during the first final of the 2008 Commonwealth Bank Series against Australia. He stitched a 123-run partnership with Sachin Tendulkar to win the game for India.

Rohit’s match-winning capabilities came to the fore in the Jaipur ODI against Australia in 2013. He scored 141* to steer India to victory while chasing a target of 360. He made 209 runs in the last ODI of the series at Bengaluru and helped India clinch the series 3-2.In 2014, Rohit made history when he made 264 in an ODI against Sri Lanka at Kolkata. He hit 33 boundaries during the knock, which was a record at that time.In 2015, Sharma made 106 in the first T20I against South Africa at Dharamshala. With that knock, Sharma became the second Indian to hit a hundred in all formats of the game.On 13th December 2017, Sharma scored his third double hundred of ODI cricket when he hit an unbeaten 208 against Sri Lanka at Mohali.

Achievements

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Sharma jointly holds the record of hitting the most sixes in an ODI inning with AB de Villiers. He hit 16 sixes when he made 209 against Australia in Bengaluru.He is the third Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly to have scored back to back hundreds in his first two Test matches.He is only the second Indian to have scored a hundred in all three formats of the game after Suresh Raina.In 2017, Sharma equaled the record for the fastest hundred in T20I cricket when he scored it off 35 balls against Sri Lanka at Indore.

On Social Media

Rohit Sharma has been connected with his follower on Social Media Platforms such as Instagram, Twitter & Facebook.Sharma has 11.1 million followers on Twitter and 5.1 million followers on Instagram.He has also his official account on Facebook.You can follow him

On Twitter:@ImRo45

On Instagram: Rohit Sharma (@rohitsharma45)

On Facebook:@RohitSharmaOfficialPage

5.MS Dhoni

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M. S. Dhoni is an Indian cricketer best remembered for leading the Indian ODI team to its second World Cup win in 2011. He made his ODI debut for the national team on December 23, 2004, against Bangladesh and went on to serve as the captain of the Indian ODI team from 2007 to 2016. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket.He is also regarded as one of the best wicket-keepers in world cricket and is known to have very fast hands.

Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), and he identifies as a Hindu Rajput.His paternal village Lvali is in the Lamgarha block of the Almora District of Uttarakhand. Dhoni’s parents moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi, where his father Pan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni is a fan of Adam Gilchrist, and his childhood idols were cricket teammate Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Awards & Achievements

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M. S. Dhoni has received 6 Man of the Series awards and 20 Man of the Match awards for his performance in ODIs. He has also received 2 Man of the Match awards in Tests throughout his career.He has been named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009. He also made it to the ICC World ODI XI team for 7 consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. He was included in the ICC World Test XI team in 2009, 2010 and 2013.In 2007, he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest honor given in India for achievement in sports.He also won the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor, in 2009.

 Activity on Social Media

Dhoni is active on Social Media Platforms.He has 6.95m followers on Twitter and 7.9m follower on Instagram.You can also find him on Facebook.Follow him on

On Twitter: @msdhoni

On Instagram: @mahi7781

On Facebook:@MSDhoni

 6.Yuvraj Singh

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Yuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox.Yuvraj was born in a Sikh family to Yograj Singh, a former India cricketer, and Shabnam Singh Tennis and roller skating were Yuvraj’s favorite sports during his childhood and he was quite good at both. He had also won the National Under-14 Roller Skating Championship. His father threw away the medal and told him to forget skating and concentrate on cricket.

Yuvraj has been a member of the Indian cricket team in ODIs since October 2000 and played his first Test match in October 2003. He was the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team between 2007–2008. Yuvraj’s biggest moment – in cricket and probably his life – came in the year 2011 when his huge contributions with ball and bat helped India win the World Cup after 28 years. He was named the Man of the Tournament for scoring 362 runs and picking up 15 wickets. However, there was a harsh twist in his life soon after; he was diagnosed with cancer and he fought hard to win the health battle after almost a year and successfully overcame the disease getting quality treatment in the USA.

Awards and Achievements

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In a 2007 ICC World Twenty20 match, he hit six sixes in a single over.He holds the record for fastest T20 fifty by scoring it in 12 balls against England national cricket team during the 2007 ICC World Twenty20He became the first all-rounder to 300 plus runs and to take 15 wickets in a single World Cup.He was the Man of the Tournament in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.He was awarded with the Arjuna Award (India’s second highest, Sporting Award) in 2012 by the President of India.In 2014, he was awarded with the Padma Shri Award.In February 2014, he was honored with FICCI Most Inspiring Sportsperson of the Year Award.

 On Social Media

Yuvraj Singh has its official account on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.He has a 4.84m follower on Twitter and 4.7m follower on Instagram.He has also its official account on Facebook.You can follow him

On Twitter:@YUVSTRONG12

On Instagram: Yuvraj Singh (@yuvisofficial)

On Facebook:@yuvirajsinghofficial

 7.Ravichandran Ashwin

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Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian international cricketer. An all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break.Ashwin was born on 17 September 1986 in a Tamil family. He lives in West Mambalam, Chennai.He did his schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s. He attended SSN College of Engineering and graduated with a BTech in Information Technology. His father Ravichandran played cricket at the club level as a fast bowler. It is to be noted that Ashwin’s mother Chitra advised him to take up spin bowling, as she felt unconvinced by her son’s long run-up.

He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in December 2006 and captained the team the following season. But it was not until the 2010 Indian Premier League in which he played for the Chennai Super Kings, that he came into the limelight with his economical bowling and earned his maiden international call-up in the limited-overs formats in June 2010. He was the leading wicket-taker and player of the tournament of the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 in South Africa. He was also part of the Indian squad that won the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Later that year, he made his Test debut against West Indies and became the seventh Indian to take a five-wicket haul on Test debut. He took two five-wicket hauls and scored a century in that series and won the player of the series award.

Achievements

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Ashwin is ranked number two among bowlers and all-rounders in Test cricket as of 2017. In his 37th Test match, Ashwin became the fastest Indian bowler and the second fastest in the world to reach 200 Test wickets after Australian spinner Clarrie Grimmett (36 matches). Ashwin was also the fastest Indian bowler and 5th fastest in the world to reach 100 Test wickets, getting to the milestone in his 18th Test match.

Ashwin became the first Indian cricketer to score a century and take five wickets in the same Test match on two separate instances. He achieved this double for the first time in his third Test against West Indies in 2011 when he made 103 and took 5/156 in the first innings. He repeated the same feat in the Kolkata Test against West Indies in November 2013 where he took 2/52 in the 1st innings and 3/46 in the 2nd innings and scored 124 in India’s 1st innings. This feat had only been achieved 26 times previously in world cricket, the last occasion being by Jacques Kallis in 2002.Ashwin also scored a hundred and took nine wickets when India played against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium in 2011. Only four other India players have hit a hundred and taken five or more wickets in a match. Ashwin is the only one to do it twice.

Social Media

Ashwin has been keenly active on Social Media platforms.He has 8.17m followers on Twitter and 1.2m followers on Instagram.He is also active on Facebook.You can follow him

On Twitter: @ashwinravi99

On Instagram: Ravichandran Ashwin (@rashwin99) 

On Facebook:@AshwinRaviOfficial

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