Social media platforms have become an essential part nowadays. Sports are also getting increasingly popular day by day. India is one of the leading countries with the highest fan base for cricket. Also, there are second-highest social media users in India. This can be one of the main reasons Indian cricketers dominate social media popularity. Women's cricket is also getting more and more popular these days. People like to discuss women's cricket matches also. The popularity of female cricketers is increasing on social media. Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana has the highest followers. Here are some female cricketers with the highest followers, specifically on Instagram.
1. Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana plays for the Indian women's national team. She made her ODI debut in 2013 vs. Bangladesh. She is left-handed opening batsman for indian women's national team. She has a huge fan following. She has 5.9 million followers on Instagram.
2. Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj is captain of the Indian women's national team. She is a right-handed middle-order batsman in the Indian women's team. She has broken the record for most matches captained in the ICC women's world cup. She has her account only on Instagram. She has 1.5 million followers. She has received awards like Padma Shri, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award for cricket etc.
3. Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Perry is an Australian sportswoman who played cricket and football for her country. At 16, she made her debut on the national cricket team and the national soccer team. In 2014, she chose only one sport that is cricket. She is one of the greatest female players ever. She has nearly 1 million followers on Instagram. (973k) followers.
4. Harleen Deol
Harleen Kaur Deol is an Indian cricketer. She is an attacking right-handed batswoman on Indian women’s team. She made her ODI debut in 2019 against England. Harleen went viral in 2021 after performing an acrobatic catch during T20 series against England. She earned praise for that catch. She is active on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. She has 917k followers on Instagram.
5. Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet is an Indian cricketer. She is captain of the Indian team in T20.She plays as an all-rounder in the Indian team. In 2019, Harmanpreet became the first Indian cricketer to play 100 international T20 matches. She made her debut in ODI at her 20 in 2009 against Pakistan. Harmanpreet is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has 912k followers on Instagram.
6. Sarah Taylor
Sarah Taylor is an English cricketer. She played 126 ODI for England. She played the role of wicketkeeper batsman for the English team. She retired from international cricket in 2019 due to some anxiety issues. In her career, she got awards like ICC women's T20 cricketer of the year in 2012 and 2013. In 2014 she was awarded ICC women's ODI cricketer of the year. Sarah is active on Instagram. She has 503k followers on Instagram.
7. Sana Mir
Sana Mir is a Pakistani cricketer. She was the skipper of the Pakistan national women's team for T20 and ODI. She was the first female Pakistani bowler to take 100 wickets in ODI. Sana Mir is active on social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. She has 88.8k followers on Instagram.
8. Jahanara Alam
Jahanara Alam is a Bangladeshi cricketer and plays for the Bangladesh women's national cricket team. She is the right arm bowler on the team. She made her debut in ODI in 2011 against Ireland. Jahanara made her T20 debut in 2012 against India. She is the first women Bangladesh bowler to take five wickets in a T20 match against Ireland. She is active on Instagram ,Twitter and Facebook. She has 119k followers on Instagram.
9. Danni Wyatt
Danielle Nicole Wyatt, an English cricketer, plays for England women's national cricket team. She plays as an all-rounder in the team. She made her debut for the England team in 2010 against India. She is also known as waggy asaa nickname.She is active on social networking sites like Instagram and Facebook. She has 249k followers on Instagram.
10. Kathryn Cross
Kathryn Laura Cross is an English cricketer who plays for England women's national cricket team. She is also known as crossy. She plays the role of bowler in the team.She also co-hosts the podcast named no balls with Alex Hartley. She made her ODI and T20 debut in 2013 against west indies.She has an official account on Instagram only. She has 170k followers on Instagram.