Cricketers who have gone viral on social media

Cricketers are among the most followed celebrities in the world of social media. Current Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli is the most followed Asian celebrity on Instagram.

Although cricketers have gained a lot of followers on social media platforms due to their performances, glamor and style on the field, there have been instances where cricketers' on-field expressions have become meme content.Expressions met with certain relevant situations in life. Therefore, they immediately went viral.

We take a look at the top cricketers who have become viral memes on social media.

1. Ishant sharma

Australia started the tour by defeating India by 333 runs in the first Test of the series. In the next Test, India, who had batted first, were already all out for 189. In the morning session of Day 2, the Indian bowlers were desperately trying to take wickets but did not win big. This left Ishant Sharma disappointed. At the ridiculous moment, he tried to imitate Steve Smith, who was hit with a good length ball bowled by sharma.

Soon, that 'Sharma expression' became a jokes and social media was full of trolls and memes about it. The moment made the commentators as well as the audience laugh. India captain Virat Kohli also laughed at this great moment.

2. Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya is one of the best spin bowling all-rounders in India. He is the elder brother of Hardik Pandya. Krunal is a left-arm spinner and left-handed batsman. Most recently, he represented the Indian cricket team in the home series against England and ​series against Sri Lanka.

Karunal Pandya plays for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. In one of the league matches of IPL 2020, Krunal's expression went viral while batting for the Mumbai-based franchise

3. Kieron Pollard

Interestingly, another entry from the Mumbai Indians in this list also belongs to the same generation. West Indies T20 captain Kiran Pollard has been a member of the Mumbai Indians squad for more than a decade. Pollard is the only player to have played for the Mumbai Indians playing XI every time to earn a place in the IPL.

Like Krunal Pandya, Pollard's expression went viral while batting in an IPL match. Some fans have labeled it as Pollard's expression of 'not interested.

4. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are the vice-captains and captains of the Indian cricket team in white-ball formats. Both are one of the best batsmen in the world. Recently, during the India vs England Test series, the pose of two Indian players went viral on social media.

Sharma and Kohli are looking at the same thing from different angles. Both expressions made it even more hilarious.

5 .Rishabh Pant and Ricky Ponting

Rishabh Pant and Ricky Ponting are two players of different generations. While Pant is one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen in the world right now, Ponting was one of the best batsmen and captains during his playing days.

Both are currently in Delhi Capitals. Pant captained Delhi Capitals in the first phase of IPL 2021 and Ponting was the head coach of the team. Still went viral, featuring both Ponting and Pant in the IPL 2020 season interview.

6. Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli has once again made his presence felt on the list. This time, after losing the wicket in recent matches, it was his gestures that put him on the list.

Kohli struggled to score big lately. Sometimes, he got some unstoppable deliveries, which the Indian captain praised with his expressions.

7. Yuzendra Chahal

The player wearing sunglasses rests on the edge of the boundary line and watches the match.

With a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka on July 6, India recorded another victory in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have been heroes due to their century partnership, while Jaspreet Bumra has been praised three times. Wickets in the match. The performance of the ace players is not only to attract the attention of the people - Yuzvendra Chahal sits on the boundary line in a relaxed pose.

In the first innings of the match, Chahal, who did not play on Saturday, appeared to be helping his teammates with drinks. Then, wearing sunglasses, the player rests on the edge of the boundary line and watches the match. A picture of his comfortable position soon came up on Twitter.