Proteas

AB takes top spot in SA Twitter list

2015-11-09 15:30
AB de Villiers

Cape Town - Listening to the crowd receptions that AB de Villiers has commanded throughout the Proteas' tour of India, it's safe to say that he has secured 'megastar' status. 

And Twitter confirms just that. 

De Villiers now has more Twitter followers than any other South African. 

De Villiers' current 2.97 million Twitter follower tally has seen him move ahead of new Daily Show host Trevor Noah, who has slipped to second with 2.77 million.

De Villiers' team-mate Dale Steyn may be the world's No 1 Test bowler, but his 1.85 million followers sees him place second among the Proteas. 

Most Twitter followers

2.97 million - AB de Villiers

2.77 million - Trevor Noah

1.85 million - Dale Steyn

1.46 million - News24

1.29 million - Bonang Matheba

150 000 - Sport24

Other Proteas cricketers

930 000 - Graeme Smith

868 000 - Jacques Kallis

806 000 - Faf du Plessis

795 000 - JP Duminy

769 000 - Albie Morkel

758 000 - Hashim Amla

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