Update: The GOD of Indian cricket – Sachin Tendulkar is on Twitter – @sachin_rt

With IPL 2010 just around the corner, I thought of listing down the twitter profiles of all the cricketers (and those deeply associated with cricket). The idea was to make this an exhaustive and a complete list for easy reference. It was quite an overwhelming task when I set out, since I didn’t know from where to start. I decided to get some clues from Lalit Modi, the IPL chairman whom I have been following for a long time now.

I was right. I got to know the Twitter profiles of many cricketers through Lalit Modi’s timeline and I continued the process recursively and managed to get around 25 cricketers. Ridiculous isn’t it? Just 25 cricketers on Twitter! Worse still, many of those 25 twitter profiles are unverified and hence there is some possibility of them being fake, though I have tried my best to keep away the fake ones.

Anyway, here are the twitter profiles (constantly updated) of those few geeky cricketers in no particular order, but I have tried to put the verified and possibly genuine profiles on top

Twitter Profiles of Cricketers

1. Shane Warne – Verified Account


2. Yuvraj Singh – Genuine


3. M S Dhoni – May not be genuine


4. Damien Martyn – Genuine


5. Michael Clarke – Genuine


6. James Anderson – Genuine

7. Phil Hughes – Genuine

8. Graeme Swann – Genuine

9. Iain O Brien – Genuine

10. Ramnaresh Sarwan – May be genuine

11. Virat Kohli – May be genuine


12. Zaheer Khan – May be genuine

13. Tim Bresnan – Genuine

14. Jason Gillespie – May be genuine

15. Damien Fleming – Genuine

16. Phil Tuffnel – Genuine

17. David Llyod – Genuine

18. Darren Gough – May be genuine

19. Aakash Chopra – May be genuine

20. Chris Gayle – May not be genuine

21. Paul Collingwood – Genuine

22. Harsha Bhogle – Not sure

23. Mpumelelo Mbangwa – Not sure

24. Lalit Modi – Verified account

25. IPL – Verified account

Other than these I bumped upon the profiles of Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Saurav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Jerome Taylor amongst others which all looked fake. Feel free to recommend any new entries or report the fake ones. And yeah, you can follow me @rajupp!

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Raju is the founder-editor of Technology Personalized. A proud geek and an Internet freak, who is also a social networking enthusiast. You can follow him on Facebook and on Twitter. Mail Raju PP. Follow rajupp