A fan survey voted Virender Sehwag as the most interesting and informative twitter handle. Former India opener got 56 per cent of the votes. This was very much on the cards with the kind of quirky tweets he comes up with. Sehwag was a rage among the fans in his playing days, it seems nothing has changed even after he has left playing the sport. Also Read - Cricket: Rahul Dravid Predicts 3-2 Scoreline in Team India's 'Best Chance' to Win in England
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According to sports fans, Sehwag’s tweets are not only informative, but also include a dash of humour. His current twitter is 17.4 million. Virat Kohli’s Twitter handle was voted the second most entertaining and informative with 11 per cent of the votes.
The survey was conducted from May 12 to 25 and included 4,802 respondents across 10 cities.
The survey recently announced Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the most revered cricketer while the iconic Wankhede Stadium was chosen as the best stadium. MSD has fond memories of Wankhede stadium, this is the very place where he hit a six to help India lift the 2011 World Cup after 28 years. Recently, at Wankhede MSD’s Chennai Super Kings lifted the IPL crown for the third time.
(With IANS inputs)