Virat Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram

Virat Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram

After hitting 100 million followers on Instagram, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday thanked his fans for making the journey beautiful.

Virat Kohli shared a clip on his Instagram account that started reading “milestone reached together” along with a montage of Kohli’s pictures and videos on the screen.

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“You have made this journey beautiful. Feeling blessed and grateful for all the love. Thank you 100 million #instafam,” Kohli captioned.

With this, Kohli joined Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Neymar, Argentine forward Lionel Messi, Hollywood actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, American singer Beyonce, and Ariana Grande in the 100 million club.

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Virat Kohli Becomes First Indian to Breach 100-Million Followers Mark on Instagram

Ronaldo is on the top of the list (sportsperson) with 266 million followers while Messi is on the second with 187 million followers on Instagram.

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Kohli is on the top spot in ICC’s ODI batting rankings. He made his debut in ODI in August 2008. He has scored 12,040 runs in 251 ODIs at an average of 59.31. So far, he has represented India in 90 Tests, scoring 7,490 runs with the highest of 254*.


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In T20I, he has played 85 matches, scoring 2,928 runs at a strike rate of 138.43.

Currently, Kohli is gearing up for the 4th and final Test against England which will commence on Thursday.

-PTC News