Our much-favorite Virat Kohli after reaching the limits of the 2022 Asian Cup is now dominating social media as well, as he became the first cricketer to reach 50 million Twitter followers.
In the 2022 Asian Cup, after a decent break, he came back strong as the tournament’s second top scorer. Prior to the tournament, Kohli had revealed he hadn’t touched his bat for a month, which happened for the first time since he started playing professional cricket..
He also scored his first T20I century in India’s final super 4 leg game against Afghanistan, scoring a record 122* on 61 balls with 12 fours and six sixes to his name. With this ton, it also became the second most century-old international manufacturer with 71 centuries, surpassing Ricky Ponting’s 70-ton record and now only behind Sachin Tendulkar’s 100-ton record.
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Kohli not only broke records on the pitch but also off the pitch as he became the first cricketer on social media platform Twitter to earn 50 million followers.
The star cricketer has 211 million Instagram followers and 49 million Facebook fans, bringing his total number of social media followers to over 310 million.
India will soon play Australia in the three-game T20I series with the first match to be played in Mohali on the 20the September.
(entries from India today)