Welcome to the 100 million Instagram club, Virat Kohli!
The Indian skipper has become the first Indian and global cricketer to hit 100 million followers on this social media platform. As soon as he achieved this landmark, ICC’s official Twitter page congratulated the batsman, see:
Virat Kohli – the first cricket star to hit 100 million followers on Instagram 🎉 pic.twitter.com/HI1hTSbo8M
— ICC (@ICC) March 1, 2021
Joining the elite club that features footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, reality show star Kim Kardashian, Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson and singer Ariana Grande among others, Virat Kohli has proved that he does have a massive fan-following.
Currently in Ahmedabad with the Indian cricket team, Kohli is busy prepping for the fourth and final Test against England, beginning March 4. He also turned to become the most successful Indian skipper on home soil.
Making this day more special, it’s a Throwback Tuesday mode!
13 year ago, in 2008, Virat Kohli led the Indian U-19 team to the World Cup where the team picked the trophy and became champions, opening new doors for the skipper and changing his life forever. BCCI reminisced this day and shared a happy picture on Twitter, have a look:
P.S.: Congratulations to the skipper on becoming the first cricketer to reach 1⃣0⃣0⃣M followers on Instagram 👌 pic.twitter.com/BTn2MoGRNr
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 2, 2021