Virat Kohli has just become the first cricketer to hit 50 million Twitter followers, amid a return to form at the recent Asian Cup.
Virat kohli is trending lately as he returned to form with his stunning innings in India’s Asian Cup final match. However, he is trending today for a completely different reason. Former Indians baseball the captain became the first cricketer to reach an astonishing 50 million followers on Twitter communication.
Kohli has one of the most famous cricketers in the world on the field as well as on social media. He has a huge following all over social media communication. In addition to reaching 50 million followers on Twitter, Kohli also has nearly 211 million followers on Instagram as well as 49 million followers on Facebook.
Despite her huge Instagram following, Kohli has several ways to beat the most followed person on Instagram, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has more than 477 million followers on the image-sharing platform. Ronaldo is also the most followed athlete on Instagram, followed by Lionel Messi with 356 million followers and Virat Kohli taking third place.
Kohli’s poor form on the pitch has been making it difficult for him and the Indian Cricket team. Despite India’s failure to win the 2022 Asian Cup, the tournament proved beneficial for the Indian team’s star player as he slowly regained his form. Despite a slow start, Kohli scored 276 runs in the entire tournament, including a stunning 122 knockout against Afghanistan. This is Kohli’s first century since 2019, ending his streak of bad luck.
Kohli also scored 2 goals in the tournament but was not the top scorer of the tournament. He was overtaken by Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan, whose 55-time knockdown in the final secured him top spot with a total of 281 runs from six games to Kohli’s 276.