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Virat Kohli creates this amazing record days before World Cup 2019

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 May 2019, 14:55 IST
Virat Kohli

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has often entertained his fans from his social media post and no doubt that he is one of the most followed internet celebrity in India. Virat Kohli recently became the first cricketer in the world to reach 100 million followers on social media.

Kohli has 33.6 million followers on Instagram, 29.5 million on Twitter and 37 million followers on Facebook. In 2018, Virat Kohli’s Tweet featuring his wife Anushka Sharma with 215 thousand likes was the most liked Tweet of the year. The picture was taken on the occasion of Karva Chauth.

Virat Kohli had a bad Indian Premier League season as his team Royal Challengers Bangalore finished at the bottom of the points table.

Virat Kohli will lead the 15-member World Cup squad to England on May 22. India will play two warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh before they start their World Cup campaign. India will play their first match against South Africa on June 5.

India World Cup squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik

First published: 21 May 2019, 14:55 IST