A history has been created once again and this time ace cricketer Virat Kohli is in news again to become first and only Indian to have 250 million followers on Instagram.
Kohli is the athlete with the third highest follower numbers on Instagram behind only universal superstars and footballing icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi who have 585 million and 464 million followers respectively.
The former skipper has garnered a massive fanbase in the cricket-crazy nation of India, of course, over the course of his glittery career.
Kohli has been described as the gold standard for modern-day batsmen in the game thanks to his incredible consistency and temperament.
The 34-year-old has also managed to stand out with his sharp sense of fashion and build a successful brand with multi-million dollar endorsement deals.
Virat had a great IPL 2023 season, in 14 matches of IPL 2023, he has scored 639 runs at an average of 53.25 and a strike rate above 139.
He has scored two centuries and six fifties this season, with best score of 101*. He is the third-highest run-scorer in the league so far.
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