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Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social media

Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social media

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) India skipper Virat Kohli has achieved another feat to become the first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social platform while Portugal star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has 167 million followers.

Kohli's tweet posting a picture with wife Anushka Sharma in 2018 on occasion of Karva Chauth was the most liked tweet of the year.

The tweet earned the Indian skipper the most retweeted tweet from India in 2018 -- and also featured in the "Golden Tweets" of the year.

Kohli will lead team India in the upcoming ICC World Cup beginning in England and Wales from May 30.

India play their opening game against South Africa on June 5 at Southampton.

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