Kohli set another century, becoming the world's first cricketer with 100 million followers on Instagram!


India captain Virat Kohli has notched another century on social media this time on the pitch, as he became the world's first cricketer with 100 million followers on the social media platform Instagram.

The 32-year-old Kohli is also the first person from the Asia-Pacific region to achieve this feat.

The ICC tweeted, "Virat Kohli - became the first-star cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram." Kohli is the fourth most followed player on Instagram.

Portugal football star Cristiano Ronaldo is ahead of Argentina football captain and FC Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Neymar of Brazil with 265 million followers, who are second and third with 186 million and 147 million followers respectively.

Other Hollywood actors and former pro wrestlers in the 100 Million Club are Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, American singer-songwriter Beyoncé and Ariana Grande. Kohli, who is counted among the best batsmen in the world, has 27 centuries in Test matches and 43 tons in ODI cricket.

Kohli is the most followed person on Instagram in India.