Watch: Virat Kohli Thanks Twitter Followers For New Milestone With Epic Video
Virat Kohli became the fastest to reach 11,000 ODI runs mark during his 77-run knock against Pakistan.
Virat Kohli, who became the fastest to reach 11,000 ODI runs mark during his 77-run knock against Pakistan, achieved yet another milestone but this time it came off the cricket field. The Indian skipper, who has many cricket records to his name, crossed 30 million followers on Twitter. Elated with his new achievement, Kohli shared a video which had gone viral after India-Australia match, to thank all his followers who helped him reach the landmark. The video contained Kohli's famous reaction after former skipper MS Dhoni smashed Mitchell Starc's full length delivery over the fence deep into the stands on June 9.
"also my reaction when we crossed 30 million on Twitter. Thanks for all the love and support everyone," Kohli captioned the video.
Virat Kohli has over 100 million followers on various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and is one of the most followed celebrities in the country. He is the most followed sportsperson on Twitter in the country. Behind him is cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with over 29.4 million followers.
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