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  • Virat Kohli completes 200 million followers on Instagram
  • Kohli becomes the first cricketer to complete 200 million followers on Instagram
  • Kohli is the third most followed active athlete on Instagram behind Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

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Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian, the first cricketer and the first Asian to complete 200 million followers on Instagram

Cricketer Virat Kohli completed 200 million followers on Instagram on Tuesday to become the first Indian to achieve this milestone.

In an Instagram post, Kohli thanked his fans for their support and said, "200 million strong. Thanks for all your support insta fam."

The Royal Challengers Bangalore batter is the 17th most followed celebrity on Instagram.

Also read: Shoaib Akhtar backs Virat Kohli over his poor form

With this, the 33-year old batter also became the first cricketer and the first Asian to complete 200 million followers on the Facebook-owned platform. The former India captain is also the third most followed active athlete on Instagram behind Cristiano Ronaldo (450mn) and Lionel Messi (333mn).

Kohli had a nightmare IPL season this year as he scored 341 runs in 16 matches and has been rested for India's upcoming home series against South Africa starting from June 9.

Also read: IPL 2022: Virat Kohli becomes first RCB batter to cross 7000-run mark in IPL history

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