Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma share a light moment. File
Gulf Today Report
Virat Kohli, the captain of Indian cricket team, who has beeen known for breaking records on the field, has now broken a record of another sort.
The dashing batsman recently has become the first person from India to hit 50 million followers on Instagram.
The leader of Men in Blue himself is following 480 and has 930 posts on the picture-sharing website.
The 31-year-old is also India's most valuable celebrity.
According to a study by global advisory firm, Duff and Phelps, Kohli topped the brand valuation list for the third consecutive year as his value rose by an impressive 39 per cent to $237.5 million in 2019.
Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas is the second most followed Indian on Instagram and is followed by 49.9 million users.
Deepika Padukone comes third in the list with 44.1 followers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is followed by more than 34.5 million users on the picture-sharing website.
Overall, star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has the maximum number of followers on Instagram.
Ronaldo is followed by more than 200 million users and is followed by musician Ariana Grande with 175 million followers. Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson is third with 172 million followers.
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The unpredictable English weather and some quality cricketers looking to showcase their skills on the biggest stage, the 2019 edition of the World Cup couldnt get any better.
India captain Virat Kohli is prepared to vary his World Cup attack by adopting a ‘horses for courses’ strategy that seeks to make the most of the different conditions on offer during the one-day tournament in England and Wales.
Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan says he is open to England fielding two teams on the same day at separate venues if the coronavirus outbreak leads to a compressed home international season.
General Nasser Abdul Razaq Al Razooqi, President of the UAE and Asian Karate Federations and Vice-President of the World Karate Federation, has commended the UAE’s efforts to protect the community, noting that the country is always leading in all areas.
A lot is said about Virat Kohli’s on-field aggression crossing the line at times, but the Indian captain on Thursday asserted that he does not feel the need to behave differently as he is the captain and he can never play without having that fire in his belly.