Former Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli became the first Asian to reach 200 million Instagram followers on Tuesday.

Kohli is one of the world’s most-followed cricketers and the third most followed professional athlete after Cristiano Ronaldo (451M) and Lionel Messi (334M).



Kohli took to Instagram to thank his supporters.

“200 mil strong. Thanks for all your support insta fam,” Kohli wrote along with a montage of his Instagram posts.

Meanwhile, Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has 2.1 million followers on Instagram.

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Former premier Imran Khan’s Instagram family grew to a staggering over seven million followers.