New Delhi: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli on Sunday crossed 8 million fan following on Twitter, thus proving his ever ever growing popularity. He has, in fact, replaced batting great Sachin Tendulkar to become the Indian player to have maximum admirers on the micro-blogging site.
The 26-year-old soon acknowledge his fans with a message: "8 Million Followers! Absolutely Delighted. Thank You everyone for the immense love! #Grateful."
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 6, 2015
Kolhi recently helped India to a rare away series win in Sri Lanka, winning the three-match series 2-1 in his first campaign as the full-time captain of the national team.
Tendulkar has 7.73 million fans following on twitter, while One-Day International captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has 4.52 million followers.