Virat Kohli enjoys a huge number of fans all over the world. The batting maestro is one of India’s biggest youth icons and his popularity can be measured through his massive number of social media followers. Kohli is India’s most followed and third most followed sportsman on Instagram with over 247 million Instagram followers. On Twitter, Kohli has 55.3 million followers, making him one of the most famous personalities on the platform.
Recently, Bollywood actress Rashmika Mandanna called Virat Kohli her favorite cricketer and RCB her favorite IPL team.
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“I’m from Bangalore, I’m from Karnataka and we have the slogan ‘Ee Sala Cup Namde’ so I think that has continued. Hopefully this IPL time I can go and see RCB play,” Mandanna said in a post. video tweeted by Star Sports.
While talking about her favorite cricketer, she singled out Kohli and called him a braggart.
“Virat Sir, he’s a braggart, he’s brilliant,” she added.
Meanwhile, Kohli has put in some incredible performances this season in the IPL as he reached five half-centuries in 8 games and amassed 333 carries at a sublime average of 47.57. Last week, Virat became the first player to score 3,000 runs at the iconic Bengaluru venue in the shortest format.
While Bangalore sits in sixth place in the points table with four wins from 7 games. RCB played their penultimate game at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium this season, they are set to play the next five games on the road before returning to Bengaluru for one final time this season on May 21.
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They will seek revenge against Lucknow Super Giants on Monday as the latter beat RCB in a last-ball thriller earlier this season in Bengaluru.
RCB have struggled to maintain the momentum provided by Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell, who have scored all the goals in eight games so far.
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