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Virat Kohli is one step ahead of Sachin Tendulkar in popularity

crictoday 2017-12-06 15:08:21

The Indian skipper is proving unstoppable, smacking centuries after centuries. Be it his tons in ODIs or double tons in Test cricket, he has truly captured the imagination of India, becoming favorite cricketer of the country. It is not just his on-field performances, which is turning the heads up and down, his off the field popularity is touching new graph with passage of time. From past one year, his Twitter fan base has increased by 61 percent, beating Sachin Tendulkar in the process. The former Indian skipper saw a spike of 56 percent in his fan base.

From young fans to matured ones, Virat Kohli is followed by everyone. The reason behind his changed image is his toning down in terms of behavior and more matured approach towards society. He has been an exceptional performer from the day he stepped up in international arena, winning matches for his team. There were some shortcomings in the beginning but credit goes to his never say no to learning attitude, he has won over them quite comprehensively.

After going through a brief lean patch in Test cricket, the right hand batsman, has made a resounding comeback. He has batted like a true champion in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, making sure Team India is on the top.