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Kohli overtakes Sachin on Twitter, becomes most followed Indian sportsperson

Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli on December 23rd overtook legend Sachin Tendulkar to become the most followed Indian sportsperson on Twitter. Tendulkar, until this, held the numero uno spot on this social networking website. 

Kohli leads the list with 4,870,190 fans, quite higher than Tendulkar’s 4,869,849 fans. Tendulkar is followed by Indian cricket team’s skipper MS Dhoni, who has 3,327,033 fans. 

In the list of top 10 Indian sportspersons followed the most on Twitter, total of 9 cricketers feature in it with Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh at 4th and 5th position respectively. Tennis ace Sania Mirza is the sole non-cricketer who features in this list. She is at 7th position with 2,209,855 fans. 

 

List of top 10 Indian sportspersons followed the most on Twitter:

Sportspersons

Twitter Followers

Virat Kohli

4,870,190

Sachin Tendulkar

4,869,849

M.S. Dhoni

3,327,033

Virender Sehwag

3,180,081

Yuvraj Singh

2,723,290

Suresh Raina

2,617,828

Sania Mirza

2,209,855

Zaheer Khan

1,732,655

Gautam Gambhir

1,643,423

Rohit Sharma

1,586,641

 

Image Courtesy: shiningindianews

 

 

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