Virat Kohli’s T20 Win becomes India’s Most-Liked Instagram Post

Virat Kohli took to Instagram to share a post of India’s T20 World Cup victory. It has gone on to become India’s most-liked Instagram post.

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"Couldn’t have dreamt of a better day than this."

After India’s thrilling T20 World Cup victory, Virat Kohli took to Instagram to celebrate the win with an emotional note.

One picture features India’s squad lifting the trophy.

It has now proven to become a historic post as it has become the most-liked Instagram post in India, with more than 18 million likes.

Virat wrote: “Couldn’t have dreamt of a better day than this. God is great and I bow my head in gratitude. We finally did it. Jai hind.”

Virat shared further pictures of the celebrations from inside the locker room.

The post overtook Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani’s wedding pictures, which amassed 16 million likes.

In February 2023, the couple tied the knot amid much fan frenzy.

The pictures captivated fans and garnered attention.

After their record was broken, fans let Kiara know in the comments section.

One said: “Record broken.”

Another wrote: “King Kohli.”

A third added: “King Kohli broke your record.”

One comment read:

“The King has broken the record.”

Before Sidharth and Kiara’s wedding post, it was Alia Bhatt who held the record with 13.2 million likes for her wedding pictures with Ranbir Kapoor.

Virat Kohli's T20 Win becomes India's Most-Liked Instagram Post

Although Virat Kohli’s post continues to gain likes, it is still way behind Lionel Messi’s post, which is the most-liked Instagram post of all time.

The Argentinian legend shared images of himself celebrating the 2022 World Cup victory and it received over 75.3 million likes.

On June 29, 2024, India defeated South Africa by seven runs in a T20 World Cup final that was full of drama.

In what was India’s second T20 World Cup victory, it was a long time coming given that the first T20 title win came in the inaugural tournament in 2007.

After India’s triumph, both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma announced their T20I retirements.

Kohli said: “This was my last T20 World Cup. It is time for the new generation to come through for India now.

“We have some amazing players coming through and they have to take this team forward now.”

In his post-match press conference, Sharma revealed:

“This was my last game as well.

“There’s no better time to say goodbye to this format. I’ve loved every moment of this.

“I started my India career in T20 and this is what I wanted to do. I wanted to win the cup and say goodbye.”

Lead Editor Dhiren is our news and content editor who loves all things football. He also has a passion for gaming and watching films. His motto is to "Live life one day at a time".

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