Virat Kohli's tweet for Anushka Sharma is the Golden Tweet of the Year

Updated: Dec 09, 2016, 10:28 IST | The Hitlist Team

Beating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Virat Kohli's tweet in support of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma is being called the Golden Tweet of the Year. The tweet read — "Shame on people for trolling @AnushkaSharma non-stop. Have some compassion

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Beating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Virat Kohli's tweet in support of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma is being called the Golden Tweet of the Year. The tweet read — "Shame on people for trolling @AnushkaSharma non-stop. Have some compassion. She has always only given me positivity", had over 39,000 retweets and Twitterattis lauded the swashbuckling batsman for supporting the Bollywood actress. On Twitter alone, the post garnered over 1,07,000 likes. Meanwhile, the cricketer seems to be the man of the moment.

His ad for a fashion apparel hitting on gender bias, too, is topping the list of the year's best commercials. When we reached out to Virat, We were told that as per BCCI rules, cricketers aren't allowed to comment on anything apart from the game.

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