Virat Kohli has found a new fan in English football star Harry Kane
Virat Kohli (left) and Harry Kane (Courtesy: Getty Images)

90*, 59*, 50, 7, 49, 56*, 41*, 23, 55*, 24, 82*, 89*, 75, 79, 33, 80, 100*, 14, 52 and 108*. Well, these are Virat Kohli’s scores in Twenty20 (T20) cricket in 2016. Kohli’s popularity seems to be soaring day by day. Why not, the 27-year-old has taken his game to the next level and has redefined batting in the limited-overs format.

His followers in social media are on a steep rise and other stars from other sports have also added to his fan brigade. We know football star, Gareth Bale is fond of Kohli’s skills and now Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane was mighty impressed by Kohli’s show on Saturday. Kohli smacked a brilliant 108 not out from 58-balls to help his side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to an empathic win against the MS Dhoni-led Rising Pune Supergiants. READ MORE: IPL 2016: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rising Pune Supergiants by 7 wickets, Stars and Flops

Kane, 22, who has most goals in the English Premier League in 2015-16 season, took to Twitter to congratulate Kohli.