- Sep 23, 2023
- Oct 4, 2022
Virat Kohli is just a big figure of inspiration all over India and he has a massive fan following everywhere he goes. He has got the love of the people with him. In his years, as he evolved from a young player to a cricketing superstar, he has a big footprint as a real-life superhero, being a cricketer for the Men in Blue.
Virat had a great Asia Cup 2022 and emerged as the second-highest scorer of the tournament, with 276 runs to his name at an average of 92 and at a strike rate of 147.59. with the highest score of 122 which came in the last game against Afghanistan. This also was his 71st international ton and his maiden hundred in T20 cricket.
Just before the start of the T20 series against Australia, Virat Kohli was handed over a touching gift from one of his fans at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. In a video uploaded by Punjab Cricket Association on Instagram, a female fan can be seen handing out a portrait of Virat Kohli to the talismanic batter himself.
Virat Kohli was also seen interacting with the fan about the handmade painting and it broke the internet with the fans having a moment of superlative happiness and joy. Also, in the video, the Indian cricketers along with the likes of KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Harshal Patel and Hardik Pandya were spotted entering the stadium to gear up for the practice session.
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After the Asia Cup debacle, the Rohit Sharma-led side will want to push the reset button and get their combinations right with the 20-20 World Cup around the corner. The skipper of India at present will have an almost full squad at his disposal barring the absence of Ravindra Jadeja who is out of the 20-20 World Cup recovering from surgery and Mohammad Shami who is sidelined due to Covid.