Virat Kohli, the captain of Indian cricket team has come a long way. He has been ranked as the best batsman in the world right now. Virat Kohli has been ranked as number one batsman in both ODI and Test Series.
His contribution to Indian cricket team is huge to be put under words. He has a huge fan following all around the world. He is considered as a rolemodel by millions of people. He has been, highly consistent over the last few years leaving everyone in awe. With already a massive 18,000 runs in his name, Virat is set to achieve some great success.
Recently, Virat Kohli was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for his commendable contributions to the game of cricket. It is the highest and the most prestigious award given by the government of India to acknowledge and appreciate a sportsperson.
Virat Kohli is the third cricketer to receive this prestigious award, after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
After the event, the master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar took to twitter and congratulated the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli on being honored with Khel Ratna. In his tweet he wished that the dynamic Indian cricketer keeps making everyone proud and has asked him to keep up the good work.
Here, have a look at the tweet of Sachin Tendulkar :
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 26, 2018
The tweet read:
“Congratulations @imVkohli on receiving the #KhelRatna. May you continue making us proud. Keep up the good work!,”
Bollywood actress and wife of Virat, Anushka Sharma was also present at the event alongwith his mother Saroj Kohli, and brother Vikas Kohli. All of the three family members present at the event looked to be extremely proud of what Virat Kohli has achieved.
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