'31 & Top Of The World - A Great Place': Harsha Bhogle On Virat Kohli
On the occasion of Virat Kohli's 31st birthday, commentator Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter to extend his warm wishes on the modern cricketing maestro's birthday. Taking to the microblogging website, Bhogle wished Kohli a happy birthday and said that being at the top of the world at 31 is surely a good place to be. Regarded as one of the 'Top 4,' Virat Kohli has also earned the reputation of being a great leader since the time he was bestowed upon with captaincy across all formats. Kohli has also been successful in taking the Indian Test Team to number one in ICC Test rankings and hold the spot firmly. Since the start of his international career, he has scored 21036 runs in 393 matches. In Test matches, he has scored 7066 runs in 82 matches, in ODI matches, he has scored 11,520 runs in 239 matches whereas in T20s he has notched up 2450 matches in 72 matches so far.
Harsha Bhogle wishes Captain Kohli
31 and top of the world. A great place to be. A very happy birthday to you @imVkohli— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 5, 2019
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Virat Kohli's exceptional journey
The skipper's journey from when he began his career for the Men in Blue under the wings of Captain Cool MS Dhoni to becoming a successful skipper of the Indian team has been groundbreaking and spectacular. With consistency in skill and performance, the Indian skipper is easily the most respected cricketer in the world and he is after breaking records, those being held by legends of the game for a very long time. Indian captain Virat Kohli became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a single decade, the incredible stat providing another reflection of his greatness.
Netizens hail 'G.O.A.T" Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli was hailed as a G.O.A.T - Greatest of all time - by the fans as they paid tribute to the batting maestro on his birthday. Virat Kohli, who is on a break from cricket at the moment, is currently touring Bhutan with his soulmate and wife Anushka Sharma. The ace batsman responded to the wishes of his fans, teammates and well-wishers and thanked them from the bottom of his heart. Fans trended the hashtag GOAT in dedication to Virat Kohli on his birthday, taking Twitter by a storm.