New Delhi, March 28: Cricket icon Virat Kohli will find space along with sports legends Cristiano Ronaldo, Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev when his wax figure will be kept in display at the Madame Tussauds Delhi.

The statue will be placed in the interactive sports zone along with plenty other prominent sports figures.

Talking about his inclusion in Madame Tussauds Delhi, an excited Virat Kohli said: “It’s a great honour to be chosen as one of the figures at Madame Tussauds. All thanks to the Madame Tussauds team who were extremely patient during the sitting sessions and for giving me a lifetime memory“

Anshul Jain, General Manager, and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. Said: “We are thrilled to announce the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s figure as the 23rd attraction. He holds the heart and respect of every Indian and a perfect choice to have him as our next Figure.. We are confident that Virat’s wax figure will be a major draw for his fans not only from India but from around the world as he is one of the great cricketers that the world has seen.”

Madame Tussauds expert artists flew in from London to meet Virat Kohli for the sitting, where they took over 200 specific measurements and images to create an authentic figure.