India captain Virat Kohli has come up with a new haircut after the Nottingham win. Kohli, the ICC No 1 batsman in Tests played a pivotal role in the Indian wins he scored 200 runs in the match and bagged the Man of the Match. His 200 runs in the match also comprised of his 23rd Test century. The 29-year-old India captain is known for his experiment of hairstyles. Also Read - Devdutt Padikkal Wants to take Domestic Form into IPL 2021
It seems he recently met ace hairstylist Aalim Hakim, who gave him a new look. Hakim is well-renowned for giving new hairstyles to celebrities and is the go-to person when it comes to getting a new look. Also Read - IPL 2021 | To Have Captain Virat Kohli at Other End Makes Job Little Easier: RCB's Glenn Maxwell
Kohli took to Twitter to give a sneak peek of his new look and he captioned it as, “A day with the boys at work!” Also Read - Rohit bats for Conservation of Rhinos
Meanwhile, Kohli’s scores of 97 and 103 at Nottingham took him to a career-best 937 points in ICC’s latest Test rankings.
The 29-year-old had reached the number one spot after totalling 200 runs in the first Test at Edgbaston, but scores of 23 and 17 at Lord’s meant he slipped back down.
He is now only one point outside the top 10 of an all-time rating points list: Don Bradman (961 points), Steve Smith (947), Len Hutton (945), Jack Hobbs and Ricky Ponting (both on 942), Peter May (941), and Gary Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Vivian Richards and Kumar Sangakkara (all on 938 points).
With India winning at Nottingham, it makes the 4th Test at Southampton interesting as the visiting side now has the confidence and the conditions there will suit the Indian style of play.
Here is the Indian team for the last two Tests.
Virat Kohli (C), Dhawan, Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Pujara, Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ashwin, Jadeja, Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Shami, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Karun Nair, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hanuma Vihari