For his on-field brilliance and masterclass – India captain Virat Kohli is the cynosure of all eyes and is unarguably hailed as the biggest star on the block of world cricket’s map. Kohli’s every move or activity is carefully monitored by zillions of his fans and experts world over. Enjoying some time off from the hectic international schedule, Kohli will return to the scheme of things in the upcoming Australia tour to India where the two teams will play two T20Is and five one-day internationals. Also Read - Pakistan Captain Babar Azam Talks About Comparison With Virat Kohli
To manage the workload of Indian skipper ahead of the coveted World Cup 2019, BCCI has constantly kept a strong check on Kohli’s regime. Known to maintain a decent social media presence, Kohli has remained a very active participant on popular sites like – Instagram and Twitter. During a candid Insta chat, the 30-year old cricketer spill the beans on his favourite ‘things to do’ on the cricket field and off it as well. Also Read - Don’t Think Captaincy a Burden For Virat Kohli: Harbhajan Singh Feels Indian Skipper Leads From Front
Here’s the ‘unheard list’ of Kohli’s likes:- Also Read - Virat Kohli is The Greatest Batsman Ever: Dodda Ganesh on India Skipper's Comparison With Steve Smith
1. First Innings of Test match
2. Miles of green grass
3. Walk by the beach
4. Circuit training
5. Sound of bat ahgainst ball
6. Cold shower
8. Soft, cool breeze
9. Match-winning moments
10. Late Monsoon Winds
11. Sky full of clouds
Earlier, former Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara had also thrown his weight behind Kohli, saying the Indian captain will finish as one of the greatest ever cricketers, if not the greatest ever.
Kohli’s all-format batting ability has won him plaudits from the best in the business. The Indian captain’s uncomplicated ways with the bat have won him two more famous fans: Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, who have close to 25000 Test runs between them seem to love Kohli.
In an interview with India Today at the launch of their food joint, ‘Ministry of Crabs’ in Mumbai, Sangakkara lauded Kohli. “Everything about Virat’s game stands out. I think he is head and shoulders above anyone else in world cricket today. And I think going forward, he will be one of the greatest ever cricketers, if not the greatest ever,” he remarked.