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Watch: Here's what Virat Kohli said about wife Anushka Sharma during BCCI awards

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 13, 2018, 8:56 am IST
Updated Jun 13, 2018, 4:03 pm IST
Kohli was awarded the Polly Umigar Award for a phenomenal 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.
Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma stole the limlelight during the  6th MAK Pataudi Lecture in Bengalurur on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
 Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma stole the limlelight during the 6th MAK Pataudi Lecture in Bengalurur on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

Bengaluru: Team India skipper Virat Kohli has always been limelight not only for his on field performances, but off field as well.. He is one of the most followed cricketers and a style icon for youngsters.

On Tuesday during the BCCI annual award function, once again all the spotlight was on Kohli who attended the function along with his wife Anushka Sharma . It was a night to remember for him, as he was awarded the Polly Umigar Award for the best cricketer at the sixth MAK Pataudi Lecture.

 

Kohli had a phenomenal 2016-17 season, where he amassed 1332 runs in 13 Tests at a phenomenal average of 74, while he averaged 84.22 for his 1516 runs in 27 ODIs during the period. In the six Tests played in the 2017-18 seasons, Kohli scored 896 runs at an average of 89.6, while ODI average stands at 75.50.

kohli and shastri(Photo: PTI)

Kohli received the award from present India coach Ravi Shastri and after receiving the award he said, “My wife is here so makes it more special.”

Virat will not be a part of the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan after sustaining neck injury. The injury also ruled him out of county games for Surrey. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation.

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