Virat Kohli had a Twitter conversation with sprint legend Usain Bolt after bagging a Rs 110-crore new deal and it reveals the Indian team skipper's desire to improve all the time
Team India Virat Kohli made sports history after becoming the first Indian sportsperson to bag a Rs 110-crore deal with with one brand. According to reports, Kohli's eight-year deal with the Puma family will make the Indian skipper richer by over Rs 100 crores.
Virat Kohli shifted to Puma after his contract with Adidas ended and in doing so joined the ranks of Usain Bolt and Thiery Henry.
Well,Jamaican sprinter and Olympic legend Usain Bolt congratulated the Delhi lad for joining the German sportswear as their brand ambassador.
The 28-year-old has been fine form and scoring runs at a fast pace and breaking records at an even faster pace. But that's not enough and he's hungry for more.
Responding to the world's fastest man's congratulations, Kohli expressed the desire to become as fast as sprint superstar.
Usain Bolt strikes his winning pose
Bolt had earlier tweeted, "Great choice @imVkohli Time to go to the next level #ForeverFaster"
Former Indian skippers Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar had earlier signed Rs 100-crore deals, but those were multi-year contracts with various brands.
India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates his 200 runs during the test match against Bangladesh at Uppal Stadium in Hyderabad. Pic/PTI
Here's what Usain Bolt said:
Virat replied with: