Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli was spotted with his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma, leaving the city for a short holiday before the IPL 2019 starts on March 23.
Virat Kohli was looking uber cool and stylish in a black striped shirt and black pant with black shoes and black sunglasses. Virat Kohli also had a stylish sling bag on his shoulders.
Anushka Sharma was looking trendy in a short top teamed with a blue denim jacket and white ripped jeans with black shoes. She also had put on black sunglasses.
In all probability, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have left the city for a quick holiday before Virat Kohli becomes busy with the IPL, starting on March 23.
Virat Kohli pulling Anushka Sharma in this picture, aren't they cute together? Virat Kohli will captain a strong Royal Challengers Bangalore team in search of their maiden IPL title.
After a brilliant 2018, 2019 has started off on a rough note for the captain Virat Kohli. India suffered series defeats in the T20I series and the ODI series against Australia at home. This is the first ODI series loss for captain Virat Kohli on home soil.
As a batsman, Virat Kohli has had a good series versus Australia. He scored back-to-back centuries to take his century tally in ODIs to 41.
Virat Kohli with 41 centuries is now just 8 centuries behind Sachin Tendulkar's all-time ODI record of 49 centuries. Sachin Tendulkar although has 100 international centuries in total, while Virat Kohli has 66.
Virat Kohli was born on November 5, 1988, in Delhi into a Punjabi family. His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli, is a housewife. He has an older brother, Vikas, and an older sister, Bhavna. According to his family, when he was three-years-old, Kohli would pick up a cricket bat, start swinging it and ask his father to bowl at him.
Virat Kohli's father died on December 18, 2006, due to a stroke after being bed-ridden for a month. Regarding his early life, Virat Kohli has said in an interview, "I've seen a lot in life. Losing my father at a young age, the family business not doing too well, staying in a rented place. There were tough times for the family... It's all embedded in my memory." According to Kohli, his father supported his cricket training during his childhood, "My father was my biggest support. He was the one who drove me to practice every day. I miss his presence sometimes."
At the 2016 IPL, Virat Kohli broke the record for most runs in an IPL season (of 733 runs) by scoring 973 runs in 16 matches at an average of 81.08, winning the Orange Cap. He scored four centuries in the tournament, having never scored one in the Twenty20 format before the start of the season.
In the 2018 IPL season, Virat Kohli was retained by RCB for a price of Rs. 17 crore, the highest for any player that year.
Lovebirds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma were all smiles as they were entering Mumbai airport. The cricketer and his wife in all probability are off for a short holiday before the IPL 2019 kicks off on March 23. (Pics/ Yogen Shah)
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.