Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh penned a heartfelt note for ex-captain Virat Kohli, recalling the Delhi batter’s journey from youngster to one of the game’s all-time greats.
Yuvraj Singh gives Virat Kohli a special shoe and writes an emotional note for the Indian star (Reuters Photo)
- Yuvraj Singh posted a heartfelt message for Virat Kohli on social media
- Yuvraj also shared a photo of a pair of boots he gave to Kohli
- Virat, I’ve seen you grow as a cricketer and as a person: Yuvraj
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh wrote an emotional letter to batsman Virat Kohli on Tuesday, saying how he saw the ex-captain growing as a cricketer and as a person. Both Yuvraj and Kohli have played together for the India national cricket team and Royal Challengers Bangalore and share a special bond on and off the field.
Noting how Kohli has inspired many players across the nation with his hard work and dedication, Yuvraj also expressed his desire to see many more memorable shots from the Indian star in chases.
“To the little boy from Delhi @imvkohli. I want to dedicate this special shoe to you and celebrate your career as a captain that has brought smiles to millions of fans around the world. I hope you stay who YOU are, play like YOU do it and keep making the country proud,” tweeted Yuvraj Singh.
To the little boy from Delhi @imvkohli
I want to dedicate this special shoe to you and celebrate your career as a captain that has brought smiles to millions of fans around the world.
I hope you stay who YOU are, play how YOU do and keep making the country proud! pic.twitter.com/mwVPPh0JwU
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) February 22, 2022
‘Virat, I’ve seen you grow as a cricketer and as a person. From that little boy in the nets who walked shoulder to shoulder with the legends of Indian cricket, you are now a legend yourself leading the way for a new generation. Your discipline and passion on the pitch and dedication to the sport inspires every young child in this country to pick up the racquet and dream of one day donning the blue jersey,” Yuvraj wrote in the letter.
“You have increased your cricket level every year and already achieved so much in this wonderful game that it makes me even happier to watch you start this new chapter in your career. You were a legendary captain and a fantastic leader. I expect many more of your famous car chases,” he added.
Yuvraj also gifted Kohli a special edition golden boot while writing that the star-batter might be “King Kohli” to the world but will always be Cheeku to him.
“Mere liye tu hamesha Cheeku rahega aur duniya ke liye King Kohli. Always keep the fire burning inside you. you are a superstar Here is a special golden boot for you. Keep making the country proud!” concluded Yuvraj.
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