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Lata Mangeshkar dedicates song to Virat Kohli after Mumbai win

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Legendary Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar dedicated a song to Virat Kohli recently. The iconic singer was delighted after India beat England by an innings and 36 runs at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. India now lead the 5-match Test series 3-0 with a Test match to play. The last match of the series will commence on December 16 at Chennai. It was skipper Virat Kohli who led India from the front in the Mumbai Test. Kohli smashed a mammoth 235 to help India post in excess of 600 in the first innings. That set the tone for India’s dominion in the match.

This was his third double century in this calendar year. The ton also marked his 2nd ton in the ongoing series against England. He had earlier scored 167 in the Vizag Test. A very delighted Lata Mangeshkar chose to dedicate a song to Virat Kohli on the occasion. She picked up one of her most beautiful songs to pay tribute to Kohli’s stellar knock. She took to micro-blogging site Twitter as she posted the song ‘Aakash hain us par bhi’ for Virat Kohli.

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To go with the song, Lata Mangeshkar also added a caption. She wrote that the song is specially dedicated to Kohli for his knock of 235 runs. Lata Mangeshkar wrote, “Khas taur se Virat Kohli Kohli ko badhaai deti hun jinhone 235 run banaaye.” This translates to ‘specially for Virat Kohli. I congratulate Kohli who scored 235 runs.’ It is certain that the English batsman will absolute love the gesture made by the legendary singer.

Virat Kohli has had a brilliant 2016 thus far. He started off the year with good show in Australia. He scored tons in the ODIs and performed exceedingly well in the T20Is. He was arguably the best batsman in the World T20 where India finished as the semi-finalists. His good run continued in the IPL as well. He scored 4 centuries in the IPL. Later, he plundered runs in the Test series against West Indies and New Zealand before tormenting the English team in the ongoing series.

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