Virat Kohli reveals eight secrets about himself and people around him
Kohli revealed some secrets involving Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and many others.
Published - Nov 8, 2017 1:03 am | Updated - Nov 8, 2017 1:03 am
Cricket fans across the world are all updated with the happenings on and off the field, but the dressing room is a place from where anything hardly comes out in public domain. And even the players keep a lot of personal information very close to their chest and despite being a matter of mass interest doesn’t come out in the public. In Indian cricket, Virat Kohli is the biggest star. He seems very serious on the field, off the field he knows how to have fun.
The Delhi dasher revealed some dressing room secrets involving Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and some of his other Indian team-mates during a recent appearance on a chat show hosted by his friend Gaurav Kapoor. So here we sum India’s dressing room banter in nine hilarious quotes.
1) All-rounder Hardik Pandya just listens to English songs, but hardly understand the languages.
Hardik Pandya is one of the brightest all-rounders in Indian cricket. In recent time, the young lad from Baroda has become the poster boy of Indian cricket. He is a utility player as he enjoys to perform for India. But, off the field, the flamboyant cricketer has to face bullying of his senior teammates. His captain revealed that he listen to English songs but doesn’t understand the lyrics.
2) Virat loves to have Choley Bhaturey from Ram’s at Rajouri Garden
Indian captain is a fitness freak, he maintains a strict diet. His childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma said that Kohli sacrificed butter naan, mutton roll and many other famous Delhi dishes, but he had to leave all these to maintain his fitness. However, whenever he gets a chance he loves to have Choley Bhaturey from Ram’s at Rajouri Garden.
3) Hardik Pandya doesn’t have any control over his tongue
India all-rounder is an outspoken cricketer. He doesn’t have control over what he speaks. According to Kohli, Pandya often has slip of tongue, as a result, he becomes a butt of jokes.
4) Rohit Sharma is the funniest person he knows
Indian opener Rohit Sharma is a serious man on the field. He loves to hit the white ball hard and is known for playing big innings. But, off the field, he is the funniest man in the dressing room. He often cracks jokes and breaks the silence in the changing room.
5) Zaheer Khan is Kohli’s relationship advisor
Virat recently admitted that the left-arm pacer India ever produced Zaheer Khan gave him important relationship advice which helped him transform things in his personal life. During Kohli’s initial days he used to take relationship advice from Zaheer. He also told all the viewers that they should go to Zak whenever they need an advice.
6) Kohli has not eaten butter chicken and naan in the past four years
Virat trains hard to keep himself at the prime of fitness to ensure he is at his best for the matches. He is known for his running between the wicket and acrobatic fielding alongside his exquisite batting display.
Before being a fitness cautious cricketer, butter chicken and naan used to be Kohli’s staple meal, recently Rajkumar Sharma revealed. However, to keep himself fit Kohli had to sacrifice all that and he did quite happily.
7) His breakfast
Kohli has heavy breakfast every day full of protein, fat, calcium and Omega 3. He has three egg whites, one whole egg, spinach, a lot of cheese and sometimes smoked salmon.
8) Umpire Kumara Dharamasena is afraid of Chris Gayle
He also revealed that former Sri Lanka cricketer and current ICC elite panel umpire Kumar Dharamasena is afraid of West Indies batsman Chris Gayle for his hard-hitting batting style.
Gayle, who is Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate, is an evil to the bowlers and umpires often have a tough time on the field and Dharmasena didn’t hide his concern by revealing it to Kohli. He asked him to ensure when Gayle hits the ball down the grown Virat doesn’t deflect it at him.