Virat Kohli rewards journo for outstanding excellence in the field of sports

A heart warming gesture by the Indian captain

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli celebrates. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

The focus of the Indian Cricket Team might be on the upcoming Colombo Test starting tomorrow, after defeating the home side comprehensively in the opening Test match at Galle. Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, made a heart-warming gesture towards one of the most respected journalists by presenting him with the Indian jersey to recognise his outstanding excellence in the field of sports journalism.

The name R Kaushik is a familiar name in the field of sports journalism. The Managing Editor of Wisden India, Kaushik, would be covering his 100th Test match in Colombo tomorrow between India and Sri Lanka. In order to mark the special occasion for the stalwart, Kohli and co. rewarded Kaushik with Team India’s jersey and congratulated him for his glorious career in cricket journalism.


The event occurred during a press conference on Thursday. Kaushik specializes in exception description about the game by going deep into it with the help of his analytical skills and non-complex writing, His articles and writing have generated a number of followers in the recent past.

Indian all-format captain Kohli was quick to laud his dedication towards the game. After presenting him with the jersey, Virat Kohli quoted,”It is a great achievement and I think you are one of those who truly understands the game, not looking for any masala, and I am really happy to present this Indian jersey to you and I hope you continue with your good work,” according to the Indian Express.

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After the win in the First Test match, Kohli and Co. would be looking forward to dominate the proceedings in the following test matches. The Indian team will be buoyed by the presence of KL Rahul in the line up who will make an international comeback after a long lay off due to a shoulder injury. He missed the First Test match at Galle due to a viral fever.