Virat Kohli, on Sunday, produced a miraculous innings against Pakistan to get his team across the finish line. Almost 100,000 people at the Melbourne Cricket Ground experienced one of the greatest knocks by the veteran cricketer. He scored 82 runs in 53 balls in a match that seemed a lost cause at one point.
As expected, wishes for the 33-year-old began to pour in from all over the world. However, the one that would have meant the most to Virat was from his wife, Anushka Sharma. The Bollywood actress wrote a heartfelt message for Virat Kohli on Instagram.
“You beauty!! You freaking beauty!! You have brought sooooo much joy in peoples lives tonight and that too on the eve of Diwali!” Anushka wrote.
“You are a wonderful wonderful man my love. Your grit, determination and belief is mind boggling !! I have just watched the best match of my life I can say and although our daughter is too small to understand why her mother was dancing around and screaming wildly in the room, one day she will understand that her dad played his best innings that night which followed after a phase that was tough on him but he came out of it stronger and wiser than ever before!
So proud of you !! Your strength is contagious and you my love, are LIMITLESS!!
Love you forever and through thick and thin,” She added.
Here is Anushka Sharma’s Instagram Post
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Responding to this message, Virat Kohli thanked Anushka for being by his side. “Thank you my love for being by my side through everything every single moment. I feel so grateful and love you so much,” he replied.
Here is Virat Kohli’s reply
As for Virat’s innings, he built a crucial partnership with Hardik Pandya after India was four wickets down for a team score of 31 runs. The pair’s 113-run stand came at an important time for the team. In the end, India managed a four-wicket victory.