It is impossible to overstate Virat Kohli’s significance. The outstanding batsman has done wonders for the Indian cricket team over the years, establishing his status as one of the finest in the world. Not just in India, but all across the world, Virat has a sizable following base. Moreover, some of Kohli’s coworkers are also among his fans. Former Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun related a remarkable story about one such fan. And it was none other than bowler Mohammed Siraj who was the player in issue.
Siraj, who had previously played for Royal Challengers Bangalore while Kohli was captain, joined the Indian team. The spinner discussed Kohli, the franchise captain at the time, with Arun there and professed his appreciation for him.
“Siraj served as Virat’s principal ally. “Sir, mujhe Virat ki tarah banna hai,” he remarked when he approached me following his maiden season with RCB, according to Arun on the “The Birth of New India” podcast “exclusive on Cricbuzz.
“He had witnessed Virat’s success, which, in my opinion, made him hungrier. have to make a lot of sacrifices like him.”” He added.
Youth batters commonly express their adoration and want to be like Virat Kohli. But, if a bowler claims otherwise, it
“You may become someone who is recognisable via bowling. No, sir, I’ll do whatever it takes to be like him, he retorted. Mohammed Siraj was therefore greatly influenced by the fact that he was such a Big admirer and then got the opportunity to play for him and beside him “He continued.