Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer was asked a question in an interview by ESPNCricinfo that who would win in an arm-wrestling match between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Virat Kohli has been looked up to as the fittest cricketer in the world right now. His India teammate Pandya also has a great physique and is quite fit.
Shreyas Iyer will be leading Delhi Capitals this IPL season, Virat Kohli will be leading RCB, and Hardik Pandya will represent Mumbai Indians. They are all currently in UAE, training with their respective squads after completing the mandatory quarantine on travel from India.
Who would win an Arm-wrestling match between Virat Kohli & Hardik Pandya: Shreyas Iyer answers
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer has opined, according to him Virat Kohli would win in an arm-wrestling battle with Hardik Pandya. He was asked by ESPNCricinfo in a video quiz, he said Pandya had a better physique out of the duo.
25-year-old Iyer is all praises for his Team India skipper Kohli and lauded him for his strong resolve.
“It’s really a phenomenal feeling when he talks or compliments his teammates… He’s a role model for all the youngsters out there.”
“Whenever he goes out on the field it feels as if he’s playing his first game. He’s never tired, always energetic like a lion. You see a different body language when he enters the ground, something great to learn from him.”
Shreyas Iyer and Virat Kohli also share a special bond as each other’s neighbors in Mumbai
Kohli and Iyer live very near to each other in Mumbai and had been exchanging homemade food with each other during the coronavirus pandemic triggered a lockdown. Shreyas brought Kohli Neer Dosas which his mother made and Kohli sent him some Mushroom Biryani.
A kind neighbour who lives 500 m away from us brought us some home made neer dosas and made us smile. A big Thank you to your mom amigo we haven't had such delicious dosas for a longgg time. Hope you enjoyed the mushroom biriyani we sent back. 😃 Good man @ShreyasIyer15 pic.twitter.com/NywJAhvQ3G
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 8, 2020
The Indian duo will be seen in action in the IPL which is set to begin from September 19 till November 10, a total 53-day campaign will see all the eight teams play in UAE. The venue this time is UAE and matches will be played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.