Indian cricket’s poster boy Virat Kohli is making waves not only on the cricket field but also off it. Arguably the best batsman in the world right now, the India skipper is the number one ODI and T20I player in the world and is currently the only batsman to have 50-plus averages in all the formats of the game.
After the retirement of stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Saurav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, India needed a batsman to become the next flag-bearer of the team and one can easily say that Kohli has done it with utmost aplomb. The 28-year old’s consistent performances at the highest level of the sport added to his attractive personality that has made him one of the richest cricketers in the world.
Recently, Kohli was the only Indian to feature on Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes of 2016. Ranked at No 89, the Indian run-machine earned a whopping $22 million over the last 12 months- $3 million through salary and winnings and $19 million through brand endorsements.
So here are we are having a look at 7 things that Kohli can easily afford:
6. The most expensive car in the world:
The most expensive car in the world, McLaren P1 costs a whopping $1.15 million but Kohli can easily afford it.
5. Eat the most expensive pudding of the world:
Made of Belgian chocolate and Caviar, Lindeth-Howe’s pudding is the most expensive food item in the world and with its price being $35,000, the Indian batting star can surely enjoy the luxurious delicacy.
4. Can enjoy some time-off from cricket in the most expensive hotel ever:
With a whopping $68,000 fee per night, the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland is the most expensive hotel room in the world and Kohli can certainly give it a try.
3. Can sport the most expensive watch of the world:
Virat Kohli’s love for watches is very well known and the best batsman can try out the most expensive watch in the world when he suits up next time. The Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 Quadruple Tourbillon is the costliest wrist watch of the world and costs a whopping $750,000.
2. can play with the costliest bat on the world:
How beautiful would it be to see the Indian batting mainstay coming out to bat with the most expensive willow of the world which once belonged to MS Dhoni? The World Cup-winning skipper’s bat was bought by RK Global Shares and Securities at an ‘East meets West’ charity in London for around $162,000.
1. Can own the most expensive apartment in India:
NCPA apartments in Mumbai’s Nariman Point are the most expensive ones in the country. Last year, Kohli bought a luxury pad in realty developer Omkar Realtors & Developers’ residential project Omkar 1973 in plush Worli locality of Mumbai for Rs 34 crore and can easily add one more to his collection.