Virat Kohli Credits Anushka Sharma for his Prominence as a Leader

Virat Kohli Credits Anushka Sharma for his Prominence as a Leader

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka got married in 2017. Photo Credit: Twitter.

Team India skipper Virat Kohli is enjoying is successive run, be it on or off-the-field. Kohli. The star batsman has been a run machine who further led India to glory on the Australian soil by clinching a histories Test series win. Thus, Kohli himself has often praised his better-half and actor, Anushka Sharma. He recently shed light on his captaincy after his marriage.

Moreover, the top-order batsman Kohli in his recent interview, has revealed that marriage makes one more responsible.

While speaking about the niceties, Kohli further admitted the fact that it’s a different challenge altogether. He reiterated the marriage further pushes things to make one understand the situation better.

“You become more responsible (after marriage). It’s very different from the responsibility you had in your life. You start understanding things much better and you start putting things into perspective a lot more,” Kohli revealed in London during the captain’s media day gathering while speaking to ICC’s Ridhima Pathak.

Kohli credits wife for his improvement in captaincy:

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni
But again, Dhoni will help Kohli at the World Cup. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Kohli has praised his wife Anushka for her unconditional support from time to time. He believes the responsibility has helped his leadership role while marshalling his troops in the national team. While crediting his wife, Kohli believes she has been a reason for him becoming a better human being apart from the player.

It could be further backed by his results as a dynamic leader. In 68 ODI matches, India has won 49 games, lost 17 under Kohli’s captaincy.

“I have become a lot more responsible. That helps you in captaincy as well. It’s only improved my captaincy and me as a human being and as a player,” he added.

During his interview, Kohli has picked legendary leg-spinner, Shane Warne when being asked who’s the one player whom he would like to see partaking in the contemporary World Cup.

“One guy that I would love to have from the past would be Shane Warne,” Kohli stated.

The 30-year-old Kohli conceded that he would like to see Warne bowling if he happened to be fielding on the ground for the same team. Thus, he has effusively praised Warne, who deceived best in business during his heydays.

“I would have loved to watch him bowl if I was in the same team being on the field, just watching him bowl and what he did to the batsmen would have been amazing,” Kohli concluced.

Currently, Kohli is in the United Kingdom (UK) to lead India for the first time at the ICC World Cup event. Besides, India will begin their World Cup on June 5 against the Proteas.

The twelfth edition of the World Cup will commence from May 30 in London.

Here’s the video of an interview:

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Tahir Ibn Manzoor is a staffer at, who follows cricket like food after listening to running commentary on a transistor radio when he was only eight, and penned down the scorecard when he turned 11. Twitter, Instagram: TahirIbnManzoor