Virat Kohli who is playing his 100th Test match currently against Sri Lanka reacted emotionally to news of legendary leg spinner Shane Warne passing way before the start of play on Day 2 in the Mohali Test.
Australian spinner Shane Warne passed away aged 52 in Thailand due to a suspected heart attack.
Virat Kohli Said Shane Warne’s Death Was Unexpected And He Is In Disbelief And Shock After Hearing The News
“Got the sad news last night about demise of Shane Warne last night. Out of nowhere to be honest. We keep doing what we do and we think life is all about what we are involved in. I realise very quickly life is too unpredictable and fickle and need to grateful for all the moments we are alive,” said Virat Kohli.
“Passing at age of 52 is totally unexpected, went far too early. I stand here in disbelief and shock as I got to know him off-the field too. He brought a charisma to every conversation he was part and with that I could understand what he brought on the field as well,” said Virat Kohli to Star Sports.“Just a honest honest man, any conversation you could see he spoke too clearly, knew exactly what he was saying. He lived life king-size. Very grateful to have known him, for me the greatest spinner to play the game. I hope we can put the right perspective about life and just be grateful god has blessed us with to be alive and healthy. My deepest condolences to their family and they have all our support. God bless his soul,” he added.