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Brett Lee Offers Virat Kohli To Have His First Child In Australia

Virat Kohli will leave for India and miss the last 3 tests to attend the birth of his first child.

Brett Lee has suggested Virat Kohli have his first child in Australia. Virat Kohli is always a major attraction whenever he plays cricket in Australia. Former players, fans and media always hype the India and Australia around Kohli. This time Kohli will have a shortened tour down under and will fly back to India after the conclusion of the first test.

Brett Lee Offers Virat Kohli To Have His First Child In Australia

The BCCI has already granted him a fatherhood leave to Kohli who is eager to be with his wife Anushka Sharma for the birth of their first child. Now Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has offered Kohli to have his child in Australia and play the last three tests. Lee further jokingly also added that in future Kohli’s child can wear the baggy green and represent Australia in Test cricket.

“If you would like to Mr. Kohli, you are welcome to have your child in Australia. Because we will accept you. If you have a little girl, fantastic. If you have a little boy, fantastic. They might become a Baggy Green”, Brett Lee said in an interview for Mid-Day.

Before Lee, even Alan Border had advised Kohli to stay in Australia so that he and Anushka can have their first child in their country. Aussies love watching Kohli bat and captain the side as he always plays an aggressive brand of cricket. Nevertheless, the Indian captain has already made his mind and will depart for India after the pink ball test.

Meanwhile, Lee is looking forward to watching Rohit Sharma in the last two tests. Rohit has already reached Australia and is aiming to get wholly fit for the Sydney and Brisbane Test matches. When it came to picking his favourites from both the teams, Lee took the names of Pat Cummins and Rohit Sharma.

“I think in the Australian team I would have to say Pat Cummins, and in the Indian cricket team, I love watching, I mean I can pick 30 of them, but I like watching Rohit Sharma play when he plays his pull shot”, Lee said.

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