Prior to the 2023 Asia Cup taking place from August 30 to September 17, Virat Kohli is enjoying valuable moments with his family. He and his spouse Anushka Sharma were observed in Alibaug, commencing the building of their new residence on Sunday, August 13th.
Numerous images circulating widely on X (formerly referred to as Twitter) captured Kohli donning a gray T-shirt and coordinating cap, along with Anushka who chose to match Kohli’s attire by wearing a black shirt and sky-blue jeans.
The photographs emerged several days subsequent to Kohli refuting allegations of receiving a substantial sum of Rs 11.5 crore for a promotional post on Instagram. The 34-year-old holds the distinction of being the most followed Asian on the platform, boasting a follower count of 256 million.
Kohli posted a tweet:
“While I am grateful and indebted to all that I’ve received in life, the news that has been making rounds about my social media earnings is not true.”
While I am grateful and indebted to all that I’ve received in life, the news that has been making rounds about my social media earnings is not true. 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 12, 2023
India relies on Virat Kohli for the 2023 Asia Cup and ODI World Cup
Virat Kohli stands as a shining prospect for Team India in the upcoming 2023 Asia Cup and ODI World Cup. With a remarkable performance this year, Kohli has tallied 427 runs in 10 matches, maintaining an impressive average of 53.38, which includes two centuries.
Kohli’s next match will be against arch-rivals Pakistan in Pallekale on September 2nd. The cricketer born in Delhi has an impressive track record against Pakistan in ODIs, having scored 536 runs in 13 matches at an average of 48.73, which features two centuries and a top score of 183. In his most recent appearance against Pakistan during the 2022 T20 World Cup, the batsman at the No. 3 position played a remarkable inning of 82 not out from 53 deliveries.
India emerged victorious in that match, securing a win by four wickets. Kohli recently overtook Jacques Kallis, entering the top five run-scorers in international cricket. He is just 102 runs away from becoming the quickest player to reach 13,000 runs in ODIs.
Presently, he has accumulated 12,898 runs across 265 innings. Sachin Tendulkar, with 321 innings, holds the record for the fastest 13,000 runs in the 50-over format.