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West Delhi Cricket Academy felicitated Virat Kohli for his Padma Shri Award

By Nilabh Aole -

On Sunday, West Delhi Cricket Academy had felicitated Indian skipper Virat Kohli at a function to celebrate his Padma Shri Award and also for his appointment as India captain across all the formats.

Some crucial people of Virat's life were present at the function which includes veteran cricket administrator Rajeev Shukla, his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma, and former cricketer Atul Wassan.

Talking about Virat's success, his coach Sharma said, "Virat achieved success because of his work ethic and discipline. He has evolved as a player in all three formats and it is a matter of great pride that the world today acknowledges Virat's amazing talent."

While, Virat said, "I have been with Rajkumar Sir for 19 years and my roots are with the academy. Every time I go there I learn something."

Kohli and Co. will be up against  Bangladesh for one-off Test against at Hyderabad starting 9 February, ahead of the four-Test series against Australian which is scheduled to start from 23 February in Pune.

Nilabh Aole

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