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Cricket fraternity congratulates Kohli on receiving Padma Shri

Kohli recieved the award from President of India on Thursday

By Saurabh Malhotra -

Indian Cricket Team skipper Virat Kohli was honoured with the Padma Shri Award on Thursday by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Padma Shri is India's 4th biggest civillian award and has been handed out to the very best cricketers produced by India in the past. Kohli was very emotional and a proud man after receiving the honour in front of his family members at the ceremony in New Delhi.

His teammates also took to Twitter to congratulate him and in return Kohli took time out to reply each one of them. Here are the tweets posted by BCCI and members of Team India: