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Virat Kohli told : "So when he was sitting with his pads on, he saw that I delivered the first ball at 145-146 kph. So he thought there might be some issue with the speed gun. And then I bowled at 147 kph, so he told me that he asked his coach if he was telling a lie or there was some issue with the speed gun. " External link

news18 Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Loyalty above everything. Can't wait for what's to come," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I can never think of leaving this team. To have that loyalty. Till I am playing IPL, I am never leaving this team. We know we both want to win a title," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : "While our country is in the midst of coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : "While our country is in the midst of coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : “Throwback to when you could just climb up a tree and chill,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “2012 IPL I came back home and saw myself, was disgusted. I just wanted to change everything about myself. I also saw how the dynamics of cricket around the world were changing rapidly and how I felt we were far behind in intensity levels as other teams. They were moving far ahead of us in terms of fitness levels,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “That really bothered me and it had to start at an individual level first and that realisation came to me after that IPL season in 2012 when I was eating anything that was kept in front of me,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : “Ask Mahi bhai [Dhoni] about how this happened,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “2012 IPL I came back home and saw myself, was disgusted. I just wanted to change everything about myself. I also saw how the dynamics of cricket around the world were changing rapidly and how I felt we were far behind in intensity levels as other teams. They were moving far ahead of us in terms of fitness levels,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “I had seen you play for RCB, even then you played international bowlers with conviction and you would take them on. You were performing in first-class matches in a dominating way. That is something always stood out with you, I would say your character stood out for me than the number of runs. I knew you would be fearless without having any baggage,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Hanuma Vihari ) : “For me, the biggest marker is how a person approaches the game, so for example when you opened and we made Vihari open with you. The first opportunity we presented Vihari to open the batting, he said yes to it and that matters me to the most,” “I opened in my first series for India, I said yes to this opportunity and things worked out fine for me. So, a guy who wants to get into tough situations will come out either holding his head high or learning from his mistakes,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I had seen you play for RCB, even then you played international bowlers with conviction and you would take them on. You were performing in first-class matches in a dominating way. That is something always stood out with you, I would say your character stood out for me than the number of runs. I knew you would be fearless without having any baggage," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "For me, the biggest marker is how a person approaches the game, so for example when you opened and we made Vihari open with you. The first opportunity we presented Vihari to open the batting, he said yes to it and that matters me to the most," "I opened in my first series for India, I said yes to this opportunity and things worked out fine for me. So, a guy who wants to get into tough situations will come out either holding his head high or learning from his mistakes," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mayank Aggarwal ) : "I give her full credit for making me see different sides of things altogether and I am so grateful that she is my life partner. Because you learn from each other. I was a very close person, I wasn't a very practical person before," "So when you see another person and know that your life partner has a different outlook on things. You invariably are challenged to see another point of view said Indian skipper during the candid chat with Mayank" External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "All relaisation has come from being with Anushka. I would give full credit to her. It's been an absolute blessing in my life that I found a life partner like her. She has made me change as a person for good," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "All relaisation has come from being with Anushka. I would give full credit to her. It's been an absolute blessing in my life that I found a life partner like her. She has made me change as a person for good," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I know this is the truth. I give her full credit for making me see a different side of things altogether,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “If I had not met someone like her who is so convinced about what she wants to do; has such a great understanding of things. She understands people so well, she understand the situation well. It is an absolute blessing in life, she has changed me as a person for good, I can only thank her for that,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : "This phase has realised me to focus on life and cricket is just a part of it. " External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

irishsun Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : "This phase has realised me to focus on life and cricket is just a part of it." External link

irishsun Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are at home. It’s been difficult. It’s been intense. All over the world, We do have space. We went away to a farm before everything got intense. It is great we have a space to walk out. We have to be grateful. People are going through so much these days. It’s tough to watch,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “If I say I wasn’t nervous in 2014, I would be lying. I was very nervous before the first Test started. 2014 was a milestone in my career from where I thought things might go bad from there. I sat back and changed a few things, the way I thought the game, the way I approached the game, and played the game. I started being more fearless,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “The great thing about the 2018 tour was that I went as a captain and player. I did not think about any kind of redemption but I wanted to lead from the front and put those performances to make the team win,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “The great thing about the 2018 tour was that I went as a captain and player. I did not think about any kind of redemption but I wanted to lead from the front and put those performances to make the team win,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In the 2014 England tour, it was basically about not adjusting to the conditions and doing things that I wanted to do and being rigid about it. Being rigid about anything doesn't get you anywhere. It was a long and painful realisation but I realised it," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I never really paid attention to the perception of the people about me after 2014. Obviously, it troubled me a little because all my credibility as a player went away in a month or so. But then I stopped focussing on what people had to say about me," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I would not compromise on wanting a result in any situation. A draw comes to me, only and only if the situation has gone too bad or in the last hour when you don't have an option. I will not think of a draw from the first minute in the morning. " External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “2014 will be a milestone in my career. Lot of people take good tours as a milestone. That tour of 2014 will always be the milestone in my career. From where I thought things might go bad for me very soon because the next big tour was Australia. I had to sit down and change the way I thought and approached the game,” “I started being more fearless, not in situations which sort of seemed easy, like in white ball cricket, you invariably knew what the situation was. You prepared yourself, you get motivated very easily. But Test cricket, when it gets tough, to maintain your composure is the most difficult thing for a cricketer. That is something I really needed to correct” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Well, it was after the England tour in 2014. He (Shastri) called me and Shikhar to his room. He called for a bat as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ravi Shastri ) : “He told me something, which I started practicing which is standing outside the crease. He explained the mindset behind it: ‘You should be in control of the space you’re playing and not give the bowlers to get you out. So many dismissals get taken out when you’re standing outside the crease.’ I started doing that in Australia and the results were unbelievable,” “Ravi bhai asked me one thing, he asked me if I was afraid of the short ball. I said no. Then he said ‘good, then stand outside the crease’. I said I am willing to get hit but not get out. Before the tour game in 2018, Ravi bhai saw me practicing and asked me again why I was not standing outside the crease. ‘Why have you forgotten?’ So, I went back into the nets and did about 40 minutes of standing outside the crease. It was absolute chalk and cheese” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “The 2014 (tour) will be a milestone in my career. Lot of people take good tours as a milestone in their careers but for me 2014 will be a milestone,” External link

india Friday, July 24, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “I came back from England and spoke to Sachin Paaji and had a few sessions with him in Mumbai. I told him that I am working on my hip position. He made me realize the importance of big stride, a forward press against fast bowlers,” External link

india Friday, July 24, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In the 2014 England tour, it was basically about not adjusting to the conditions and doing things that I wanted to do and being rigid about it. Being rigid about anything doesn't get you anywhere. It was a long and painful realisation but I realised it," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I never really paid attention to the perception of the people about me after 2014. Obviously, it troubled me a little because all my credibility as a player went away in a month or so. But then I stopped focussing on what people had to say about me," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I would not compromise on wanting a result in any situation. A draw comes to me, only and only if the situation has gone too bad or in the last hour when you don't have an option. I will not think of a draw from the first minute in the morning. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "After the 2014 Test series, he called me and Shikhar (Dhawan) to his room and asked for a bat as well. Because he has such a keen understanding of the game, little things that you can do that make huge differences. From a lower order player to opening for India, averaging 40+ and scoring 100s in almost every country, you have to have a very good understanding of your game and the game in general. His understanding of the game is very sharp," External link

news18 Friday, July 24, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "With many learnings along the way, I'm grateful for your love and support you guys have shown me," External link

dnaindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "2008, 2020. With many learnings along the way, I'm grateful for your love and support you guys have shown me. Here's to the #1000thPost," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He just enjoys every minute of being on field and our understandings been brilliant over the years because when I walked into the team the reason why he gave me chances because he believed that I played the right intention and I’ll do anything for the team together,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He just enjoys every minute of being on field and our understandings been brilliant over the years because when I walked into the team the reason why he gave me chances because he believed that I played the right intention and I'll do anything for the team together," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Kya ho gaya bhai. Lockdown has reached unbearable limits I guess," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 6, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Hey @hardikpandya7 loved your fly push ups. Here's adding a little clap to it," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We try to probably stay clear of engagement, obviously. I think that was fully evident throughout the (last Test) series (in 2018),” “I think he likes to get in that tussle and it probably brings out the best in him, especially when he’s batting, that was always a no-go-zone for the bowlers” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli believes ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Today, when I come to bowl, I set my own field. Sometimes you go wrong if the captain is saying one thing and you have something else in mind. But you learn from these things. I appreciate Virat Kohli for this. He has always backed me. He believes in all the youngsters gives them full freedom. That's one of the reasons why Chahal and I have had a successful partnership. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Not just today but everyday we should celebrate the spirit of our doctors and health care workers. Thank you for your commitment towards helping so many people. I salute your spirit and dedication,” External link

india Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : “Throwback to this very special and important test in our journey as the test team that we are today,” “Adelaide 2014 was a game filled with emotion on both sides and an amazing one for people to watch too” External link

india Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “So in Math, we used to have exams and the maximum marks we could get in 100, right. I used to get 3, I was that good. And I did not understand, why someone would even want to learn math. I could not understand the complications behind it, I have never used those formulas in life” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, June 29, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Nothing comes close to playing a intense game in whites. What a blessing to be able to play Test cricket for India," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Friday, June 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT



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Mohammad Irfan added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli told this to me face to face. And when I bowled the next one at 148 kph, he told me that he abused the person next to him asking what sort of medium fast bowler I was, as I was bowling at 150 kph,” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Mohammad Irfan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Even Virat Kohli told me that the coaches next to him had said to him that I bowl at 130-135 kph only. It’s just that I am tall and will get some bounce but he will survive easily,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Mohammad Irfan added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli told this to me face to face. And when I bowled the next one at 148 kph, he told me that he abused the person next to him asking what sort of medium fast bowler I was, as I was bowling at 150 kph,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brett Lee said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I just want Kohli to go out there and enjoy his cricket, take all the pressure off himself as a captain and player,” External link

dnaindia Monday, August 10, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Brett Lee explained ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Because he is so good at that level, I think sometimes with all the pressure going around in the team, people are failing, he tries to get all the players on his back and tries to. carry them,” “All the RCB squad should help out in taking all the pressure off Kohli” External link

dnaindia Monday, August 10, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “During Virat Kohli’s wedding, I had a little corner time with him and he said as long as ‘I am beating the fastest sprinter in the team, I am going to consider myself fit enough to be playing international cricket or playing high-level cricket’,” External link

india Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "During Virat Kohli's wedding, I had a little corner time with him and he said as long as 'I am beating the fastest sprinter in the team, I am going to consider myself fit enough to be playing international cricket or playing high-level cricket'," "People like Tendulkar, Dhoni, these are champion cricketers. Once they are on public stage, you will never see Dhoni ever on a public stage, like a cricket field, looking slightly unfit or unable to sprint or run...," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I enjoy playing with him (Kohli) and the reason is that he is a very positive player. Once he is at the crease, I know, bowlers will try to take his wicket because they think they can get him out early," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Kane Richardson told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Huge. These guys (Virat, AB de Villiers) are the absolute legends of the game. Anything I can learn from them will be a bonus, that's for sure. I am really looking forward to playing with Virat, there are few more competitive players in the world. I am really looking forward to seeing what makes him tick," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Kane Richardson told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Huge. These guys (Virat, AB de Villiers) are the absolute legends of the game. Anything I can learn from them will be a bonus, that's for sure. I am really looking forward to playing with Virat, there are few more competitive players in the world. I am really looking forward to seeing what makes him tick," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Yuvraj Singh said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” “He showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. He did as much as he could” External link

news18 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” “He showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. He did as much as he could” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When you are at that position (captain), you have to take care of several things. When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not, I wouldn’t have been able to play again,” External link

india Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback Virat Kohli support me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture on 2019 World Cup and that selectors are not looking at you,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 Cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness,” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 Cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

John Gloster told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The good thing about Virat Kohli is that he is fitness conscious. The way he trains isn’t like how everyone else trains. Everybody has to train individually,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Junaid Khan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "The first ball I bowled to him was a wide but the next ball when I beat him, I thought 'he's a normal batsman'. Then I got some momentum," "Virat jokingly said to me ahead of the series that these are Indian pitches and that balls won't swing or seam here. I said 'we will see, because I have plenty of momentum with me as well" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brett Lee said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “There have been times where every captain's gone over the top from every nation. But I've enjoyed watching Kohli's captaincy. Because real passion comes through. He wants to do really well for the team,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Irfan Pathan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Sometimes you are getting too much backing which Virat Kohli is backing him in the public eye as well, but I think when you get a little bit of kick on your back, that’s when if you have talent you are going to go big,” “I have no doubt that even though all the pressure is coming on him, he had to miss out some matches in T20 cricket with KL Rahul going out and doing what he did as a wicketkeeper as well and that is going to put pressure, but I think that will do a world of good to Rishabh Pant” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Junaid Khan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The first ball I bowled to him was a wide but the next ball when I beat him, I thought ‘well, he’s just a normal batsman’. Virat jokingly told me ahead of the series that these are Indian pitches and that balls won’t move much here. I said ‘we’ll see, because I have plenty of momentum with me as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Angelo Mathews told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I would go with Virat Kohli as he is one of the most consistent after Sangakkara,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

David Lloyd said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I think my own view about Kohli is that he is there to win matches. He's not there to accumulate runs for himself, he is there to win matches and 'I will lead by example because I'm the best'," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

David Lloyd said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think my own view about Kohli is that he is there to win matches. He’s not there to accumulate runs for himself, he is there to win matches and ‘I will lead by example because I’m the best’,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I have said that to Virat also,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kirsten said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "When I met Virat first up, he had great abilities and talent and he was a young guy. But I kind of knew straight away that he wasn't operating in the best version of himself. So, we had a number of discussions," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Basically, my role as vice-captain is to take the backseat. I don’t get too involved in the proceedings. The captain already has a lot of thoughts in his mind. As a vice-captain, my role is to keep my set of plans ready. Of course, there are times that I give instinctive suggestions but mostly I take the backseat. When Virat needs a suggestion at a point of time, then I should be ready with the answers, that how we should plan at this juncture of the match,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons. There are manifold reasons for that," External link

dnaindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons. There are manifold reasons for that," External link

dnaindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons," External link

news18 Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness. He has set a bar of fitness worldwide for players," External link

dnaindia Monday, July 6, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Complaint under BCCI Rule 39(2)(b) against Shri Virat Kohli Breaching BCCI Rule 38(4)" External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I humbly solicit Learned Ethics Officer to forthwith pass the order directing Shri Virat Kohli to give away one of his post, at once, in compliance to BCCI constitution dated 21.08.18 Rule Number 38(4)," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance…,” External link

expressindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by the Supreme Court Of India . As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli believes ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Today, when I come to bowl, I set my own field. Sometimes you go wrong if the captain is saying one thing and you have something else in mind. But you learn from these things. I appreciate Virat Kohli for this. He has always backed me. He believes in all the youngsters gives them full freedom. That's one of the reasons why Chahal and I have had a successful partnership. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Vogue told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "People assume when I'm visiting Virat or when he is visiting me that it's a holiday, but it's really not. One person is always working. In fact, during the first six months of our marriage, we spent 21 days together. Yes, I actually calculated. So when I visit him overseas, it's to squeeze in that one meal together. It's precious time for us," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think you got to give a lot of kudos to Virat Kohli, having someone like MS Dhoni still in the team who’s been, arguably, India’s most successful captain. Sometimes some people would find that threatening to still have that person in the team,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “But I think that’s where you need to tip your hat to Virat and so you know he’s obviously got the personality to say ‘no, no I would like this guy around. I can learn from this guy, and he’s going to help me get down the better skipper and obviously have a better team’,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Aaron Finch said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The pressure of playing for India is one but also leading India is another and the way he (Kohli) has done it, so consistently for a long time,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

De Villiers said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You need to extend your arms with the short ball. It’s a difficult one for the mind to understand. The quicker the bowler is, the more you think you need more time, you need to pull in. But you actually need to (extend your arms and) fetch it. It becomes a lot easier to control it. That’s what I think Virat got right in the last few years. He extends his arms and then rolls his wrists to keep it down,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think you got to give a lot of kudos to Virat Kohli, having someone like MS Dhoni still in the team who’s been, arguably, India’s most successful captain. Sometimes some people would find that threatening to still have that person in the team,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “But I think that’s where you need to tip your hat to Virat and so you know he’s obviously got the personality to say ‘no, no I would like this guy around. I can learn from this guy, and he’s going to help me get down the better skipper and obviously have a better team’,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Parthiv Patel told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat has a different style of captaincy, he likes to be right in front every time, he likes to be lead from the front and be aggressive all the time. It is his style and it has suited him," External link

dnaindia Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Parthiv Patel told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat has a different style of captaincy, he likes to be right in front every time, he likes to be lead from the front and be aggressive all the time. It is his style and it has suited him," External link

irishsun Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Umar Gul added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In the last 4-5 years, the way Virat Kohli has been performing, he is my favourite batsman. The way he has changed himself, his behaviour on the field when he started playing against us to now has totally changed. His full concentration is on cricket now. It’s a pleasure to watch him bat; I enjoy it a lot,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sundar Raman said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Chennai didn't have an icon player so they were free to bid for the player of choice... so the Indian T20 captain at the time went to Chennai," "Interestingly, that was also the year India had won the U-19 World Cup, just a month before the auction. They were captained by Virat Kohli and we decided to keep a separate draft for the U-19 players. The big surprise was that Virat Kohli was not the first player to be picked in the draft," External link

business-standard Friday, June 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

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Virat Kohli told : "So when he was sitting with his pads on, he saw that I delivered the first ball at 145-146 kph. So he thought there might be some issue with the speed gun. And then I bowled at 147 kph, so he told me that he asked his coach if he was telling a lie or there was some issue with the speed gun. " External link

news18 Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Loyalty above everything. Can't wait for what's to come," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I can never think of leaving this team. To have that loyalty. Till I am playing IPL, I am never leaving this team. We know we both want to win a title," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : "While our country is in the midst of coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : "While our country is in the midst of coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : “Throwback to when you could just climb up a tree and chill,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “2012 IPL I came back home and saw myself, was disgusted. I just wanted to change everything about myself. I also saw how the dynamics of cricket around the world were changing rapidly and how I felt we were far behind in intensity levels as other teams. They were moving far ahead of us in terms of fitness levels,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “That really bothered me and it had to start at an individual level first and that realisation came to me after that IPL season in 2012 when I was eating anything that was kept in front of me,” External link

india Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : “Ask Mahi bhai [Dhoni] about how this happened,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “2012 IPL I came back home and saw myself, was disgusted. I just wanted to change everything about myself. I also saw how the dynamics of cricket around the world were changing rapidly and how I felt we were far behind in intensity levels as other teams. They were moving far ahead of us in terms of fitness levels,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “I had seen you play for RCB, even then you played international bowlers with conviction and you would take them on. You were performing in first-class matches in a dominating way. That is something always stood out with you, I would say your character stood out for me than the number of runs. I knew you would be fearless without having any baggage,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Hanuma Vihari ) : “For me, the biggest marker is how a person approaches the game, so for example when you opened and we made Vihari open with you. The first opportunity we presented Vihari to open the batting, he said yes to it and that matters me to the most,” “I opened in my first series for India, I said yes to this opportunity and things worked out fine for me. So, a guy who wants to get into tough situations will come out either holding his head high or learning from his mistakes,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I had seen you play for RCB, even then you played international bowlers with conviction and you would take them on. You were performing in first-class matches in a dominating way. That is something always stood out with you, I would say your character stood out for me than the number of runs. I knew you would be fearless without having any baggage," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "For me, the biggest marker is how a person approaches the game, so for example when you opened and we made Vihari open with you. The first opportunity we presented Vihari to open the batting, he said yes to it and that matters me to the most," "I opened in my first series for India, I said yes to this opportunity and things worked out fine for me. So, a guy who wants to get into tough situations will come out either holding his head high or learning from his mistakes," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mayank Aggarwal ) : "I give her full credit for making me see different sides of things altogether and I am so grateful that she is my life partner. Because you learn from each other. I was a very close person, I wasn't a very practical person before," "So when you see another person and know that your life partner has a different outlook on things. You invariably are challenged to see another point of view said Indian skipper during the candid chat with Mayank" External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "All relaisation has come from being with Anushka. I would give full credit to her. It's been an absolute blessing in my life that I found a life partner like her. She has made me change as a person for good," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "All relaisation has come from being with Anushka. I would give full credit to her. It's been an absolute blessing in my life that I found a life partner like her. She has made me change as a person for good," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I know this is the truth. I give her full credit for making me see a different side of things altogether,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “If I had not met someone like her who is so convinced about what she wants to do; has such a great understanding of things. She understands people so well, she understand the situation well. It is an absolute blessing in life, she has changed me as a person for good, I can only thank her for that,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : "This phase has realised me to focus on life and cricket is just a part of it. " External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Anushka Sharma ) : "I baked a cake for the first time in my life on Anushka's birthday, so that will be a standout quarantine story for me. I had never done baking in my life, and I was able to do it properly in my first attempt. She told me that she loved the cake and it was very special," External link

irishsun Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli replied : "This phase has realised me to focus on life and cricket is just a part of it." External link

irishsun Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are at home. It’s been difficult. It’s been intense. All over the world, We do have space. We went away to a farm before everything got intense. It is great we have a space to walk out. We have to be grateful. People are going through so much these days. It’s tough to watch,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “If I say I wasn’t nervous in 2014, I would be lying. I was very nervous before the first Test started. 2014 was a milestone in my career from where I thought things might go bad from there. I sat back and changed a few things, the way I thought the game, the way I approached the game, and played the game. I started being more fearless,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “The great thing about the 2018 tour was that I went as a captain and player. I did not think about any kind of redemption but I wanted to lead from the front and put those performances to make the team win,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “The great thing about the 2018 tour was that I went as a captain and player. I did not think about any kind of redemption but I wanted to lead from the front and put those performances to make the team win,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In the 2014 England tour, it was basically about not adjusting to the conditions and doing things that I wanted to do and being rigid about it. Being rigid about anything doesn't get you anywhere. It was a long and painful realisation but I realised it," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I never really paid attention to the perception of the people about me after 2014. Obviously, it troubled me a little because all my credibility as a player went away in a month or so. But then I stopped focussing on what people had to say about me," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I would not compromise on wanting a result in any situation. A draw comes to me, only and only if the situation has gone too bad or in the last hour when you don't have an option. I will not think of a draw from the first minute in the morning. " External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “2014 will be a milestone in my career. Lot of people take good tours as a milestone. That tour of 2014 will always be the milestone in my career. From where I thought things might go bad for me very soon because the next big tour was Australia. I had to sit down and change the way I thought and approached the game,” “I started being more fearless, not in situations which sort of seemed easy, like in white ball cricket, you invariably knew what the situation was. You prepared yourself, you get motivated very easily. But Test cricket, when it gets tough, to maintain your composure is the most difficult thing for a cricketer. That is something I really needed to correct” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Well, it was after the England tour in 2014. He (Shastri) called me and Shikhar to his room. He called for a bat as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ravi Shastri ) : “He told me something, which I started practicing which is standing outside the crease. He explained the mindset behind it: ‘You should be in control of the space you’re playing and not give the bowlers to get you out. So many dismissals get taken out when you’re standing outside the crease.’ I started doing that in Australia and the results were unbelievable,” “Ravi bhai asked me one thing, he asked me if I was afraid of the short ball. I said no. Then he said ‘good, then stand outside the crease’. I said I am willing to get hit but not get out. Before the tour game in 2018, Ravi bhai saw me practicing and asked me again why I was not standing outside the crease. ‘Why have you forgotten?’ So, I went back into the nets and did about 40 minutes of standing outside the crease. It was absolute chalk and cheese” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “The 2014 (tour) will be a milestone in my career. Lot of people take good tours as a milestone in their careers but for me 2014 will be a milestone,” External link

india Friday, July 24, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : “I came back from England and spoke to Sachin Paaji and had a few sessions with him in Mumbai. I told him that I am working on my hip position. He made me realize the importance of big stride, a forward press against fast bowlers,” External link

india Friday, July 24, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In the 2014 England tour, it was basically about not adjusting to the conditions and doing things that I wanted to do and being rigid about it. Being rigid about anything doesn't get you anywhere. It was a long and painful realisation but I realised it," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I never really paid attention to the perception of the people about me after 2014. Obviously, it troubled me a little because all my credibility as a player went away in a month or so. But then I stopped focussing on what people had to say about me," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I would not compromise on wanting a result in any situation. A draw comes to me, only and only if the situation has gone too bad or in the last hour when you don't have an option. I will not think of a draw from the first minute in the morning. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "After the 2014 Test series, he called me and Shikhar (Dhawan) to his room and asked for a bat as well. Because he has such a keen understanding of the game, little things that you can do that make huge differences. From a lower order player to opening for India, averaging 40+ and scoring 100s in almost every country, you have to have a very good understanding of your game and the game in general. His understanding of the game is very sharp," External link

news18 Friday, July 24, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "With many learnings along the way, I'm grateful for your love and support you guys have shown me," External link

dnaindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "2008, 2020. With many learnings along the way, I'm grateful for your love and support you guys have shown me. Here's to the #1000thPost," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He just enjoys every minute of being on field and our understandings been brilliant over the years because when I walked into the team the reason why he gave me chances because he believed that I played the right intention and I’ll do anything for the team together,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He just enjoys every minute of being on field and our understandings been brilliant over the years because when I walked into the team the reason why he gave me chances because he believed that I played the right intention and I'll do anything for the team together," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Kya ho gaya bhai. Lockdown has reached unbearable limits I guess," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 6, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Hey @hardikpandya7 loved your fly push ups. Here's adding a little clap to it," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We try to probably stay clear of engagement, obviously. I think that was fully evident throughout the (last Test) series (in 2018),” “I think he likes to get in that tussle and it probably brings out the best in him, especially when he’s batting, that was always a no-go-zone for the bowlers” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli believes ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Today, when I come to bowl, I set my own field. Sometimes you go wrong if the captain is saying one thing and you have something else in mind. But you learn from these things. I appreciate Virat Kohli for this. He has always backed me. He believes in all the youngsters gives them full freedom. That's one of the reasons why Chahal and I have had a successful partnership. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Not just today but everyday we should celebrate the spirit of our doctors and health care workers. Thank you for your commitment towards helping so many people. I salute your spirit and dedication,” External link

india Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli wrote : “Throwback to this very special and important test in our journey as the test team that we are today,” “Adelaide 2014 was a game filled with emotion on both sides and an amazing one for people to watch too” External link

india Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “So in Math, we used to have exams and the maximum marks we could get in 100, right. I used to get 3, I was that good. And I did not understand, why someone would even want to learn math. I could not understand the complications behind it, I have never used those formulas in life” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, June 29, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Nothing comes close to playing a intense game in whites. What a blessing to be able to play Test cricket for India," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Friday, June 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT



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Mohammad Irfan added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli told this to me face to face. And when I bowled the next one at 148 kph, he told me that he abused the person next to him asking what sort of medium fast bowler I was, as I was bowling at 150 kph,” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Mohammad Irfan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Even Virat Kohli told me that the coaches next to him had said to him that I bowl at 130-135 kph only. It’s just that I am tall and will get some bounce but he will survive easily,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Mohammad Irfan added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli told this to me face to face. And when I bowled the next one at 148 kph, he told me that he abused the person next to him asking what sort of medium fast bowler I was, as I was bowling at 150 kph,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Brett Lee said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I just want Kohli to go out there and enjoy his cricket, take all the pressure off himself as a captain and player,” External link

dnaindia Monday, August 10, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Brett Lee explained ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Because he is so good at that level, I think sometimes with all the pressure going around in the team, people are failing, he tries to get all the players on his back and tries to. carry them,” “All the RCB squad should help out in taking all the pressure off Kohli” External link

dnaindia Monday, August 10, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “During Virat Kohli’s wedding, I had a little corner time with him and he said as long as ‘I am beating the fastest sprinter in the team, I am going to consider myself fit enough to be playing international cricket or playing high-level cricket’,” External link

india Saturday, August 8, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "During Virat Kohli's wedding, I had a little corner time with him and he said as long as 'I am beating the fastest sprinter in the team, I am going to consider myself fit enough to be playing international cricket or playing high-level cricket'," "People like Tendulkar, Dhoni, these are champion cricketers. Once they are on public stage, you will never see Dhoni ever on a public stage, like a cricket field, looking slightly unfit or unable to sprint or run...," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I enjoy playing with him (Kohli) and the reason is that he is a very positive player. Once he is at the crease, I know, bowlers will try to take his wicket because they think they can get him out early," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Kane Richardson told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Huge. These guys (Virat, AB de Villiers) are the absolute legends of the game. Anything I can learn from them will be a bonus, that's for sure. I am really looking forward to playing with Virat, there are few more competitive players in the world. I am really looking forward to seeing what makes him tick," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Kane Richardson told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Huge. These guys (Virat, AB de Villiers) are the absolute legends of the game. Anything I can learn from them will be a bonus, that's for sure. I am really looking forward to playing with Virat, there are few more competitive players in the world. I am really looking forward to seeing what makes him tick," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Yuvraj Singh said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” “He showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. He did as much as he could” External link

news18 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” “He showed me the real picture. He gave me clarity. He did as much as he could” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When you are at that position (captain), you have to take care of several things. When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not, I wouldn’t have been able to play again,” External link

india Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback, Virat Kohli supported me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture about the 2019 World Cup that selectors are not looking at you,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Yuvraj Singh told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “When I made my comeback Virat Kohli support me. Had he not backed me then I wouldn’t have made a comeback. But then it was Dhoni who showed me the correct picture on 2019 World Cup and that selectors are not looking at you,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 Cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness,” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 Cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

John Gloster told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The good thing about Virat Kohli is that he is fitness conscious. The way he trains isn’t like how everyone else trains. Everybody has to train individually,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Junaid Khan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "The first ball I bowled to him was a wide but the next ball when I beat him, I thought 'he's a normal batsman'. Then I got some momentum," "Virat jokingly said to me ahead of the series that these are Indian pitches and that balls won't swing or seam here. I said 'we will see, because I have plenty of momentum with me as well" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brett Lee said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “There have been times where every captain's gone over the top from every nation. But I've enjoyed watching Kohli's captaincy. Because real passion comes through. He wants to do really well for the team,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 27, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Irfan Pathan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Sometimes you are getting too much backing which Virat Kohli is backing him in the public eye as well, but I think when you get a little bit of kick on your back, that’s when if you have talent you are going to go big,” “I have no doubt that even though all the pressure is coming on him, he had to miss out some matches in T20 cricket with KL Rahul going out and doing what he did as a wicketkeeper as well and that is going to put pressure, but I think that will do a world of good to Rishabh Pant” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Junaid Khan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The first ball I bowled to him was a wide but the next ball when I beat him, I thought ‘well, he’s just a normal batsman’. Virat jokingly told me ahead of the series that these are Indian pitches and that balls won’t move much here. I said ‘we’ll see, because I have plenty of momentum with me as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Angelo Mathews told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I would go with Virat Kohli as he is one of the most consistent after Sangakkara,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 24, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

David Lloyd said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I think my own view about Kohli is that he is there to win matches. He's not there to accumulate runs for himself, he is there to win matches and 'I will lead by example because I'm the best'," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

David Lloyd said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think my own view about Kohli is that he is there to win matches. He’s not there to accumulate runs for himself, he is there to win matches and ‘I will lead by example because I’m the best’,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Sourav Ganguly told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I have said that to Virat also,” External link

news18 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kirsten said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "When I met Virat first up, he had great abilities and talent and he was a young guy. But I kind of knew straight away that he wasn't operating in the best version of himself. So, we had a number of discussions," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Basically, my role as vice-captain is to take the backseat. I don’t get too involved in the proceedings. The captain already has a lot of thoughts in his mind. As a vice-captain, my role is to keep my set of plans ready. Of course, there are times that I give instinctive suggestions but mostly I take the backseat. When Virat needs a suggestion at a point of time, then I should be ready with the answers, that how we should plan at this juncture of the match,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons. There are manifold reasons for that," External link

dnaindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons. There are manifold reasons for that," External link

dnaindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Akash Chopra said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "He (Kohli) is surely not a successful IPL captain. The team has not done well, it is actually a fact. And it is not one or two years, but many seasons," External link

news18 Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Waqar Younis said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day cricket including T20 cricket, one day suits him a lot and he is brilliant at test matches. But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness. He has set a bar of fitness worldwide for players," External link

dnaindia Monday, July 6, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Complaint under BCCI Rule 39(2)(b) against Shri Virat Kohli Breaching BCCI Rule 38(4)" External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "I humbly solicit Learned Ethics Officer to forthwith pass the order directing Shri Virat Kohli to give away one of his post, at once, in compliance to BCCI constitution dated 21.08.18 Rule Number 38(4)," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance…,” External link

expressindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : "In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by the Supreme Court Of India . As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...," External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Sanjeev Gupta wrote ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In view of the above, Shri Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38 (4) approved by Supreme Court Of India. As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance...,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli believes ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Today, when I come to bowl, I set my own field. Sometimes you go wrong if the captain is saying one thing and you have something else in mind. But you learn from these things. I appreciate Virat Kohli for this. He has always backed me. He believes in all the youngsters gives them full freedom. That's one of the reasons why Chahal and I have had a successful partnership. " External link

khaleejtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Vogue told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "People assume when I'm visiting Virat or when he is visiting me that it's a holiday, but it's really not. One person is always working. In fact, during the first six months of our marriage, we spent 21 days together. Yes, I actually calculated. So when I visit him overseas, it's to squeeze in that one meal together. It's precious time for us," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think you got to give a lot of kudos to Virat Kohli, having someone like MS Dhoni still in the team who’s been, arguably, India’s most successful captain. Sometimes some people would find that threatening to still have that person in the team,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “But I think that’s where you need to tip your hat to Virat and so you know he’s obviously got the personality to say ‘no, no I would like this guy around. I can learn from this guy, and he’s going to help me get down the better skipper and obviously have a better team’,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Aaron Finch said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “The pressure of playing for India is one but also leading India is another and the way he (Kohli) has done it, so consistently for a long time,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

De Villiers said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You need to extend your arms with the short ball. It’s a difficult one for the mind to understand. The quicker the bowler is, the more you think you need more time, you need to pull in. But you actually need to (extend your arms and) fetch it. It becomes a lot easier to control it. That’s what I think Virat got right in the last few years. He extends his arms and then rolls his wrists to keep it down,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I think you got to give a lot of kudos to Virat Kohli, having someone like MS Dhoni still in the team who’s been, arguably, India’s most successful captain. Sometimes some people would find that threatening to still have that person in the team,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Hussey said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “But I think that’s where you need to tip your hat to Virat and so you know he’s obviously got the personality to say ‘no, no I would like this guy around. I can learn from this guy, and he’s going to help me get down the better skipper and obviously have a better team’,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Parthiv Patel told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat has a different style of captaincy, he likes to be right in front every time, he likes to be lead from the front and be aggressive all the time. It is his style and it has suited him," External link

dnaindia Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Parthiv Patel told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat has a different style of captaincy, he likes to be right in front every time, he likes to be lead from the front and be aggressive all the time. It is his style and it has suited him," External link

irishsun Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Umar Gul added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “In the last 4-5 years, the way Virat Kohli has been performing, he is my favourite batsman. The way he has changed himself, his behaviour on the field when he started playing against us to now has totally changed. His full concentration is on cricket now. It’s a pleasure to watch him bat; I enjoy it a lot,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sundar Raman said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Chennai didn't have an icon player so they were free to bid for the player of choice... so the Indian T20 captain at the time went to Chennai," "Interestingly, that was also the year India had won the U-19 World Cup, just a month before the auction. They were captained by Virat Kohli and we decided to keep a separate draft for the U-19 players. The big surprise was that Virat Kohli was not the first player to be picked in the draft," External link

business-standard Friday, June 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT