Wishes have been pouring in for the Indian skipper Virat Kohli from all over the world ever since he got honoured with two individual awards, Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade and the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade by the International Cricket Council (ICC) earlier today.
Australia’s aggressive opening batsman David Warner also took to his official Instagram handle to extend his warm wishes to the Indian skipper for winning the prestigious award but his wish left all the cricket fans in splits. Warner is one of the most popular cricketers on social media courtesy his hilarious posts that entertains the fans to the fullest.
Warner has been using the face-swapping app for quite some time and has posted many videos on his Instagram where he had morphed his face on the body of some notable film stars from Bollywood and Hollywood. On Monday, he made a short hilarious video where he morphed his face on Virat Kohli’s body and asked his fans to guess the player who has won the cricketer of the decade award.
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Virat Kohli reveals the moments that are closest to his heart
Indian skipper Virat Kohli was rightly adjudged the Cricketer of the Decade as he is the highest run-getter in the international circuit across all the three formats in 2010s. Since his debut against Sri Lanka in 2008 in an ODI game, the right-hander has amassed a whopping 10,561 runs in 211 One Day International games along with 7,318 and 2,902 runs in 87 Tests and 83 T20 Internationals respectively.
While recalling the golden decade of his cricket career, Virat named winning the 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy along with registering a historic victory in the Border Gavaskar Trophy against Australia in 2018-19 as the golden moments of his cricket career.
“Firstly, it’s a great honour for me to receive this award. The moments I hold closest to my heart in the last decade definitely has to be the World Cup win in 2011, the Champions Trophy win in 2013 and winning the series in Australia in 2018. Apart from that also there have been some very special games for Team India as well in the last decade and for me personally as well,” Virat Kohli said.
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