Shoaib Akhtar: Hats off to Anushka, she is an iron lady and he is a man-made with steel, Mr. Virat Kohli￼
Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls, hitting 12 fours and six sixes in the super 4 clash against Afghanistan while Sharing his views on Kohli’s post-match quote on his wife Anushka, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar hailed the power couple.
The former India skipper Virat Kohli scored his 71st century in international cricket in the super 4 clash against Afghanistan and he credited his wife Anushka Sharma for having his back, especially when nothing was going right for the star player.
Kohli was struggling with the bat for a long time, and he reached triple figures against Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup. He scored an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls, hitting 12 fours and six sixes.
Sharing his views on Kohli’s post-match quote on his wife Anushka, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar hailed the power couple.
Akhtar labeled Anushka an “iron lady”, while also describing Kohli as the “man made of steel”.
“Virat Kohli stated in his post-match interview that ‘she’s seen the worst side of me’, vo apni begum ke baare me baat kar rahe the (He was talking about his wife). Hats off to Anushka Sharma, well done! You are an iron lady and he is the man-made with steel, Mr. Virat Kohli,”Akhtar said in a video uploaded on his YouTube channel.
After scoring the ton against Afghanistan, Virat Kohli said:
“And I kissed my ring in the celebration as well. You see me standing here because of all the things that have been put into perspective by one person, who stood by me through all these difficult times – that’s Anushka. This hundred is dedicated to her and for our little daughter Vamika as well.”
Kohli’s maiden T20I century took him to 71 international tons, the joint second-highest, with Australia great Ricky Ponting While India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar holds the record with 100 centuries to his name.
Akhtar revealed that if Kohli manages to equal Tendulkar’s record, he will be remembered as the greatest batter of all time.
“Congratulations to you, Virat Kohli, you are a man of great nerve. Keep growing and you are a very good person. You always support the truth and that’s why nothing bad will happen to you in the end remember. The next 29 centuries will drain you mentally, but you will always be remembered as the greatest in the history of cricket,”he added.