The Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday took out his running shoes for some outdoor training at his Mumbai residence. Later on, Virat tried to have a light knocking session with his wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. In a video that has been making rounds on the internet, Virat can be seen bowling a few underarm deliveries to Anushka.
Then, the Indian skipper took the bat, puts on his gloves, and asks Anushka to bowl a few to him. Anushka starts off with a bouncer which is defended by Kohli followed by a full and wide delivery which was far from the 31-year-old’s reach. Here is the video of the same:
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The video also shows a person who is fielding and wicketkeeping during the street cricket session. As per reports, an isolation camp for players is being planned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). However, players like Kohli and Rohit Sharma who are living in Mumbai might have to remain in lockdown due to government-imposed restrictions.
Team India has not played an international match the Test series in New Zealand that ended in the first week of March. Kohli was expected to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) but it was postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Currently, India is going through a nationwide lockdown. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in India went past 86000 with almost 2760 people losing their lives on Saturday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Almost the entire is in a lockdown due to the scare of the ever-escalating situation concerning the World Health Organisation-recognized pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Everything- schools, colleges, airports, railway stations, gyms, sporting events, movies, offices- have been put under lockdown as the world continues to self-isolate in order to control the pandemic.