Despite being the best batsman of the modern day cricket across formats, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli has always been in the news for the wrong reasons. Recently, his reaction to a fan’s comment of liking the players from other countries had wasn’t taken well by many and the outrage on social media was huge. Clarifying his part, Virat said that his stance on the same but clearly, he didn’t agree that it was a mistake on his part.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is supposed to have advised the Indian skipper to control his emotions. They have instructed Kohli to conduct with humility during Australia tour which is all set to get underway on November 21.
One of the CoA members took to WhatsApp in order to get connected to Virat in the days leading up to Team India‘s departure for Australia. The interaction between them was all about being civil and courteous while facing media and fans down under. He was also told to behave in a manner which befits the captain of the Indian team. As per the reports in Mumbai Mirror, a CoA member said, “He was told to be humble, in his interactions both with the press and the public.” The chat was also followed by a phone call in which the same was restated to Virat Kohli probably in strict words it seems.
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The change in Kohli’s demeanor was straight away visible during the pre-departure press conference as he opted subdued behavior while speaking to the reporters. Though Kohli’s actual response to the CoA’s suggestion is not known yet.
Recently, on the occasion of his birthday, Virat responded to some of the fans’ comments on his official application in a video. While doing the same, he across a comment which stated that the fan doesn’t see anything special in his batting and would rather prefer watching England and Australian players. In response to this, Kohli, probably not in a cheeky manner, said that the fan shouldn’t live in India.
The reaction even irked prominent celebrities as they lashed out at the Indian captain after which Kohli himself had to clear the air.