The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has affected the world severely. It has brought the world to a standstill with many countries being completely lockdown for safety and to contain the spread of the virus. Many major sporting events have either been postponed or canceled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic affecting the globe. Cricket has also suffered a similar fate with many international and domestic matches being canceled. With no cricket going on, all the cricketers have a lot of free time on their hands right now. They are making the most of it by spending time with family. Many cricketers have also been proactive on their social media in the past few weeks due to the lockdown. On Monday, India skipper Virat Kohli took to Twitter and shared a picture with wife Anushka Sharma and their pet.
Knowledge of what truly matters in life is a blessing. pic.twitter.com/Wxm05vGZFd
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 13, 2020
The skipper captioned the post with, “Knowledge of what truly matters in life is a blessing.”
The Indian team captain has used his massive following on social media to spread awareness among citizens. The player has been citing a great example by donating money and providing financial support to those in need. Earlier, the Indian captain was a part of a light-hearted fun Instagram session with former English cricketer Kevin Pietersen as well. The duo discussed a lot of different things along with cricket and the present world situation s well in the chat.
Virat Kohli was expected to lead the Royals Challengers Banglore next up as everyone geared up for IPL. However, the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League stands suspended till 15 April due to a 21-day nationwide lockdown in India. Implemented on March 24 the Government has extended the lockdown until May 3 as a precautionary measure and stop the spread of Corona Virus.
The pandemic spread of the COVID-19 Virus has affected more than 10,541 people in India with 358 dead. Originated in China, the virus has now affected more than 1,934,750 people taking 120,430 lives.