Virat Kohli receives a humility lesson from BCCI

The Indian captain was asked to behave with humility in his interactions with the press as well as the general public. The comment came from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the Indian skipper commented and asked a fan to leave India if he preferred players from other countries

Virat Kohli receives a humility lesson from BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has asked Indian captain Virat Kohli to behave with humility on the tour of Australia which will soon begin with a T20 game on November 21.

A CoA official stated that he has been asked to be humble in his interactions with press and public. The memo from BCCI came after the Indian skipper had asked a fan on Instagram to leave India after the latter had said that he preferred foreign batsmen over Virat Kohli. To which Kohli had asked him ‘to get his priorities straight’.

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The Indian captain was criticised severely by Indian cricket fans as well as famous cricketers as well as cricket experts.

BCCI Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary had said that they (BCCI) value the spirit of cricket and respect the fans’ choices. Explaining his point, he said that he loved watching Sunil Gavaskar bat whereas, on the other hand, he also liked watching Gordon Greenidge, Desmond Haynes, and Viv Richards. Also, he liked Sachin, Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, and VVS Laxman along with Mark Waugh, Brian Lara.

Meanwhile, the CoA has warned Virat and have asked him to be cautious since India-Australia series have historically been bitter- both on and off the field- and the board did not want any undue event to take place throughout the tour.

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