Indian skipper Virat Kohli, known to be one of the fittest cricketer the sports ever had, emphasized more on physical fitness to run the career the long. The 28 year old noted he has another 8 to 10 years left to play for the country, has also revealed his dreams to contribute for the rising sportsmen in the country.
During the launching ceremony of the Indian Sports Award, the Indian skipper said, “With another 8-10 years of cricket more left in me, I want to keep my game at the peak. We limit ourselves even before we try. Most of the people stopped at 70 per cent, so we need to push until it’s done. Thus, I want to contribute to the betterment of the sports until I am connected to the same.”
“So, I really train hard in my cricket life because rest of the life I won’t be playing sports. So, we need to make the most of the day. Small things matter to me. What I eat, how I train etc,” he added.
Kohli said he will contribute RS 2 crore every year so that no athlete of India will miss the opportunity to represent the country.
“If you see, many athletes from different sports have done well. I remember as a kid, we watched Gopichand’s world championship on Doordarshan. And after that, we have seen so much improvement in badminton circuit. In last 4-5 years, shuttlers have brought so many medals and it feels good watching them play.” Kohli said.