Fitness to remain a lifestyle forever for Kohli
India skipper Virat Kohli, who has been at the receiving end of harsh criticisms for his infamous ‘leave India’ remark to a fan, has spoken up about something more important.
Kohli is one of the fittest players world cricket has, and according to him, fitness played a really big role in his life. In order to inspire cricketers to stay fit and reaise the bar of fitness, the Delhi cricketer open-heartedly talked about the importance of it.
He said that though Initially to look good was all his main desire, now he has got attached to it at such a level that remaining fitness will be a lifestyle for him even after end of his cricketing days as a player.
“I will not say something which is inaccurate. I will not say that ‘I never thought that fitness will make me look good,’ because at some stage everyone thinks that way,” said Kohli.
“Eventually, you realise that it does so much good to you in terms of your mental state, in terms of how you feel and how much more you can do,” Kohli added.
“Now, I don’t do fitness to look good but to stay fit and obviously, I have professional requirements as well. But even after that (cricket), I don’t think it will change and will become a life style.”
The India captain was rested for the just concluded three-match T20I series against West Indies, in which the hosts picked up a convincing 3-0 victory, will return to cricket in ndia’s tour of Australia that begins on November 21. India are slated to play three T20Is, four Test matches and three ODIs against Australia.