Indian skipper Virat Kohli is one of the fittest players in the world of cricket. The player often posts pictures and videos on his social media handles about his fitness regime that he abides by religiously and also follows a healthy diet. Now, former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis heaped praises for Kohli's fitness.
Speaking to GloFans in a chat show 'Q20' on Twitter, Younis said that Kohli has set the fitness bar for players across the world.
According to a report in DNA, Younissaid that Kohli has also evolved cricket across all format since he made his debut.
"Virat Kohli has evolved the game and all the formats of the modern-day including T20 cricket, one-day (cricket) suits him a lot and he is brilliant in Test matches (as well). But the biggest difference he brought to cricket that is followed and watched worldwide is his fitness," Waqar said.
He further said, "We all like him (Kohli)" because he is fit and is always in your face. The Indian captain in your face and want to prove that he is the best and is a fighter.
Kohli has made his debut in 2008 ODI and since then he has transformed himself into the best cricketers in all the formats of the game.
Younis also praised India`s performance against Pakistan in the World Cup games and ODI cricket.
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Kohli, accompanied by head coach Ravi Shastri, addressed reporters ahead of the squad's flight to the United Kingdom, where the side will play the ICC WTC final followed by a five-match Test series against England
Vengsarkar, a veteran of 116 Tests, said that Kohli and Rohit are in very good form, but lack of competitive time in the middle might affect their performance at least in the tour-opening WTC final.
The men's team was accompanied by the women's side that is touring England for three ODIs and as many T20s besides the one-off Test, starting in Bristol on 16 June.