Virat Kohli to Indian athletes: 'If you can believe, you can achieve anything'
India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday suggested country's athletes to have a firm belief in their dreams and work tirelessly to achieve those.
Mumbai: India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday suggested country's athletes to have a firm belief in their dreams and work tirelessly to achieve those.
"If my words can be of any help, I would like to tell all the athletes and all the people present here that if you can believe, you can achieve anything. I live by that slogan and live with that feeling everyday of my life and it doesn't put any limits to what I can achieve and the same can happen to you as well.
"If you think about it and convince yourself that you can achieve it," Kohli said at the closing ceremony of the 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet 2016-17 in suburban Goregaon.
Kohli also praised women wrestlers Babita and Geeta Phogat.
"Recently saw the two sister's story... heart touching , 6 sisters, but the two of you (Babita and Geeta) stood out in that (movie).. great achievers for the nation," Kohli said
Kohli has scored four double hundreds in four consecutive series, the last one coming against Bangladesh in Hyderabad.
"In life and sport keep taking the nation higher and keep making all of us proud like you have been doing and I surely will try my best and keep doing that as well," added the prolific batsman.
Wrestler Babita Phogat, Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawade, singer Shankar Mahadevan and officials from Customs, Service Tax and other departments were present on the occasion.
Virat Kohli is spot on when he talks about Dhoni’s eye for intricate details and practical advice. The former skipper swung the games in his team’s favour by keeping things simple.
KKR will now meet Delhi Capitals in the second Qualifier on Wednesday to decide Chennai Super Kings' rivals for the title clash on 15 October.
Since taking over as RCB's captain in 2013, Kohli has led the team to the playoffs four times, including the last two seasons, and the final in 2016.