Indian skipper Virat Kohli was awarded with the award for the Best International Cricketer at the annual BCCI Awards in Bengaluru today. He received the award from Ravi Shastri and attended the event with Anushka Sharma.
“Following his phenomenal show in the past two seasons, Team India captain Virat Kohli will be presented with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the best international cricketer (2016-17 and 2017-18) at the BCCI Awards to be held in Bengaluru on June 12,” the BCCI had stated.
Virat scored 1332 runs in 13 games in 2016-17 and 896 runs in 2017-18. BCCI official twitter handle had posted, “POLLY UMRIGAR AWARD for 2016-17 season goes to #TeamIndia Skipper @imVkohli at #NAMAN.#BCCIAwards”
At the ceremony, Anushka Sharma couldn’t stop beaming with pride as Virat Kohli collected his award. ““My wife’s here today, so it’s more special. The Awards didn’t happen last year, but I am glad they didn’t, as she is here today,” Virat said on-stage while collecting the award. He also thanked his team-mates.
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli returned to the city. Anushka kept it casual in a white tee and checkered pant, which she teamed with a denim jacket. Virat looked smart in a formal shirt and trouser. The couple returned to the city after the event.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot in a dreamy ceremony on December 11, 2017 in Tuscany, Italy in the presence of close friends and family.