The Indian captain and, arguably, the best batsman in the world across all three formats of the game, Virat Kohli turned 29 on 5th November 2017. Despite the loss in the second match of the ongoing T20I series between against New Zealand in Rajkot, Team Indian celebrated captain Kohli’s birthday with great joy and enthusiasm.
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It has been a great year for Virat Kohli as he has scored plenty of runs and led India to some memorable victories. Indian cricket team has done extremely in Test cricket in 2017 so far and climbed to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.
Coming to King Kohli’s birthday, it was celebrated in trademark Indian cricket team style. Players gathered around Kohli for the cake ceremony and gave him a rich cake facial afterwards. It’s a new tradition which has started inside Team India’s dressing room and thanks to social media we keep getting pictures and videos.
In the recent past, we have seen Virat Kohli lead the charge in giving cake facials to cricketers on their birthdays. The likes of MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya and others have been at the receiving end and now when it’s captain’s birthday all of them took revenge one by one.
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) November 4, 2017
It is Virat Kohli’s first birthday as captain of the Indian team in all formats of the game. And all his teammates and support staff made it memorable by getting together and celebrating it with enthusiasm despite the loss.
Video: Team Indian Celebrated Virat Kohli’s 29th Birthday In The Dressing Room
— Saurabh Malhotra (@MalhotraSaurabh) November 4, 2017