Harsha Bhogle Reacts After BCCI Grants Paternity Leave To Virat Kohli

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The Indian skipper Virat Kohli has stirred a debate over his absence from a couple of Test matches of the upcoming tour to Australia. Virat Kohli, who is married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is expecting his first child n January while the first Test (Day-night) between India and Australia is scheduled to be played from December 17 – December 21 in Adelaide. And as the due date of Anushka is in January, Virat might miss out on a couple of tests.

“At the selection committee meeting held on October 26th, 2020, Mr Virat Kohli had informed the BCCI about his plans to return to India after the first Test in Adelaide. The BCCI has granted paternity leave to the Indian captain. He will return after the first Test against Australia in Adelaide,” BCCI’s statement read in a release.

Harsha Bhogle Reacts After BCCI Grants Paternity Leave To Virat Kohli

Popular commentator and analyst, Harsha Bhogle also took to his Twitter and reacted to the news. In his tweet, Harsha wrote how there’s more to a cricketer’s life more than his profession. However, he also feels that the tour has got tougher for team India in the absence of Virat Kohli. Harsha wrote:

Well, well…this is huge news. Kohli to return after the 1st test in Australia to be there for the birth of his child. For the modern player, there is more to life than just his profession. But for the Indian team, the tour just got tougher.”

Here, check out the Tweet:

The tweet soon went viral and was flooded with reactions on the tweet. While many came out to support the decision of Virat, there were many who were disappointed with the decision of the Indian captain.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this: