This incident changed Virat Kohli’s attitude towards fitness

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Virat Kohli is arguably the best batsman in world cricket, across all three formats of the game. Kohli is also one of the fittest cricketers in world cricket. Kohli is the benchmark of fitness in Indian cricket and he is inspiring young Indian cricketers to focus on their fitness along with technique and other things.

During the first couple of years of his international career, Virat Kohli’s fitness was nowhere close to what it is now. In an interview with former England captain Michael Vaughan, for Telegraph, Virat Kohli spoke candidly on variety of issues relation to his game. He also revealed the story that inspired him to work on his fitness.

This is what Virat Kohli said: 

“Duncan told me once that he feels cricket is the most unprofessional of professional sports,” Kohli told The Telegraph after India won the second Test in Vizag to take a 1-0 lead in the five match series against England.

“You can have the skill but do not think you need to train as much as a tennis player. But I realised if you want to stay on top playing three formats in this day and age you need a routine.