India cricket captain Virat Kohli was conferred with Padma Shri award at the Rashtrapati Bhavan for his numerous achievements in the sport that he has attained in his young career. The right-handed batsman has gone on to become a great ambassador for the sport worldwide and has certainly become a great icon for the youth in India.
Virat has had a great 13 months as team India finished an amazingly successful long home season by winning every series they played in. His aggressive leadership and infectious energy has been a hallmark of his inspiring cricketing and captaincy skills. Virat has joined the illustrious list along of being a Padma Shri award winner with fellow cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid among others.
What an absolute honor and a memorable day to receive the Padma Shri award from the President of India. God's been kind. 😇😇😇
Jai Hind 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/zh3EUkrTFl
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 30, 2017