Virat Kohli will celebrate his 35th birthday on the 5th of November. On that very day, India will face South Africa in the ODI World Cup 2023 at the iconic Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The Men in Blue has been in sensational form and has been the only unbeaten side in the mega event. Kohli has been in good form in the tournament and has scored 354 runs in the tournament so far.
According to the reports to make the birthday more special, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is likely to distribute 70,000 masks of the Virat Kohli to the fans. The event will include not only the Kohli masks but also a laser show that promises to light up the Eden Gardens, as well as a spectacular fireworks display. This tribute to one of the modern-day legends will add an extra amount of thrill to the World Cup match.
Rohit Sharma's side has been in great form, they defeated the defending champions England on Sunday by 100 runs. The skipper is in good touch scoring runs and giving a positive start to the side. He played a brilliant knock of 87 runs of 101 balls in a tricky wicket at Ekana Stadium, Lucknow.
Virat Kohli global star
The 34-year-old has been the face of not only Indian cricket but also the world as well. He has been one of the most popular athletes in the world. An NBA team named Sacramento Kings has been a fan of the former India captain. The Kings, owner said, "I own the Sacramento Kings, and I got your own shirt for you. Hey Virat! Congratulations, you guys won again!" He further stated and said that India and Virat were messing up his sleep.
He further added, "And you are really messing up with my sleep because I live in Northern California, and I wake up really early every day to watch the boys in blue. And you keep winning and winning, you beat England today. Congrats! And I own the Sacramento Kings and I got your own shirt for you. So, I am hoping to see you soon, maybe when you win it all and you lift the trophy, I'll get to see you."
Here's how fans reacted
Just King 👑 presence is enough,, fans go crazy 💥💥 pic.twitter.com/krmBTFNWud— King Appu 𝕏 (@itsKingAppu) October 30, 2023
The celebration will go to next level if he scores century that day 😍😍 pic.twitter.com/zSn8OANA7i— CricWiz (@CricWizTalks) October 30, 2023
King 👑 pic.twitter.com/kF1aJcW9i7— 𝙕𝙄𝙈𝘽𝙐 😎 𝕏 (@Zimbu12_) October 30, 2023
Kolkata all set for a Virat Day 🔥 pic.twitter.com/1uc8e0d4wn— Johns (@JohnyBravo183) October 30, 2023
Waiting 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Fy4C85fOTU— Mr.Naruto (@MrNarutoHokage) October 30, 2023
King ka birthday hai pic.twitter.com/Vkzi5J93pN— CONTEXTUAL MEME (@Contextual_Meme) October 30, 2023
King Kohli for a reason,👑— Index Of India - Tech & Infra (@MagnifyIndia1) October 30, 2023