IPL 2022: Virat Kohli Is the “Cristiano Ronaldo of Cricket.” Says Punjab Kings Batter.
Impressed by Kohli’s fitness ethic, Rajapaksaeven compared the RCB player to Cristiano Ronaldo, the star footballer of Portugal and Manchester United and one of the fittest athletes in the world.
Former India captain Virat Kohli is widely regard as the fittest cricketer in the world. As a result, he has influenced many Indian and international players. Sri Lanka batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa is the most recent addition to that list. Having been drop from the national team and deciding to seek fitness advice from Kohli. Rajapaksa, who is currently a member of the Punjab Kings franchise. Hit a fine 43-ball knock to help his team defeat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
IPL 2022: Virat Kohli Is the “Cristiano Ronaldo of Cricket.”
“IPL is the best league in the world, and with each teammate, you get to learn a lot about the game, so I’m enjoying picking Shikhar Dhawan’s brain. I get along well with Mayank Agarwal because we both played U-19 together “Rajapaksa told the PTI news agency.
“Outside of the team, Virat Kohli is always someone I can talk to and get fitness advice from.” When it comes to fitness, he’s on another level.
Rajapaksa was so impressed by Kohli’s fitness ethic that he compared the RCB player to Portugal and Manchester United star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who is one of the world’s fittest athletes.
“He is, without a doubt, the Cristiano Ronaldo of cricket. You can clearly see the results of his efforts. When it comes to fitness or even skills, he can be compared to anyone. He plays so hard, and talking to him can teach you a lot “He stated.
Rajapaksa stunned everyone earlier this year when he announced his retirement, but he reversed his decision at the request of the Sri Lankan minister and the board.
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