Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday penned down an emotional letter to Virat Kohli on social media and read ballads of former captain Virat Kohli’s dedication and hard work towards cricket. He posted three images together, the first with the golden boot, the second hand written letter and the last an old picture with Virat Kohli.
He said that I have seen him grow as a cricketer and a person.
Yuvraj Singh tweeted, “To the little boy from Delhi @imvkohli I want to dedicate this special shoe to you,celebrating your career n time as captain which has brought smiles to millions of fans all over the world. I hope you stay the way YOU are, play the way YOU do and keep making the country proud!”
Yuvraj wrote in the letter, “Virat, I’ve seen you grow as a cricketer and as a person. From that young boy in the nets who would walk shoulder-to-shoulder with the legends of Indian cricket, you’re now a legend yourself leading the way for a new generation. Your discipline in the nets, passion on the field and dedication to the sport inspires every young kid in this country to pick up the bat and dream of putting on the blue jersey one day.”
Yuvraj Singh heaped praise on the 33-year-old Kohli, saying that as one of the most successful Test captains in the game, he has been an inspiration to the youth due to his hard work and determination.
He further added, “You have elevated your level of cricket every single year and achieved so much already in this wonderful game. You have been a legendary captain and a fantastic leader. Always keep the fire inside you burning. You’re a superstar. Here`s a special golden boot for you. Keep making the country proud,”
Yuvraj too presented a special edition of the Golden Boots to Kohli, saying the star batsman may be King Kohli to the world, but for him he will always be ‘Cheeku’.