On Wednesday, Indian Skipper Virat Kohli received the Polly Umrigar award for BCCI’s International Cricketer of the Year at the Cricket Board’s annual awards in Bengaluru.
With this, super cool Virat Kohli became the first Indian player to receive the Polly Umrigar award for the third time throughout his cricket journey till now.
While acknowledging the prestigious award, Kohli revealed his long time desire of being one of the best cricket player in the world.
He said “I always wanted to be one of the top players in the world for sure. So I understood what it would take for me to maintain my form in all three formats. It is very important in the transition phase to be available in all three formats and take the country forward.”
Kohli also appreciated and thanks to his teammates for their support and dedication which helped Indian team to touch the sky of test cricket.
He asserted “It is been quite unbelievable in the last 10 to 12 months. As cricketers, you always have a breakthrough year for everyone. Starting late 2015 to the end of 2016, probably I could term is the breakthrough year in my career. All the hard work, all the training on a daily basis, all the sacrifices, came together nicely. It could not have been possible without the help of the teammates throughout.”