Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra has hailed Virat Kohli’s aggressive attitude that he often showcases on the field. Virat Kohli is not only one of the aggressive tacticians but also loves showing it to the opposition. While a few experts have not been appreciative of this trait, Aakash Chopra lauded the Indian captain for the same.
Virat Kohli is undoubtedly a passionate cricketer and loves being vocal about it on the field. The Delhi-born cricketer often lets out a roar to celebrate wickets or there is pure aggression to be seen with the helmet on. But several times, Kohli has also let out swear words in the process and has copped backlash for the same.
Aakash Chopra pointed out that Virat Kohli is in the opposition’s face all the time and knows how to take the crowd along with him. The 43-year old also stated that only few people have the audacity to do it.
“He is in your face all the time. He is a captain who also knows how to take the crowd along. You want to do that, but nobody has the audacity to do it. Because that is the thing that matters the most,” Chopra said as quoted by Hindustan Times.
He set new fitness standards: Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra continued saying that Virat Kohli has set the fitness benchmark for the future in a manner that it’s going to be critical for the generations to come. The cricketer-turned-commentator conceded that Kohli has taken the Indian team to a new level.
“Every generation needs a different captain. The generation he is leading right now and the ones to come in the future, fitness is going to be paramount for them. He took this team to a different level. He set new fitness standards,” he added.