Virat Kohli’s much-anticipated county stint with Surrey came to a halt on Thursday (May 24) after the Indian captain suffered a neck sprain and was subsequently advised by BCCI’s medical team to take rest.
Earlier, it was reported that Kohli's stint with Surrey will begin on June 1 with a one day game against Kent at Beckenham. He was supposed to play the second and third match of the Royal London Cup on June 3 and 6 against Middlesex and Glamorgan respectively. Afterward, the 29-year-old was to feature in two four-day games. However, with him being ruled out of the out of the county stint, Virat is currently going through the rehabilitation period.
On Tuesday (May 29), the Indian captain took to micro-blogging site Twitter and informed his fans and well-wishers about his current condition.
“Hey guys… lot of hard work going on. Rehab is on and just doing what I can do best in whatever I am allowed to do at the moment. Just a shout out for you guys – keep working hard, keep running. Hardwork is the only way and hardwork only pays off. Have a great day. Cheers,” Kohli said in a 19-second long video posted by him on Twitter.
Virat’s physical transformation in recent times has grabbed the eyeballs of one and all in the cricketing fraternity. In fact, lots of the members of Indian cricket team even got inspired by his fitness regime and consequently started training with discipline.
Earlier this year, Kohli had urged kids to go out and play and not be engrossed in video games. "These days you see kids playing video games a lot more than outdoor sport. Physical activity is very important. And my message is not just for the youth, it is for everyone in our country," Virat Kohli had said during the launch of his lifestyle brand.