Virat Kohli will be leading India in a three-Test series vs New Zealand, starting on September 22.
Virat Kohli, well known for his passion for the tri-colour, is sad that 17 soldiers lost their lives after terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
Four commando-style gunmen, armed with AK-47 assault rifles and grenades, burst into the brigade headquarters in Uri at 5:30 am on Sunday.
India accused Pakistan of being behind Sunday’s Uri attack, one of the most deadly attacks in Jammu and Kashmir in a quarter-century-old insurgency.
Kohli, in Kanpur for the first Test against New Zealand from Thursday, took to social media to express his tribute to the soldiers who were martyred in the Uri attack.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 19, 2016
India and Pakistan have been arch-rivals in sports, especially cricket. In World Cups, India’s record against Pakistan is unblemished.
Just like India’s ODI and T20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli has his links with India’s security forces. In 2013, Test skipper Kohli became the brand ambassador of the Border Security Force.