Marriage has improved my captaincy: Virat Kohli ahead of World Cup 2019

first_img India Today Web Desk LondonMay 28, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 20:37 IST This is the first World Cup in which Virat Kohli is participating as a captain (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in 2017Kohli has claimed in the past that marriage has made him more responsible as a personKohli also picked Shane Warne as one of the former players he would love to have in his World Cup teamVirat Kohli has in the past stated quite a few times on how his relationship and subsequent marriage with Anushka Sharma has helped him grow as a person and the India captain reiterated his feelings once again as he claimed that marriage has also improved him as a leader of the cricket team.Speaking at the captains’ media day in London, Virat Kohli opened up on how his life has changed post his marriage with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma.”You become more responsible (after marriage). It’s very different from the responsibility you had in your life. You start understanding things much better and you start putting things into perspective a lot more.”I have become a lot more responsible. That helps you in captaincy as well. It’s only improved my captaincy and me as a human being and as a player,” Kohli replied on being asked how it is to lead a team before and after getting married.Virat Kohli was also asked on which player from the past he would pick in his current World Cup team to which he chose Australian spin legend Shane Warne.”One guy that I would love to have from the past would be Shane Warne. I would have loved to watch him bowl if I was in the same team being on the field, just watching him bowl and what he did to the batsmen would have been amazing,” Kohli said.This is the first World Cup in which Kohli is participating as a captain and a huge responsibility lies on his shoulders with India bidding to win their third title after 1983 and 2011.advertisementVirat Kohli having a net pic.twitter.com/vRavinlFpJCricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) May 28, 2019Team India’s preparations are in full swing before they open their World Cup campaign against South Africa in Southampton on June 5.Kohli and Co. are gearing up to face Bangladesh in the second warm-up match in Cardiff on Tuesday. India had lost the first warm-up game against New Zealand by 6 wickets and would like to iron out their flaws in the second match against Mashrafe Mortaza’s team.Also Read | World Cup 2019: India look to solve batting woes in 2nd warm-up vs BangladeshAlso Read | Watch: Dhoni’s guest appearance on Chahal TV, Kuldeep listens to Kishore Kumar songsAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar back in nets ahead of 2nd warm-up after injury scareFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow Anushka SharmaFollow Team IndiaFollow Shane WarneFollow World Cup 2019 Marriage has improved my captaincy: Virat Kohli ahead of World Cup 2019Virat Kohli opened up on how his life has changed post his marriage with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and how it has helped him grow as a cricketer as well.advertisementlast_img read more