Virat Kohli's break from the ongoing series and Anushka Sharma's empty calendar for December is roaring anticipation of thier wedding!
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, is on a break for the remaining ODI series against Sri Lanka. According to rumors he is likely to tie the knot with girlfriend Anushka Sharma. Kohli is unavailable for the ODI as well as T20I series against Sri Lanka. The captain leading from the front set a record ninth consecutive Test series win. Following a 1-0 win over Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
According to sources, the couple are likely to tie the knot on December 12. But all that might just seem like cross talks and no actuality to it. Earlier,inquiring about Kohli’s rest for limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, a BCCI official says, “Virat has some personal commitments till December 12. Post that, whether he likes to take rest or just play T20s will be his call completely”. The Indian skipper was later on rest for the shortest format against the Lankans as well. The wedding might just be a rumor although several sources report it being a confirm news.
Kohli and Anushka, who have been dating for quite some time now, have attended several events together, the latest one being the wedding reception of senior Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan and Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge.
After meeting each other during a commercial shoot, both Kohli and Anushka started dating each other. The speculations were solid after Anushka’s presence during several matches cheering for Kohli from the stands. There was also a brief turmoil in their relationship a few years ago. While a break up between the two was also on cards, Kohli confirms his love for Anushka several times. Especially after the media accusation on Anushka for his poor performances on the field
If Kohli indeed ties the knot with Anushka, he will become the third Indian cricketer to start a new innings after Zaheer Khan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Kohli is in sublime form in all forms lately is on a break for the 50-overs series. After playing non-stop cricket in the last four years the man needs a holiday.
Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar asked the Delhi batsman about his plans of watching the team play in the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka.
“Last time I took rest, it was difficult to handle. But my body is asking for it right now. The workload has been massive, I need rest. My body has taken a toll in the last couple of years. Right now is the perfect time to rest before the tour of South Africa,” Kohli said at the post-match presentation on Wednesday.
Earlier, when on speculations of him being rested, Kohli told reporters on the eve of the first Test against Sri lanka, “Definitely I do need a rest, why dont I. When I think of the time my body should be rested I will ask for it, why not. Im not a robot, you can slice my skin and check if I still bleed.”
According to a source, the wedding of the stars will be a destination wedding. And particularly out of India and far away from the media. The location is in Italy and the date is amidst rumors between 10-12th of December. Although there is denial from both parties, fans are going crazy over this news.
Meanwhile a representative of Anushka Sharma rejects the news while speaking to a popular news group. Rumors of a marriage are further fuelled by Virat Kohli taking a break from international cricket. And Anushka has also kept her calendar clear for couple of weeks mid-December. According to reports she cancelled her shoot during the same period of time. All these factors well may be coincidence but media is ready to interfere in their personal life yet again.