Virat Kohli's fan took his own life after the disappointing first test dismissal vs South Africa
A 63-year old man from Madhya Pradesh took his own life by setting himself on fire after Virat Kohli, India’s captain, got dismissed for five runs! Babulal Bariya was a retired railway officer. He was taken to the hospital right after the incident but the injuries were too severe and he lost his life. Do Batti police station Assistant Sub-Inspector PS Alawa said: "Bariya retired from railways recently. He was probably drunk and immolated himself while watching the match after Kohli’s dismissal.". It was later found that one of Babulal Bariya’s two sons took his own life.
"Prima facie that is what the cause of death looks like. In his dying declaration, Bariya said that he was upset over Kohli’s wicket. The family said that he was a cricket fan. The man in his statement accepted that he was too upset with the dismissal of Virat Kohli and set himself ablaze. During the probe, we found no other reason which could have driven Bairva to this extreme step."
A thought of comfort and condolences to the grieving family.
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Virat Kohli, however, has always been praised as the captain and a cricketer. Virat Kohli is not really like the other cricket legends. In fact, he is actually their absolute opposite because he is extremely aggressive, remarkably athletic and he is filled with passion. His expertise, commitment and his constant courage around the cricket field have earned him a lot of respect among his team. There is little about Virat Kohli that you might know. If you are a Kohli fan you would love to know these facts about him.
Virat Kohli has proved that every sportsman has to be detached to his personal life when they are playing their game. Virat had lost his father while he was playing a Ranji trophy match for Delhi against Karnataka, he determined himself and continued playing the match. Kohli went on to score much needed 90 runs in that match though he was emotionally broken, what just proved his sportsmanship and love for the game.
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Usually, almost all the Indian cricketers have their own nicknames that they call each other on the field and also when they are among each other. Virat Kohli has a strange nickname... He is known as Chiku by almost all the players that he has played cricket with. According to what we heard, it was named after of one of his coach while he was playing league matches because the coach felt he looks like a Chikoo fruit. Virat Kohli is known to be very superstitious about few things like most of the other sportspersons.
Virat always used to wear the same batting gloves in every game while batting because he thought he could play well if he wears the same ones that he has already scored a lot of runs with. Now Virat always wears a black wristband for every match and other than that he has a black religious thread and also an iron bracelet which is also a religious thing worn by the Hindus. This amazing batsman is very much fond of tattoos, Virat has four different tattoos inked on himself.
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He has one tattoo on his upper left arm showing his own zodiac sign that is Scorpio. The second tattoo is a Japanese Samurai with a sword in his hand which is inked on his left lower arm. He also has a tattoo of a dragon on his right upper arm which shows how fierce he is. And finally, Virat has his mothers and fathers named inked on his body. Virat Kohli is not only known for his incredible batting skills but he is also known for his dressing style, his tattoos, and different hairstyles, but also his beards that he changes quite often.
Virat Kohli has featured among the top ten best-dressed men across the world alongside the US president Barack Obama. Not only through sports but this man is getting a lot of accolades to our country in every possible way that he can. Virat is one of the most marketable sportsmen in this decade. He's considered to be among the top sportspersons to endorse brands. His amazing dressing style, tattoos, looks, and both his on and off-field attitude has attracted a lot of endorsements for him.
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This flamboyant cricketer earns a lot of money through these advertisements and not only that he has also shared the space to act with few amazing actors and celebrities to endorse these products. Virat Kohli is not only a very successful cricketer but he's also a successful entrepreneur. He has invested in a lot of different sectors and he claims he's planning his life after retirement. Virat is a co-owner of the football club Goa that plays in the ISL league. He has also invested in few more sports teams that play in Kabaddi and pro tennis leagues.
Alongside all of this Virat in collaboration with Universal Sportsbiz has launched a fashion brand named Wrogn that produces casual wear clothes mostly for youth. Virat is a person who believes that he has to give back to the humanity in the same way that he's getting it. Virat Kohli foundation is one of those charity foundations started by Virat himself that helps the underprivileged children to get basic education and other basic needs that every kid has to get in their life. He also plays few charity football games. Everything just to raise money and spread awareness to help underprivileged kids.