US Consulate General Wishes Virat Kohli Luck Ahead of T20 World Cup

Star Indian batter Virat Kohli had a memorable send-off before leaving for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in the West Indies and USA. The 35-year-old cricket legend met the United States Consulate General Mike Hankey in Mumbai, where they exchanged pleasantries and well-wishes in a warm and friendly conversation.

During their meeting, Consulate General Hankey presented Kohli with a cap and was also seen holding a cricket bat, symbolizing the shared enthusiasm for the sport. The U.S. Consulate in Mumbai shared the moment through an X post, stating, “Let cricket fever take over CG Hankey wishes cricketing legend Virat Kohli good luck as he heads off to the United States for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. We can’t wait to watch Team India & Team USA in action.”

Kohli took a late-night flight to New York and will soon be joining his teammates for the marquee event. The former Indian skipper has been in great form, having topped the scoring charts in the recently concluded IPL 2024 with 741 runs, representing Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB). His outstanding performance has raised expectations for his contributions to Team India’s campaign in the World Cup.

The Men in Blue will begin their ICC T20 World Cup 2024 journey with a match against Ireland on June 5 in New York. This will be followed by a highly anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 9. With Kohli’s exceptional form and the team’s strong lineup, fans are eagerly looking forward to an exciting tournament.

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