Virat Kohli’s Golden Statue Takes Times Square by Storm: Cricket Fans React!

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli commands a global fanbase that spans continents. Recently, a captivating video surfaced online showcasing a life-size golden statue of Kohli at New York’s famed Times Square. The statue portrays him in cricket gear, standing tall with a bat in hand, capturing the essence of his sporting prowess.

The video, shared by X, Duroflex, a renowned mattress brand, celebrated this monumental installation, proclaiming, “A larger-than-life statue of Virat Kohli at the iconic Times Square. This King’s Duty, we are going global and making history! We’re delivering great sleep and great health to Virat Kohli.”

Posted on June 23, the video sparked a flurry of reactions from Kohli’s ardent followers. Many were awestruck, questioning whether the statue was a CGI marvel. One fan expressed, “King Kohli – Global Sportstar,” while another reverently dubbed him the “God of cricket.”

Amidst the admiration for Kohli, some users noted India’s recent history in ICC tournaments, acknowledging their achievement but also highlighting the lack of an ICC title in the past decade.

In cricket news, on Monday, India triumphed over Australia by 24 runs in a crucial Super-8 match, securing a spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Indian captain Rohit Sharma’s spectacular innings of 92 runs off just 42 balls propelled India to a formidable total of 205/5 at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia. Australia’s fate hinges on the outcome of the Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match, which will determine their advancement in the tournament.

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