IND vs ENG: Has Virat Kohli withdrawn his name from England series because of Anushka Sharma? Know the truth here!
pc: Hindustan Times
India suffered a defeat against England without the presence of Virat Kohli in the Hyderabad Test under captain Rohit Sharma, who recently regained his form after missing the first two matches of the series. Kohli's absence has fueled rumours on social media, with speculations that Anushka Sharma could be behind his decision to opt-out.
Why did Virat Kohli withdraw his name?
Rumours circulating on social media have claimed that Virat Kohli's decision to withdraw his name is somehow related to Anushka Sharma. Although it was initially announced that Kohli would miss the first two Test matches due to personal reasons, the exact reason remained unknown. Speculation ran high when Kohli returned for the third Test and theories regarding Anushka Sharma's influence on his decision began to circulate on social media.
Is Anushka Sharma responsible for Kohli's absence?
There are allegations on social media that Anushka Sharma could be the reason behind Virat Kohli's absence. However, there is no concrete evidence to support these claims. Till now the real reason for Kohli's withdrawal from the initial matches has not been revealed.
Health concerns in Kohli's family:
It is also being claimed that Virat Kohli's mother Saroj Kohli is unwell and has been suffering from liver-related health problems since September. It is reported that he is being treated at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Gurugram. Despite his mother's health condition, Kohli decided to participate in the ODI World Cup. Nevertheless, Saroj Kohli's health reportedly deteriorated rapidly, forcing Virat Kohli to reconsider and withdraw his name for the Hyderabad Test to be with his ailing mother.