Virat kohli is certainly not retiring. Not even thinking of leaving cricket. But will he take the Octagon challenge? Well, that is something we are eagerly looking forward to. As soon as, the Indian cricket team landed in the United States to bring the cricket flavour in the country, Georges St-Pierre was one of the firsts to welcome them, especially the Indian cricket star, Virat Kohli.
Florida will get to witness some cricketing action as India will play two T20s against the West Indies this coming weekend. This is the third time when full length International Cricket matches are scheduled to take place in the US. Previously, New Zealand and Sri Lanka have played their International matches, back in 2010.
But cricket is not the only thing that will interest the players. Apparently, the Canadian mixed martial artist and three-time former Welterweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Kohli to show him how to run the cricket pitch. Georges also insisted that he would show Kohli how to run the octagon.
That makes up for an incredible opportunity for Kohli to learn some martial arts skills, especially from the Georges himself. Georges took on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to write, “Welcome to America @imVkohli! Show me how you run the pitch and I’ll show you how to own the octagon #TeamIndiainUSA.”
— Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) 23 August 2016
The popularity of Kohli in India is undeniable. But to gather some fan following in the US would surely boost his confidence in the upcoming series. Kohli not only only thanked Georges for his gesture, he also expressed his wish to take the octagon as well as learn a few things from the mixed martial arts star.
Kohli wrote, “Thank You for the welcome @GeorgesStPierre. I would love to enter the octagon & learn a few things. #TeamIndiaInUSA”
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 24 August 2016
Well, we have to wait and see how things unfold after the cricket series.