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En-route English Soil


The only country where he hasn't sparked up to his potential, the only nation where he likes to quench his thirst for runs, the only place where Indian fans would love to see him score big is England and our captain Kohli is all set to begin his county stint with Surrey.

With this news rolling out in the social media many of his fans are gearing up to witness their hero in the county colors. Surrey not only managed to bag the big brand Virat for a month they managed to get him for a nominal value.

While BCCI is skeptical about Surrey managing Virat's image, they agreed to keep the promotions at minimum and focus more on cricket.

Indian skipper will feature in at least six matches starting from June 1st. Both Virat and Alec Stewart (Surrey's director of cricket) expressed their happiness.

Virat says "It has long been an ambition of mine to play county cricket and I am thankful to Alec Stewart and Surrey for allowing me the opportunity to join them during their 2018 season. I can't wait to get to the Kia Oval."

Alec Stewart says "We are thrilled to have signed the biggest name in world cricket for the month of June; Playing and training alongside Virat will be a massive benefit for our players who will have the opportunity to learn so much from him"

Stewart also added "At a time when there is much discussion around the future of county cricket, the arrival of Virat should give our domestic game a massive boost and positive exposure around the cricketing world which in turn can benefit every county"

While everyone seems to be happy and excited, Virat is keen to make a mark in the county stint as well as upcoming India's tour of England. With a woeful average of 13.4 during previous India's tour to England this county season will be crucial for Virat and India.


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