Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium Will Be Named After Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is ready to hold his stand at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. The Delhi and District Cricket Association confirmed that Feroz Shah Stadium will be named after Virat Kohli. Kohli will be the youngest active cricketer to be given the rare honor of holding his stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. The decision was made as Kohli completed 11 years of cricket. On that day, 11 years ago, a young Virat Kohli made his international debut for India against Sri Lanka in Dambulla.
With the time Kohli has become one of the best batsmen of this generation. It is currently the top ranking of the drummer ODI and Test. Kohli has now registered 20502 runs in all formats of international cricket, including 20,018 from 2010. That makes him the first player to score 20,000 international cricket runs in a single decade.
“Virat Kohli’s outstanding contribution to world cricket has made DDCA proud. We are pleased to pay tribute to him for reaching certain milestones and reaching an unmatched captain’s record. To cherish these memories,” said DDCA President Rajat Sharma. “I’m sure the Virat Kohli Stand will be an inspiration to young cricketers in Delhi.
The DDCA will hold a ceremony on 12 September at the Weightlifting Auditorium at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to congratulate Team India. At the same time, former cricketers in India, Bishan Singh Bedi, and Mohinder Amarnath are the other two players from Delhi, according to whom two stands have been named in the famous stadium. However, it was after the retirement of the two former captains. Virender Sehwag and Anjum Chopra are the other Delhi players who have named their doors. While the Hall of Fame is named after former Indian captain MAK Pataudi.