Indian cricket staff skipper Virat Kohli paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after the celebrated basketball participant died on Sunday as a consequence of a helicopter crash. Kohli took to Instagram to put up an image of Bryant together with the caption – “Absolutely devastated to hear this news today. So many childhood memories of waking up early and watching this magician doing things on the court that I would be mesmerized by. Life is so unpredictable and fickle. His daughter Gianna passed away too in the crash. Iam absolutely Heartbroken. Rest in peace. Strength and condolences to the family.”
Vice-captain Rohit Sharma additionally posted an image of Bryant alongside together with his daughter Gianna and he wrote – ‘Sad day for the sporting world in the present day. One of the greats of the sport gone too quickly. Rest in peace Kobe Bryant and his little daughter Gianna and the opposite victims.”
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Bryant misplaced his life when a helicopter he was driving in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all 9 individuals on board together with his teenage daughter and plunging the sports activities world into mourning.
Bryant, 41, was travelling together with his 13-year-outdated daughter Gianna and 7 different passengers and crew when their Sikorsky S-76 helicopter slammed right into a rugged hillside in Calabasas, west of Los Angeles. There have been no survivors.
Rather a lot of different individuals from the cricketing world additionally paid their respect and listed below are some of the tweets –
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 27, 2020
Absolutely devastated by the tragic information of Kobe Bryant and his daughter. My heartfelt condolences to his household, buddies and followers throughout the globe #KobeBryantRIP #KobeForever #Kobe pic.twitter.com/gPQcfDehUl
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) January 27, 2020
Bryant, a 5-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist, is extensively considered one of the best basketball gamers in historical past, an iconic determine who turned one of the faces of his sport throughout a glittering two-decade profession with the Los Angeles Lakers.
(With company inputs)