India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday opened up on his marriage to Bollywood celebrity Anushka Sharma and stated that he learnt an excellent life lesson after he met her. The couple have been talking about their lives and careers in a web-based session with college students on how to get motivated when Kohli credited Anushka for enhancing his temperament. “To be honest the patience bit I have learnt ever since me and Anushka met each other. I was a very impatient before,” stated Kohli.
The couple had met for the primary time in 2013 after they have been filming for a shampoo commercial. “The learnings from one another that we have had, looking at her personality, looking at her composure in situations has really inspired me to fight it out,” Kohl stated.
“Even when things are tough you have to swallow your ego and keep being there in adversity, keep fighting your way out and eventually you will find a way,” he added. “So that’s what I have seen her do and I have learnt from that.”
Kohli stated that he can apply the learnings when he feels conditions are going towards him. “Sometimes you have to bat in a Test match for two hours for 20 runs but the team wants you do that. So you should be able to do that,” he stated.
The India batsman additionally went on to discuss in regards to the time he confronted rejections in state alternatives. “The first time I was rejected in the state selections, I remember it was late at night and I just cried. I howled till about three in the morning and I could not believe it ,” Kohli stated through the session.
“Because I scored well, everything was going perfectly for me. I performed till I reached that stage and I was rejected,” he stated.
(With inputs from PTI)