India star Virat Kohli on Wednesday responded to Yuvraj Singh’s handwritten heartfelt note and said that the former all-rounder’s comeback from cancer will always be an inspiration while thanking his “Yuvi pa” for the wonderful gesture. Kohli took to social media to share the picture of the special shoe and Yuvraj’s handwritten note along with a special post.
Yuvi Pa thank you for this lovely gesture.Your comeback from cancer will always be an inspiration for people in all walks of life not just cricket. You have always been generous and caring for people around you.I wish you all the happiness,God bless @YUVSTRONG12. Rab rakha 🙏😊 pic.twitter.com/KDrd2JQCHU
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 23, 2022
“Yuvi Pa thank you for this wonderful gesture. Coming from someone who’s seen my career unfold from day 1, it means a lot. Your life and your comeback from cancer was, is and will always be an inspiration for people in all walks of life not just cricket. I’ve known you for who you are and you’ve always been very generous and caring for people around you. Now we’re both parents and know what a blessing that is. I wish you all the happiness, beautiful memories and blessings in this new journey. God bless Yuvi Pa. Rab rakha,” Kohli wrote.
Notably, Yuvraj Singh had penned a heartfelt note to ex-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday, recalling Delhi batter’s journey from a youngster to one of the greats of the game.
To the little boy from Delhi @imvkohli
I want to dedicate this special shoe to you,celebrating your career n time as captain which has brought smiles to millions of fans all over the world.
I hope you stay the way YOU are, play the way YOU do and keep making the country proud! pic.twitter.com/mwVPPh0JwU
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) February 22, 2022
“To the little boy from Delhi @imvkohli. I want to dedicate this special shoe to you, celebrating your career n time as captain which has brought smiles to millions of fans all over the world. I hope you stay the way YOU are, play the way YOU do and keep making the country proud,” Yuvraj Singh tweeted.
“Virat, I’ve seen you grow as a cricketer and as a person. From that young boy in the nets who would walk shoulder-to-shoulder with the legends of Indian cricket, you’re now a legend yourself leading the way for a new generation. Your discipline and passion on the field and dedication to the sport inspire every young kid in this country to pick up the bat and dream of putting on the blue jersey one day,” Yuvraj wrote in the letter.
“You have elevated your level of cricket every single year and achieved so much already in this wonderful game that it makes me even more excited to watch you embark on this new chapter in your career. You have been a legendary captain and a fantastic leader. I’m expecting many more of your famous run chases,” he added.