Bangalore: After completing a comprehensive victory over New Zealand, The Indian Cricket Team have set the cricketing world ablaze with an extraordinary winning streak at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, securing victory in five consecutive games. With this remarkable achievement, the team has solidified its position at the top of the league table, showcasing great talent, teamwork, and sportsmanship. This has become a cause for celebration for all Indian cricket fans during this festive season. Varun Tej, the dynamic Telugu Superstar too was ecstatic with the same. Varun Tej being an avid cricket fan, shared his views on India lifting the trophy this time around, and also spoke about Virat Kohli nearing Sachin’s record. Inia now face defending champions England in a game that will solidify their hold on the top 4 and get them one step closer in booking their place in the semi-finals of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Varun Tej, who is an ardent ‘King Kohli’ fan, will be rapt with anticipation as he pursues his 49th and 50th ODI centuries.
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Varun Tej speaking on Virat Kohli surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record, he said- “We are all rooting for it. Not just me, but every Indian, every cricket lover is. It’s just not a very new thing, we’ve known Virat Kohli is on the road to beat or equal Sachin Tendulkar’s tally of ODI hundreds. So, I think we are very excited, and I’m a hundred percent sure that he’s going to equal the record and probably surpass it too. I mean definitely having someone Virat Kohli lead us from a long time and having such a player like him on a team is definitely a big strength for the entire team, especially for the youngsters and all of that. You see Virat and Rohit, they are super big examples for the younger generations in the cricket team, and it’s very good that they get to play with such experience cricketers, and I think it’s an amazing thing.”
Picking a team to be the biggest threat to India in this WC Varun Tej said – “So far I was really stunned to see South Africa’s performance and they have always been my second favourite team. I think they might be a threat to India.”
Speaking exclusively to Star Sports Telugu superstar Varun Tej discussed Team India’s chances of lifting the trophy this World Cup, he said – “All have been excellent in form. Specially we haven’t lost a game so far and I think our batsmen, bowlers, everyone are in good form and the other thing is that the momentum is good, and unlike the previous World Cup which was a disappointment for us. I think this time it is going to change and the comeback is going to be super strong. It’s a wish of every Indian, and we will bring the World Cup home this time.”
Fans across AP and Telangana market can watch all the action from the upcoming India vs England match on October 29th 2023, from 12:30 pm onwards, LIVE & Exclusive on Star Sports Telugu