Virat Kohli withdraws from first 2 tests against England

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has recently announced his withdrawal from the first two Test matches against England, scheduled to be played between January 25-29 and February 2-6. The decision, attributed to personal reasons, has sparked a wave of speculation and interest on social media.

BCCI’s statement

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) released an official statement regarding Virat Kohli’s withdrawal. In this statement, the BCCI revealed, “Mr. Virat Kohli has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be withdrawn from the first two Tests of the upcoming IDFC First Bank Test series against England, citing personal reasons.” The statement emphasized that representing the country has always been Kohli’s top priority but that certain personal situations demand his undivided attention.

Virat-Anushka expecting second child?

Speculation has arisen regarding the reason behind Kohli’s withdrawal, with some suggesting that it could be related to Anushka Sharma’s rumored pregnancy. While reports have circulated on social media about the couple expecting their second child, neither Virat nor Anushka has confirmed this news. The couple, who tied the knot in 2017, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Vamika, in 2021. Anushka is often seen supporting Kohli during his cricket matches, and the duo has garnered attention for publicly expressing their support for each other.


What are the dates of the first two Test matches against England?

The first two Test matches against England are scheduled to be played between January 25-29 and February 2-6.

What reason did Virat Kohli cite for withdrawing from the matches?

Vira Kohli cited personal reasons for his decision to withdraw from the first two Test matches against England.

Is Anushka Sharma expecting their second child?

While reports have surfaced regarding Anushka Sharma’s pregnancy, neither Virat Kohli nor Anushka has officially confirmed this news.


Vira Kohli’s unexpected withdrawal from the upcoming Test matches against England has ignited speculation and raised questions especially in light of rumors surrounding Anushka Sharma’s pregnancy. Fans and the cricket fraternity await further updates regarding this decision and the possible reasons behind it.

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