Hindustan Times – India captain Virat Kohli today officially inked his deal with top English county side Surrey in his bid to prepare for the tour of England, starting in July.

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  • India captain Virat Kohli today officially inked his deal with top English county side Surrey in his bid to prepare for the tour of England, starting in July.
  • READ | Prithvi Shaw reminds me of Sachin Tendulkar, says Mark Waugh“Surrey County Cricket Club are delighted to announce the signing of India captain Virat Kohli for the month of June,” the club announced on their website www.kiaoval.com.
  • Speaking after signing for the club, Kohli said: “It has long been an ambition of mine to play county cricket and I am thankful to Alec Stewart and Surrey for allowing me the opportunity to join them during their 2018 season.
  • READ | Lasith Malinga gives domestic one-dayer a miss to focus on IPL roleAccording to Surrey website: “Kohli will be available for all cricket throughout the month until the close of Surrey’s trip to Scarborough to face Yorkshire.”
  • READ | IPL 2018: Refreshed Kings XI Punjab aim to keep Mumbai Indians downIn 2017, Kohli was also named as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World and as captain of the ICC Test and ODI Teams of the Year.


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