24.com – New Delhi – A wax effigy of Indian cricket captain Virat
Kohli required repairs the same day it went on display at Madame Tussauds in
Delhi after a rush of star-struck fans swamped the statue, the museum said on Friday.

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  • New Delhi – A wax effigy of Indian cricket captain ViratKohli required repairs the same day it went on display at Madame Tussauds inDelhi after a rush of star-struck fans swamped the statue, the museum said on Friday.
  • Part of the ear of the life-sized statue of Kohli – known as”King Kohli” in his home country and recently named the world’sbest-paid cricketer – was clipped off shortly after the waxwork was unveiled on Wednesday.
  • “As soon as our staff were alerted, the figure wasremoved, swiftly repaired and immediately displayed back into his cricketsetting to be enjoyed by his adoring fans,” the museum said in astatement.
  • Dressed in Indian colours with number 18 on his back, thewaxwork Kohli is standing in a batting pose opposite Indian bowling legendKapil Dev.
  • Other sporting stars immortalised at Madame Tussauds inDelhi include Lionel Messi, David Beckham and former Indian cricket captainSachin Tendulkar.


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