Virat Kohli is a modern day cricketing superstar: Steve Waugh

Former Australian skipper heaps praise on Indian captain Virat Kohli and termed him as a “modern-day hero”.

He added that Kohli has brought a “new attitude in Indian cricket team” and due to which they are so successful all over the world in last few years.

Kohli is indeep a hero for millions as so many people idolizes him all over the world. He started his carrier when the likes of Tendulkar, Dravid and Sehwag and others greats were at the end at their illustrious careers.

After Dhoni the Indian team needed a skipper like Kohli who can carry the legacy from the former great and Kohli has successfully done that in numerious occasion now.

He is currently the top-ranked ODI batsman in the world and features in top ten of the other formats too. At just 32, he has slammed more than 20,000 runs with the help of 70 centuries and 110 fifties.

“What they love about Kohli is that it’s like the new attitude of India, get stuck in, don’t be intimidated. Take everything on and anything is achievable and possible. But he’s like the modern-day hero,” Steve Waugh said in the documentary on discovery+

The documentary where Waugh praises Kohli was narrated by renowned commentator Harsha Bhogle which is directed by Nel Minchin and the scripting is done by Mithila Gupta also features additional stories from the greats of the game including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Adam Gilchrist narrating their version in the documentary.

Waugh is also passionate about photography shares the incident related to photography in India via a documentary where he described the passion of Indian fans among watching the game of cricket in their backyard effectively and efficiently to a great extent.

“Capturing Cricket is especially very near to my heart as it covers two of my passions i.e. cricket and photography. Since, my first visit to India in 1986, I was always fascinated by how the locals celebrated the sport of cricket,” Waugh said

“My recent journey visiting Taj Mahal, Chinnaswamy Stadium, the Maharajah Lakshmi Vilas Palace, HPCA Stadium, Oval Maidan, as well as locations around Delhi and Kolkata, gave me stories and lifetime memories. I am positive that when the fans in India watch the documentary, they will be able to feel the very emotion of the journey,” he added.