Watch: ‘Ashamed’ Virat Kohli brutally slams his die-hard fans for this act

Virat Kohli slams fans

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) batsman Virat Kohli stole the limelight during the franchise’s unbox event ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He reacted to fans calling him King and said he feels embarrassed about it .

Virat Kohli enjoys great stardom all over the world. Wherever I go, only the chants of “King Kohli” are heard. This is because of what he has achieved in the game of cricket for the Indian team and Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL.

Virat Kohli is arguably the best batsman in modern cricket. He has achieved everything in his career and even if he hangs up his boots now, he would be remembered as the greatest player in the history of football. But with the kind of fitness he possesses, it is fair to say that he still has many years of cricket left in him.

Virat Kohli has become a brand across the world and is ranked among the best athletes in the world. The crowd gets angry wherever they go and this was quite evident during the franchise’s unboxing event on Tuesday (March 19).

The crowd did not let him speak and the only thing that could be heard were the chants of “Kohli Kohli”. The fans in the stands of the M Chinnaswamy stadium went crazy when he took center stage. After the franchise unveiled his jersey, he was asked, “How does the King feel?”

Hearing this crowd erupted and chanted ‘Kohli, Kohli’. But the batsman urged fans to calm down as the team had to travel to Chennai for the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). He stated:

“Guys, we have to get to Chennai pretty quickly, we have a charter flight so we don’t have much time. First of all, you need to stop calling me that word (king). I was telling Faf, I feel embarrassed everywhere when you call me like that and they react like that, so please call me Virat from now on. He don’t use that word, it’s very embarrassing for me.”

Here is the video:

Virat Kohli to play vital role for Royal Challengers Bengaluru in IPL 2024

Virat Kohli also entertained fans when he spoke in Kannada ahead of the Royal Challengers Bengaluru jersey reveal. He also starred in the video when the team’s kit was unveiled at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru.

The upcoming edition of IPL 2024 will be a crucial edition for Virat Kohli as it will mark his return to the league. He was on a break for personal reasons as he along with his wife Anushka Sharma gave birth to his second child in London.

If Royal Challengers Bengaluru have to imagine their chances of winning the IPL title, Virat Kohli will have to play an important role for the team. It is fair to say that if he gives his best, RCB will have a great chance of winning their first league title.