Virat Kohli might be one of the fittest Indian athletes at the moment, but the Indian skipper has himself admitted that it is almost impossible to outrun all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja when it comes to the group conditioning sessions.
Taking to his official Twitter handle a day after India thrashed Bangladesh in their maiden Pink Ball Test, the 31-year-old swashbuckling batsman posted a picture of him running alongside wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and Jadeja during a practice session.
In the picture from one of India’s spirinting sessions, Jadeja can be seen as the front-runner while Kohli and Pant are following him.
“Love group conditioning sessions. And when Jaddu is in the group, it’s almost impossible to outrun him,” he captaioned the photo.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 25, 2019
Kohli is a big fitness freak and never misses his workout session despite having a demanding schedule. The skipper, who always follow a strict diet in order to maintain his chiselled physique, has also clearly rubbed off his fitness goals upon his team-mates who have also been spending a lot of time in the gym.
Jadeja, on the other hand, is arguably one of the best fielders in the world. He is capable of stealing a single from a not-so-good shot to converting a single into a double.
On Sunday, Kohli had guided India to their seventh straight Test win with a comprehensive victory by an innings and 46 runs on the third day of their first-ever Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Umesh Yadav bagged a five-wicket haul while Ishant Sharma well-supported him with four wickets as India bundled out Bangladesh for 195 in their second innings
Earlier, Kohli (136) not only smashed his 27th Test century but also stitched a crucial 99-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane (51) and 94-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara (55) as India declared their first innings at 347 for nine in reply to Bangladesh’s lowly score of 106.
The triumph was also India’s record-extending 12th victory at home and as a result, the host also became the first side to complete four successive innings wins in Test cricket.