IPL 2021: “Such humble, down to earth people” – Mohammed Azharuddeen posts a picture with Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Mohammed Azharuddeen was acquired by the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise at the IPL 2021 auction for a sum of Rs. 20 lakh.

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli and Mohammed Azharuddeen
Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli and Mohammed Azharuddeen

Kerala wicket-keeper batsman Mohammed Azharuddeen has had a dream year. After shooting into the limelight in the domestic Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy where he stunned the world with a 37-ball hundred against Mumbai, he was picked by the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which is currently underway.

Although he hasn’t appeared for the RCB side yet, Azharuddeen has remained enthusiastic about being a part of the franchise as is evident from his social media posts. Today, he posted a picture of himself with RCB skipper Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma on his social media handles. The picture has gone viral now and fans of Kohli as well as Azharuddeen have expressed their admiration of the picture.

Mohammed Azharuddeen poses for a picture with Mr and Mrs. Virat Kohli

Mohammed Azharuddeen
Mohammed Azharuddeen

Mohammed Azharuddeen posted the picture today on his Twitter handle and captioned it, “So happy to amongst such humble, down to earth people @AnushkaSharma @imVkohli (sic)” along with a ‘starstruck’ emoji. On his Instagram, he avoided the caption and had only the emoji.

With regard to the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the side has got off to a flying start in the IPL as it has won each of its first four matches. The side looks settled as ever and with the likes of Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers looking in imperious touch, coupled with the vastly improved bowling attack, the RCB fans have already started to believe that this could be their year.

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