“He is King,” Drew McIntyre congratulates Indian athlete for reaching legendary milestone and helping India reach new heights after 12 years

Drew McIntyre has shown his respect to the 'King' Virat Kohli on the eve of his 50th ODI century during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.

“He is King,” Drew McIntyre congratulates Indian athlete for reaching legendary milestone and helping India reach new heights after 12 years

Drew McIntyre and Virat Kohli (via X and Wallpaper Cave)

The Scottish Warrior Drew McIntyre is equally a fan of the WWE Universe in India as the fanbase is. McIntyre has been supportive of India due to the love he gets from there and has shown his gratitude many times. One such moment happened on X as he congratulated Virat Kohli and the entire Indian team for their feat in the Cricket World Cup 2023.

The Scottish Warrior took on X to congratulate Virat Kohli. He lauded Kohli and defined his King status as the ultimate knock of his career. He congratulated the Indian great for reaching a milestone of 50 ODI centuries and surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record. McIntyre even mentioned India’s success, as they have made their way to the finals of the World Cup after 12 years.


The ongoing Cricket World Cup 2023 saw a semi-final match between India and New Zealand. Virat, coming one down to the match, played brilliantly and completed 100 runs in 106 balls. Kohli has been described as the King of Cricket, and such record-breaking achievements are evident in his nickname.

Here is what McIntyre had to say on Twitter:

He is King Kohli for a reason👑 Congrats @ImVKohli for reaching 50 ODI hundreds and massive congrats to India for reaching the #CWC23 Final
Drew McIntyre about Virat Kohli’s 50th ODI century

McIntyre has been vocal about Indian Cricket team’s success for a long time. Even his appearance in India for the live show saw him wearing the Indian jersey and paying respect to the sport. Overall, McIntyre has been a vivid lover of cricket and definitely loves the current form of India in the 2023 World Cup.


Drew McIntyre predicted Virat Kohli’s 50th ODI century back in January 2023

Drew McIntyre is one of the biggest cricket fans in WWE right now. The Scottish Warrior has been vocal about ongoing events in the cricket world and especially praises the Indian Cricket Team at instances. A moment in January 2023 even saw him predict Virat Kohli’s record-breaking century.

Drew McIntyre and Virat Kohli
Drew McIntyre and Virat Kohli (via Cricketnmore)

McIntyre took on X to post a picture of Kohli raising his bat high in celebration of his century. Drew described that knock of Virat as insane, stating that he is of a whole different breed. He added a goat emoji to the King’s greatness while claiming to go past Sachin Tendulkar’s record and complete 50 ODI tons.

The moment was Virat’s 166 not-out knock in only 110 balls against Sri Lanka. The match happened in Kerala as a part of Sri Lanka’s tour of India for three T20s and ODIs. Kohli came into the one-down position and secured himself till the end to hit the 46th century of his ODI career on January 15, 2023.


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