New Delhi, 22/5 (Ao Bureau)There is a bad news for Indian captain Virat Kohli, who is busy preparing for the England tour. Suresh Batra, who taught batting tricks to Kohli in his childhood, has passed away. Kohli took training under coach Rajkumar Sharma at the West Delhi Cricket Academy in the early days. Suresh Batra was an assistant coach in this academy. Batra, 53, recognized Kohli’s talent at the age of just nine.
According to senior sports journalist Vijay Lokpally, “Suresh Batra suddenly fell after performing morning puja on Thursday, after which he could not get up. He posted a picture, writing,” Suresh Batra wearing striped T-shirt, Virat Coached Kohli as a child, he died on Thursday. He was 53 years old. ” At the same time, Rajkumar Sharma said that he lost his younger brother due to the departure of Suresh Batra, he knew him since 1985. ”
Before becoming Kohli’s superstar, it was Rajkumar Sharma and Suresh Batra who helped him in developing his talent. Kohli started training under his supervision in just nine years. Apart from Kohli, Batra also trained Manjot Kalra, who scored a century in the 2018 Under-19 World Cup.