In a recent interview, Karun Nair has hailed Virat Kohli’s achievement in the last 10 years. He has been one of the backbones for the Karnataka Ranji team in the recent past. And skilled right-hander has quite often reacted when required.
Nair, who scored an unbeaten 303 against England in 2016 in his third Test match, is likewise a serious fan of Manchester United. What's more? The player nearest to his heart is Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is at present carrying out his trade in Italy with Juventus.
“The non-cricket sportsperson that inspires me a lot is Cristiano Ronaldo. I have followed him since he joined Manchester United. You know it’s astonishing to see how someone can grow from being just a normal player to being the best in the world,” Nair said during the chat show Homerun with AV with sports commentator Arun Venugopal on his YouTube channel Gethist Creative.
According to Nair, the hard work that Ronaldo has put in to get to where he has, and the determination and the focus that Ronaldo has. Nair has the opinion that if someone needs to be the best in the world they need to have something different, a different attitude. It is a thing that really inspires him always.
Nair mentions how fortunate he is
Taking his concentration back to cricket, Nair says he has been very fortunate to have had a similar changing area with Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
According to Nair, Kohli is just that to cricket what Cristiano Ronaldo is to football.
Nair said that there is Virat Kohli who causes anyone to feel that. A cricketer knows, he needs to be following what Virat is doing and he does such a significant number of things right. He is likewise the best on the planet. If he has become the best on the planet that implies he has done most things right and he is only a great player.
“He is such an inspiration for cricketers and all youngsters. To see what he has been able to do in the last 10 years is something astonishing and something that everyone wants to follow and get inspired by. Same with me! [I have] been lucky enough to be a part of the same dressing room as him and watch him very closely,” told Nair
Both Kohli and Nair are as of now away from all the cricketing activity because of the progressing coronavirus pandemic and will be standing by excitedly to get those huge runs once worldwide and domestic cricket resumes.