The Adelaide Oval has been one of the major grounds for Kohli, where he has achieved a number of milestones. Photo Courtesy: Adelaide Oval Facebook Page
The Adelaide Oval has been one of the major grounds for Kohli, where he has achieved a number of milestones. Photo Courtesy: South Australia Tourism Commission Facebook Page

India‘s Test skipper Virat Kohli is celebrating his 28th birthday on Saturday. Not only him, the entire nation is in celebration mood as it is a special day of the poster boy of Indian cricket team. However, his birthday celebrations is not limited to India alone but it is also being celebrated across the globe. According to reports, the South Australia Tourism Commission (Adelaide Oval Team) have also done there bit for the charismatic batsman. The Adelaide Oval has been one of the major grounds for Kohli, where he has achieved a number of milestones, including his career best 90 in a Twenty20 International (T20I) versus Australia in January 2016 and as a mark of his achievements on the picturesque ground, there is a special gesture for the youngster on his birthday. Happy Birthday, Virat Kohli: India Test captain turns 28!

The South Australia Tourism Commission (Adelaide Oval Team) sent out a press release on his birthday stating the following:

It is Virat Kohli s birthday today and his favourite cricket ground The Adelaide Oval wants to make it memorable! Virat has been vocal about how important the ground has been for him and how he s achieved major milestones of his career on this cricket ground. Kohli registered his T20I best of 90 not out in January this year. What’s more, he has had 3 Test hundreds and 1 ODI ton at the venue. The birthday boy himself revealed that he loves playing at the ground and wants to take it with him wherever he goes. He has also stated that his journey has a Test Captain began at the Oval.

So on his birthday today, Virat gets a special wish all the way from Adelaide Oval, South Australia honouring his special relationship with the ground. In a unique gesture, The South Australian Tourism Commission along with the Adelaide Oval is sending him good wishes. To reciprocate Virat s love for Adelaide, Here is a picture of the ground and its iconic scoreboard wishing him a very happy birthday along with a special mention of Top 5 best scores at the ground!