In USA for T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli security video goes viral

Virat Kohli surrounded by tight security© X (Twitter)

Indian Team Talisman Virat Kohli had no role to play as the men's team took on Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup 2024 warm-up match on Saturday. Virat, who arrived late in the United States, was rested for the match, but the same cannot be said of the security team assigned to the renowned hitter. In a video that surfaced on social media, Kohli could be seen surrounded by a large force of police and security personnel as he arrived at the Nassau County ground where India were taking on the Bangla Tigers during the preparation match.

Virat undoubtedly remains the biggest cricket superstar to arrive in the United States for the T20 World Cup. Its security therefore remains the most delicate task for the organizers. It is fair to say that the management is leaving no stone unturned for Kohli's safety.

Rinku Singhwho is part of India's reserves for the T20 World Cup, can also be seen accompanying Virat to the ground in the video.

Security measures put in place by local authorities are expected to be the highest for India's T20 World Cup match against Pakistan on June 9.

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul highlighted the safety measures in a statement. She said, “I have also directed the New York State Police to take elevated security measures, including increased law enforcement presence, advanced surveillance and extensive screening processes. Public safety is my top priority and we are committed to securing the Cricket World Cup. is a safe and enjoyable experience.

In Virat's absence, India did well in the warm-up match against Bangladesh, securing a 50-run victory. Rishabh pants And Hardik Pandya were the choice of batters while captain Rohit Sharma also produced a nice little cameo at the top.

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