England Cricketer Danielle Wyatt To Unleash Virat Kohli’s Gift In India put infamous proposal behind her
England cricketer Danielle Wyatt was the member of the victorious England women’s team that defeated indian women Indian cricket team in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 final.England women’s cricketer Danielle Wyatt drew the attention of Indian cricket fans when she tweeted a marriage proposal for star batsman Virat Kohli. . She had proposed to Kohli after watching his spectacular knock against South Africa in the T20 World Cup in 2014. Later that year, Kohli gifted Wyatt a bat during a warm-up game between India and England in Derbyshire. With England women’s team set to tour India this month for a T20I tri-series, Wyatt is eager to use the ‘secret weapon’ given by Kohli in the tournament.
A lot has changed since then. Kohli is now married to actor Anushka Sharma. On the field, though, both are breaking records for their respective teams.”I’m using Virat Kohli’s bat now,” Wyatt told ESPNcricinfo in an interview.The focus, though, is back on Wyatt who is set to reach Indian shores soon as England take on India and Australia in a T20 tri-series involving India and Australia which begins later this next month
The series will see Australia women, India women and England women fighting for the title. The tournament will be hosted by Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium.
Wyatt described the bat as a beast and will be using it when she will open the batting for England against Australia women on March 23. England women will face India women on March 25.
“The bat I hit the century with broke not long ago. So now I’ll be using Virat’s,” Wyatt said.
Wyatt also recalled the reaction of fans after she proposed to Kohli on Twitter.
danielle wyatt virat kohli tweet:
Kholi marry me!!!
— Danielle Wyatt (@Danni_Wyatt) April 4, 2014
She said in interview Ten minutes later after the tweet, I picked my phone up and I’ve got 1000s of favourites and retweets, it’s all over Indian news, they’re emailing my dad at home,” Wyatt said.
“When we met, dad said: ‘You can’t do things like that on Twitter! They take things seriously!’ I was like, ‘okay. Sorry!”
The England cricketer was trolled after she put up a picture of a bat carrying the wrong spelling of Kohli’s name.
— Danielle Wyatt (@Danni_Wyatt) September 10, 2017
The 26-year-old has represented England in 53 ODIs, scoring 602 runs at an average of 17.20.
In 73 T20Is, Wyatt has scored 657 runs at an average of 14.93, including one century and one half-century Wyatt now plans to use the bat when she opens the innings for her team in the T20 series in India. She hopes the bat comes into good use and helps her score another century in the shortest format. The last time Wyatt score a century came against Australia and was also the first time that an England women’s cricketer had smashed a hundred in a T20.