The friendship between Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers is known to everyone. The RCB duo has played and won several matches for RCB.
However, AB de Villiers recently admitted that when he first met Virat Kohli in 2011, he found him “cocky and arrogant” and felt “he’s got to come down to earth a bit”. Chris Gayle also hinted that he wasn’t really fond of the India batter around that time.
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“Oh my goodness…I have had this question before and I had given this answer before as well. I think he was quite cocky and arrogant when I met him the first time. With that hairstyle and he had bit of a strut going…,”De Villiers said.
Gayle, who couldn’t stop laughing, added, “Flamboyant, was he?”
“Yes absolutely,” replied De Villiers. “”But the minute I got to know him a bit better and watched him play I mean I’ve got as much respect for him but I got to know him better as a human being. I think he had a barrier around him when I met him the first time and that barrier opened up and I got to know the person. I didn’t not like him but you know what I’m saying. He’s a top person now but first impression was ufff…he’s got to come down to earth a bit.”
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