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Virat Kohli's school sends soil to London as blessing

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is currently in England looking to become the third Indian to win after in 1983 and M.S. Dhoni in 2011 and it seems that his former school in the Capital is expressing its support in a very unique manner.

Host broadcasters Star tweeted on Friday that the soil from Public School in Uttam Nagar, where the Indian spent a part of his childhood, is sending soil from its premises to "The soil from @imVkohli's school, where he learnt to play cricket, is going to to bless him (sic.)," Star said in the tweet.

started his schooling at before moving to in his ninth grade. In 1998, he joined the West Delhi Academy as part of its first intake while studying at He has come a long way since then, breaking into the Indian team in 2008 and going on to be recognised by commentators and former players as the best batsman in the world across formats at present.

Kohli-led started their tournament on June 5 with a convincing six-wicket win against Their next game is against defending champions Australia, who are unbeaten in the two matches they have played thus far. The match will be played on Sunday at The Oval in



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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 12:18 IST