29 March, 2012
India's most promising batsman Virat Kohli stated "Sachin Tendulkar is the reason I started playing."
Virat said "He is the reason why I have started playing cricket. Like me I think most of the youngsters in the India started playing cricket because of him."
"Now it is just a great honour to share the same dressing room with him. I remember when I was small, my only dream was to see him in real life and to play with him now is just a great honour for me. I couldn't have asked for anything more," he added.