Madame Tussauds foreknown wax museum on Wednesday unveiled
one of the world’s leading batsmen India captain Virat Kohli’s statue at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London to mark the launch of the ICC World Cup.
The statue is dressed in the official Indian kit as well as shoes and gloves donated by the sportsman himself.
The wax statue of one of the world’s leading batsmen will be on display at Madame Tussauds from Thursday until July 15 — remaining at the museum for the duration of the tournament. The statue will be alongside some other athletes such as Usain Bolt, Sir Mo Farah and master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.
Steve Davies, General Manager at Madame Tussauds, said: “Cricket fever is set to sweep the nation in the coming weeks so what better way to unveil our new figure of Virat Kohli than with the help of our neighbours at Lord’s.
“We hope that cricket fans will enjoy not only watching their hero on the pitch but taking to the crease with him here at Madame Tussauds London.”