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AFP
May 18, 2018

Kohli says the beard to stay

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AFP
May 18, 2018

BANGALORE: India cricket captain Virat Kohli insisted Thursday he will not be shaving off his famous beard any time soon.

The 29-year-old batsman, who said he still cleans his own cricket shoes despite being one of the world’s highest paid athletes, has in recent years become a style icon because of the beard.A fan asked Kohli at a promotional event whether he would ever get rid of his carefully trimmed bristles.Beards became almost ubiquitous in the Indian team until last year when a small group of players including Hardik Pandya and Rohit Sharma said they would shave to break the stranglehold.

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