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Virat Kohli has been away from the Indian team as he was on a break to spend time with his family and he made the most of it by visiting the Vrindavan Ashram. Kohli travelled to the shrine with his wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika. The family took blessings at the Ashram of Shri Hita Premanandji in Mathura. The trip was more important for Kohli as he is set to be on India duty during Vamika’s birthday on January 11.

Kohli and Anushka Sharma were at the Baba Neem Karoli Ashram in Vrindavan for about an hour and had a ‘darshan’ of Baba’s ‘samadhi’ and also meditated in a ‘kutia’ (hut). Kohli and his family also made some of their fans happy by signing autographs and posing for photographs. The Kohli family also donated blankets at the ashram, as per reports.

A video of Anushka and Virat with their daughter has gone viral as they sought blessings from the baba. A devotee came forward and wrapped a ‘chunni’ (cloth) around Anushka Sharma. After spending some time at the Baba Neem Karoli Ashram, the family left for the Maa Anandamayi Ashram. 

Watch the video here:

Talking about Kohli’s return to the Indian team, the 34-year-old has been named in the Indian squad against Sri Lanka for a three-match ODI series. The first match of the series will be played in Guwahati on January 10. The Men in Blue will then move to Kolkata for the second ODI game slated to be played on January 12. The third ODI is scheduled to be played at Trivandrum.

India’s squad for Sri Lanka ODIs: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.