India skipper Virat Kohli dismissed reviews that claimed he had turned vegan, tweeting on Tuesday that he’s a vegetarian who likes to eat his greens.
A vegan doesn’t eat any meals derived from animals, together with milk and milk merchandise in addition to eggs.
“I by no means claimed to be a vegan. All the time maintained I’m a vegetarian. Take a deep breath and eat your veggies (if you’d like [emoticon: winking face]) [emoticons: flexed biceps, face with tears of joy and victory hand],” tweeted Kohli a day earlier than he leaves for England as captain of the India cricket squad.
Kohli although didn’t make clear if he eats eggs however his denial of being a vegan means he doesn’t keep away from milk and milk merchandise.
India will play the World Take a look at Championship (WTC) closing in opposition to New Zealand in Southampton from June 18. They are going to then get a spot of round one-and-a-half months in England earlier than taking part in a five-Take a look at sequence in opposition to host England in August-September.
Earlier, reviews had claimed that Kohli turned vegan in 2018 together with spouse Anushka and felt an enchancment in his sport.
Kohli had, in his youthful days, been a foodie with previous buddies and coach saying he would relish every thing, together with meat.
Of late, although, he has change into aware of his food plan as a consequence of health calls for.