Sri Lankan super fan is Kohli's special guest
Indian captain Virat Kohli tied the knot with his long time partner Anushka Sharma on December 11th. The couple held a wedding reception in Mumbai on Tuesday where the who's who of cricket world and Bollywood made their presence felt. However, Kohli invited one special guest, Gayan Senanayake, Sri Lankan cricket's super fan which is drawing him a lot of praises.
Who is Gayan Senanayake?
Senanayake is a differently-abled Sri Lankan cricket's super fan. He travels often with the Sri Lankan cricket side overseas to support his country. Senanayake was in Mumbai to cheer for his team in the recently concluded bilateral series. He is an ardent fan of Kohli and had met him for the first time in the U-19 World Cup in 2007.
Gayan Senanayake at Kohli's wedding reception
Shining brighter than the rest
Senanayake claims he gets in touch with Virat Kohli whenever India and Sri Lanka play. Gayan also made the most of the opportunity by taking selfies with Indian players, who were also present at the high profile reception. The likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Munaf Patel also posed for photographs with this super fan.