LAHORE – Indian star cricketer Virat Kohli has left an inspiring video message for Hasan Dar, the son of top Pakistan’s umpire Aleem Dar. The clip instantly went viral on social media.

“Hi, Hasan. I received your video. Thank you so much. I would like to tell you that, just like you said, hard work and dedication are very important in life to succeed. So keep working hard to improve your cricket, and don’t lose faith in yourself,” Kohli said in Hindi.

“Hopefully, I will meet you soon when you join Aleem on a tour. I will surely send you a signed cricket bat,” he added in the video.

The video was posted on the Aleem Dar Cricket Academy Facebook page, and has already received over 300 shares and 34,000 views.

Team India, currently in the West Indies for a series, won the first Test by an innings and 92 runs. Virat Kohli scored 200 not out.