Watch: Virat Kohli Endorsing Aleem Dar’s New Venture
Indian Captain Virat Kohli may have been miffed with on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Adrian Holdstock for calling lunch when the team needed only two runs for victory against South Africa in the second ODI in Centurion, but that didn’t come in the way when Kohli decided to voluntarily endorse Dar’s new restaurant.
The three-time ICC Umpire of the Year award winner recently opened the restaurant ‘Dar’s Delighto’ in Lahore.
Virat Kohli, in a video, is seen wishing Aleem Dar for his new venture and urging the people to go and try the food at Dar’s restaurant.
“Hello Aleem Bhai I have heard that you have opened a new restaurant--Dar's Delighto-many congratulations on that. I wish that your restaurant becomes just as successful as you are an umpire,” Kohli said in the video.
Kohli also mentioned in the video that the 49-year-old umpire was going to use his restaurant earnings to set up a school for children with hearing impairments.
“I have also heard that you want to make a school for deaf children through the earnings of this restaurant, so I hope that you accomplish that. I encourage everyone to go and try his restaurant,” Kohli said.
Dar, who also runs a cricket academy in Pakistan, has recently expressed his desire to officiate in the 2019 World Cup in England, which would be his fifth World Cup.