AB de Villiers has publicly admitted to sharing false information regarding Indian cricket superstar Virat Kohli’s personal life.
De Villiers known for his friendship with Virat Kohli has retracted his earlier statement concerning Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma, acknowledging he gave wrong information.
This revelation has sparked discussions within the cricketing community and underscores the importance of responsible communication in the public domain.
During a recent interview, AB de Villiers candidly confessed to making a significant mistake by sharing false information about Virat Kohli.
In his statement, de Villiers emphasised the paramount importance of family and privacy, expressing regret over his comment.
He remarked, “I made a terrible mistake by sharing false information, which was not true at all. Family comes first; it’s the priority, as I said on my YouTube channel.”
De Villiers’ acknowledgement of his error reflects his integrity and commitment to rectifying misinformation.
Clarification of Earlier Statements:
AB de Villiers’ retraction pertains to his earlier assertion regarding the expected arrival of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s second child.
The former South African captain had previously shared purported text exchanges between himself and Kohli, suggesting the impending addition to the Kohli-Sharma family.
However, de Villiers has since clarified that the information he shared was erroneous, highlighting the importance of verifying facts before making public statements.
Virat Kohli-Anushka expecting 2nd child: Impact and Speculation
The revelation of AB de Villiers’ error has reverberated across the cricketing fraternity, prompting discussions about the implications of disseminating false information.
Virat Kohli’s decision to withdraw from the initial two Test matches against England, citing personal reasons, ignited speculation regarding his absence.
While concerns over his commitment to cricket were raised, AB de Villiers’ statement added fuel to the rumors surrounding Kohli’s family plans.
However, with de Villiers’ recent clarification, the conjecture regarding Kohli and Sharma’s second child has been dispelled.