WWE Champion kofi kingston wishes the Indian cricket team for ICC world cup 2019 on social media. He mentioned Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and wished them success ahead of the quadrennial event.
The Indian started their journey towards Crickets most prestigious prize with a splendid victory against South Africa. Riding on Rohit Sharma’s magnificent hundred, Team India cruised to a 6-wicket victory.
With the convincing win, Team India has solidified their position as tournament favorites especially after the drubbing they received at the hands of The Kiwis in the warm up game.
Virat Kohli’s men has the backing of millions, perhaps even billions of fans and now his team can boast of a high-profile supporter in WWE Champion Kofi Kingston.
The WWE india Twitter posted a video of the Grand Slam Champion expressing his support to the men in blue.
“This is your WWE Champion here Kofi Kingston with a very important message for the Boys in Blue. That’s right – Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni and the rest of Team India. I want to wish you the utmost luck in the ICC Cricket World Cup, baby! Do it!”
— WWE (@WWEIndia) June 5, 2019
The WWE has been trying to get expand their business in India for a while now. While they have a huge following, the billion-dollar company is hoping to make paying customers out of them. Cricket has an enormous following in the country, almost cult like in fact. The WWE is therefore ensuring it gets with the game that speaks to the their target demographic.
India will take on Australia in their next World Cup match this Sunday. Kofi, on the other hand, will defend his WWE Championship against Dolph Ziggler this friday at WWE Super ShowDown. The Saudi Arabian Event will stream on the WWE Network