Originally a British sport, cricket has been well-acquainted throughout many parts of the world during British Colonization.
India, in particular, fully adopted cricket – and the sport has become a great hit, and an important part of India’s culture ever since. Picking up on Thailand tourism trend, which focuses on the constant growth of India market, Madame Tussauds Bangkok launches the ever-famous India cricket captain, Virat Kohli wax figure as the latest addition to the attraction’s celebrity panel – so that sport fans can now enjoy the star-studded experience with the international cricket star at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, 4th fl., Siam Discovery.
Virat Kohli, an Indian international cricketer regarded as one of the world’s best batsman, captained India Under-19s to victory at the 2008 International Cricket Council Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. On top of many other recognitions of Kohli’s cricket achievements, the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, was conferred upon him in 2017 under the sports category.
The wax figure of Virat Kohli was specifically created for Madame Tussauds Bangkok’s sport area. Fully dressed in cricket uniform with his special bat, the famous Indian cricketer was immortalized in his best batsman posture, so that fans can have their shots at playing against, as well as a selfie with, their favorite player.
Have your own star-studded cricket moment today at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, 4th fl., Siam Discovery.
Madame Tussauds Bangkok, 4th Floor, Siam Discovery. Admission fee for adults: 990 baht and for children (3-11 years old): 790 baht. For more information, please call 02-658-0060 or visit the museum’s website at https://www.madametussauds.com/Bangkok/